Chronic female pelvic pain is pain in a woman's lower abdomen that lasts for 6 months or more. It may be constant or come and go and range from mild to severe.
Many things can cause chronic pelvic pain, including pelvic infections. But sometimes the cause is a mystery.
Current as of: October 13, 2016
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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