Chronic Pelvic Pain Services

Chronic Pelvic Pain Services
Do you experienced pelvic pain with every menstrual cycle? Do you experience a dull aching sometimes burning or stabbing pain along the lower part of your abdomen? Do you experience painful intercourse? Tired of seeing many specialists who still have not been able to help with your pain? The Gynecology & Wellness Center can help, Dr. Melissa A. Delgado is a Chronic Pelvic Pain Specialist which involves evaluating, diagnosing and treating disorders such as Interstitial Cystitis, Endometriosis, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, vulvodynia, chronic vaginitis, and Irritable bowel syndrome. In addition, chronic pain leads to increased anxiety and depression which can be significantly decreased with pain reduction, acupuncture, and speaking with a therapist who understands anxiety and depression in the context of Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP).

What is Chronic Pelvic Pain?
Any pelvic pain lasting more than 6 months
It may include but is not limited to:
painful menses, physical activity is limited due to pain, conventional treatment has not helped relieve the pain, painful intercourse.


Interstitial Cystitis (IC) or Painful Bladder Syndrome (PBS)
definition – is a chronic inflammatory condition of the bladder wall
most common symptoms – pain, urinary urgency, urinary frequency.

IC is a chronic condition of the bladder that’s characterized by urinary urgency, frequency and pelvic pain. As mentioned, IC has many symptoms that are in common with other conditions, such as: Chronic Pelvic Pain (CPP), Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs), Endometriosis, Overactive Bladder (OAB), and Vulvodynia.

Although more and more doctors are gaining awareness of Interstitial Cystitis (IC), this condition often goes undiagnosed for a long time. And it’s not uncommon for someone with IC to see several doctors, over the course of many years, before they are actually diagnosed with the condition. That’s why Dr. Melissa A. Delgado and the Gynecology & Wellness Center can help. Dr. Delgado is a Chronic Pelvic Pain Specialist, she understands your pain, frustration and desperation in finding an answer.


Endometriosis
definition – is a medical condition affecting 5-10% of women suffering from Chronic Pelvic Pain most common symptoms: pelvic pain, painful cycles, painful intercourse, infertility.

If you think you have Endometriosis, or know you have Endometriosis and you still suffer from pelvic pain, make an appointment to talk about it. Dr. Melissa A. Delgado is a Chronic Pelvic Pain Specialist, and understands how difficult this can be.

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