Pelvic Pain

Chronic pelvic pain is one of the most common medical problems among women. It is defined as pain in the pelvis that lasts more than six months and affects a woman's quality of life.

Our Approach to Pelvic Pain

Many conditions can cause chronic pelvic pain, and different systems in the body may be involved. When all possible sources of the pain are explored and treated, many women find their pain lessens significantly or goes away entirely.

UCSF is home to a specialized program dedicated to helping women with chronic pelvic pain. We offer comprehensive evaluations and tailored treatment plans. Our goal is to address all aspects of the patient's health that are affected by living with chronic pelvic pain.

UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.