How are cramps and pelvic pain diagnosed?

When you see a provider at Mile High for pelvic pain or cramps, they will do a thorough evaluation to get to the root cause of your problem. Some of the methods they might use to diagnose pelvic pain are: 

  • Testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) 
  • Pelvic x-ray
  • Ultrasound 
  • Laparoscopy
  • Hysteroscopy 
  • Pregnancy test 
  • Blood test 

Treatments for Cramps and Pelvic Pain

At-Home Remedies
Using a heating pad, stretching, and taking pain relievers or other medication can help alleviate pain without going to the doctor. 
Physical Therapy
Pelvic floor therapy or general physical therapy can help strengthen the muscles in your pelvic area, stopping pain.
Surgery
If the pain is coming from something more serious, you may need surgery to remedy the problem. 

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Do you still have questions about cramps and pelvic pain?

Can pelvic pain be a sign of a UTI?

Yes. Urinary tract infections are notorious for causing pelvic pain and other problems. 

When should I call my doctor about pelvic pain or cramps?

If the pain becomes severe, you notice blood in your urine, or if you are running a fever, you should call your doctor immediately. This is also true if you are pregnant. Do not wait to get help if you are in pain. 

Can my pelvic pain be from anxiety?
Some psychological conditions can cause somatic pain, or it can be a sign of stress. Seeing a therapist can sometimes help with this.

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Mile High OBGYN + Midwifery accepts most major insurance providers! If you have any questions about whether we accept your insurance or not, please reach out to us.

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