Pelvic Pain Specialist

NY Pelvic Pain and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery P.C. has extensive expertise and advanced training in identifying the causes of pelvic pain and providing treatment to relieve symptoms, helping women throughout the New York City region receive the most appropriate care so they can feel confident about their health.

Pelvic Pain Q & A

NY Pelvic Pain and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery P.C.


What causes pelvic pain?

The pelvic region comprises many structures, and as a result, there are many possible causes for acute and chronic pelvic pain, including:

  • painful menstruation or ovulation

  • uterine fibroids

  • ovarian cysts

  • endometriosis

  • ectopic pregnancy

  • pelvic inflammatory disease

  • infection

  • internal swelling (edema)

  • internal hernia

  • miscarriage or intrauterine fetal death

  • tumors

  • structural defects in the uterus or other organs

Some types of pelvic pain can emanate from issues affecting the pelvic floor, including uterine and vaginal prolapse, and sometimes, conditions occurring elsewhere, such as in the digestive system, may cause referred pelvic pain.

How can the causes of pain be diagnosed?

We use the most advanced techniques to determine the causes of pelvic pain so they can be treated appropriately. Diagnosis begins with a thorough discussion of the symptoms followed by a physical and pelvic exam and Pap test. Blood work, urinalysis and other diagnostic testing such as ultrasound, CT scan or in-office evaluations to look at the uterus, vagina, cervix and fallopian tubes may also be ordered to look for signs of specific causes.

What is a hysteroscopy?

Hysteroscopy is an in-office diagnostic exam that uses a thin, flexible instrument called a hysteroscope that is inserted through your vagina to look inside your uterus and your fallopian tubes. It can also be used to aid in performing some minor procedures as well. 

What is laparoscopy?

Laparoscopy is a minimally-invasive surgical technique that uses very small incisions to perform surgical procedures and medical assessments. It offers a much faster recovery time and less discomfort compared to traditional surgery.

What treatments are available for chronic pelvic pain?

Treatment depends on the underlying cause of your pain and may include medication, minimally-invasive procedures, laparoscopic surgery or general surgery. When an underlying cause cannot be determined, your treatment will focus on relieving the symptoms.

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NY Pelvic Pain and Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery P.C.
90 Maiden Lane, Suite 300
Financial District

New York, NY 10038
Phone: 646-290-9560
Fax: 212-532-4362
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