Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Is Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Causing Your Pelvic Pain?

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Ongoing pelvic pain in both men and women can be caused by a number of conditions. One such disorder—pelvic congestion syndrome—generally arises in individuals between 20 and 45 years of age. Symptoms include pain in the pelvis, abdomen, groin or genital area. Typically, the pain is severe and experienced as “dull” rather than “sharp.” Pelvic congestion syndrome patients may also experience fatigue, rectal pain, an urge to urinate, lumbosacral neuropathy, and/or depression. A common cause of pelvic congestion syndrome are varicosities in the pelvic region. These are varicose veins—much the...

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