Carolinas HealthCare System
Location and Hours

Pelvic Pain

Female pelvic pain refers to painful sensations below a woman's belly button and can be prompted by a multitude of causes.

Menstrual pain, or Dysmenorrhea, occurs when women have pain with their periods. In most cases, menstrual pain does not mean a more serious problem, although sometimes it can be associated with endometriosis or uterine fibroids, non-cancerous tumors in the uterus.

Signs and symptoms of menstrual pain include:

  • Abdominal cramping or dull ache that moves to lower back and legs
  • Heavy menstrual flow
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Constipation or diarrhea
  • Frequent urination
  • Vomiting (not common)

Chronic pelvic pain, or pelvic pain that lasts longer than six months, varies in intensity and can be caused by issues such as:

Drs. David and Kim Newman perform a fluorescent robotic evaluation to identify areas of inflammation and endometriosis not visible to the human eye. GYN Care of the Carolinas in Concord, NC is one of four sites in the U.S. that performs fluorescent robotic evaluation for pelvic pain.

About Carolinas HealthCare System
Who We Are
Leadership
Community Benefit
Corporate Financial Information
Diversity & Inclusion
Annual Report
Foundation
Patient Links
Pay Your Bill
Hospital Pre-Registration
Patient Rights
Privacy
Financial Assistance
Quality & Value Reports
Insurance
Careers
Join Carolinas HealthCare System
Physician Careers

For Employees
Carolinas Connect
Connect with Us
Watch Carolinas HealthCare on YoutubeFollow Carolinas HealthCare on TwitterLike Carolinas HealthCare on FacebookContact Carolinas HealthCareJoin Carolinas HealthCare on LinkedInGo to our mobile website.