Chronic Female Pelvic Pain - Medications
Treatment with medicine does not cure
female pelvic pain. But controlling pain can help
prevent it from getting worse or becoming chronic.
The following may help relieve symptoms:
What To Think About
No single medicine successfully
treats chronic pelvic pain in all women.
Treating chronic pelvic
pain with medicine is usually preferable to using a surgical option. Surgery
is only recommended when a correctable cause of pain is clearly known. Even in
these cases, there are no guarantees that surgery will relieve pain or that it
will not cause further problems.
Chronic pelvic pain symptoms
sometimes stop naturally when menopause occurs. If you are close to menopausal
age (usually around age 50) and your symptoms are likely related to hormones,
your best option may be home treatment and medicine until menopause