Chronic Pelvic Pain | Overview

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What is chronic pelvic pain?

Chronic pelvic pain is pain in your pelvic region (the area below your belly button and above your hips) that lasts for at least 6 months. The pain may be steady or it may come and go. It can feel like a dull ache, or it can be sharp. The pain may be mild, or it may be bad enough to interfere with normal daily activities.

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 01/96

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