Common Gynecologic Symptoms


 

COMMON GYNECOLOGIC SYMPTOMS

You may experience some of the following symptoms depending on your gynecologic condition.

GYNECOLOGICAL PAIN

Pain is described in different ways for each patient. Often, it is measured with a scale from 0-10, where 0 equals no pain and 10 is the worst pain imaginable. Describing your pain can help your doctor determine your condition.

Each of the Following may Indicate a Different Condition:

  • Pelvic discomfort
  • Pelvic pressure
  • Abdominal tenderness
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Back ache
  • Back pain
  • Painful urination and/or bowel movements
  • Pain during intercourse

 

MENSTRAL BLEEDING

Monthly periods are different for each woman. Menstrual bleeding may be different at different stages of a women’s life such as, before and after childbirth, with age, and with any medications you regularly take. The following are examples of bleeding patterns that are linked to specific gynecologic conditions:

 

Gynecologic Conditions

  • Very heavy or abnormal bleeding
  • Bleeding longer than 7 days
  • Periods lasting longer than 21 days
  • Periods more than 35 days apart
  • Spotting/bleeding between periods
  • Spotting/bleeding after menopause
  • Passing blood clots
  • Bleeding after intercourse
  • Vaginal discharge tinged with blood

 

OTHER GYNECOLOGIC SYMPTOMS

Besides pain or irregular bleeding, there are other symptoms many women have that are linked to certain gynecologic conditions.

  • Difficulty urinating or having bowel movements
  • Infertility (cannot get pregnant/miscarriages)
  • Feeling of pressure on your bladder or rectum
  • Slipping or dropping of your vagina or uterus
  • Feeling heaviness or pressure in your pelvis
  • Constant abdominal pressure
  • Swelling or bloating
  • Urgent need to urinate
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections
  • Pain while standing or walking

 

It’s Time to Talk to Your Doctor

If your symptoms are interrupting your daily activities or keeping you from performing daily tasks, it is time to see your doctor. If these symptoms do not go away on their own, they may need treatments. Some gynecologic conditions can be treated with lifestyle changes, medicine, or surgery.

Common gynecologic conditions include: endometriosis, adenomyosis, uterine fibroids, pelvic prolapse, and even cancer.

Read more about these conditions on our site and be sure to consult your doctor about any symptoms you may be experiencing. Your doctor will provide you with his/her professional advice and an accurate diagnosis to provide you with the right treatment for your condition.

GYNECOLOGIC TREATMENT IN MIAMI

Gynecologist Near Me

At Pavilion Healthcare and Wellness Center, we are devoted to providing a full range of gynecology services. For that reason we provide services such as Gynecologic Treatment in Miami. If you would like more information on the services we provide, please call us at (786) 416-0003.

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  1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health. FAQs. Available from:http://womenshealth.gov/

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