Chronic Pelvic Pain in Women (The Basics)

What is chronic pelvic pain? — Chronic pelvic pain is internal pain in the area bellow the belly button that lasts 6 months or longer. It often involves the sex organs (figure 1). Sometimes the pain is tied to problems with the intestines (figure 2) or the bladder (figure 3). What causes chronic pelvic pain? Chronic pelvic pain can be caused by …