Fresno Fibroid Center
Non-Surgical Fibroid Treatment & Interventional Radiology located in Fresno, CA
Chronic pelvic pain isn’t normal and isn’t something to ignore. At Fresno Fibroid Center in Fresno, California, the expert providers can help narrow down the reason for your pelvic pain and offer treatment to help you find relief. Call the office or book online to schedule an appointment and have your pelvic pain evaluated.
Pelvic Pain. Q & A
What causes pelvic pain?
Pelvic pain can result from a number of issues, including issues related to your menstrual cycle, bowel problems, urinary tract issues, or gynecological concerns. Pelvic pain can be sharp and acute or feel dull and persistent.
Common causes of pelvic pain include uterine fibroids and adenomyosis. Uterine fibroids are benign growths that develop in your uterus. Adenomyosis is diagnosed when the tissue that lines your uterus (the endometrium) grows into the muscular walls of your uterus. Both of these issues can be addressed with minimally invasive procedures offered at Fresno Fibroid Center.
Why do uterine fibroids cause pelvic pain?
Uterine fibroids are quite common and often don’t cause symptoms. But, if you have fibroids that grow large, pelvic pain, pressure, and discomfort may result. Your lower abdomen may feel heavy, and it may feel like there’s pressure on your lower abdominal area. You may even mistake the pain for normal menstrual cramps. Pain from uterine fibroids intensifies over time and can become debilitating.
Fibroids can stretch out your uterus, making it painful to bend over or exercise. Sometimes, fibroids are positioned in such a way and grow large enough to make you look and feel like you’re several months pregnant.
This pain and discomfort isn’t normal. Call Fresno Fibroid Center for an appointment if you’re experiencing pelvic pain.
How is pelvic pain treated?
The first step in treating pelvic pain is to find out its cause. When you come to Fresno Fibroid Center, the doctors can do a pelvic exam and if fibroids or adenomyosis is suspected, confirm a diagnosis with an ultrasound screening or an MRI.
To resolve pain from fibroids and adenomyosis, the doctors may recommend a procedure known as uterine fibroid embolization. This minimally invasive procedure blocks arteries that supply abnormal tissue with blood. As a result, the fibroid or excess endometrial tissue shrinks, and your symptoms ease up.
The procedure results in minimal scarring. Recovery is relatively quick, so you can get back to your life and be free of pelvic pain soon.
Don’t continue to suffer from pelvic pain. Call Fresno Fibroid Center for an appointment or book online to find out your options for treatment.