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Specific treatment for pelvic pain will be determined by your physician based on:
Your overall health and medical history
Extent of condition
Cause of the condition
Your tolerance for specific medications, procedures or therapies
Expectations for the course of the condition
Your opinion or preference
Treatment may include:
Anti-inflammatory and/or pain medications
Oral contraceptives (ovulation inhibitors)
If a physical cause cannot be found, pelvic pain may be diagnosed as a psychological defense or coping mechanism for some type of trauma. In some cases, psychotherapy is recommended.
In other cases, physicians may recommend a multi-disciplinary treatment utilizing a number of different approaches including nutritional modifications, environmental changes, physical therapy, and pain management.