Pelvic pain is not synonymous to a particular gender; both men and women can suffer from pelvic pain. Pain is a very helpful thing. It is often an indication of something wrong; something that requires attention and fixing.
In this case, pelvic pain in both men and women could be an indication of underlying issues that include but are not limited to sexually transmitted diseases, appendicitis, kidney infections, pelvis disorders, bladder infections, ectopic pregnancy, ovulation, fibroid, endometriosis and miscarriage among others. There are other symptoms that could be an indication of acceleration of a problem and they include fever, painful or difficult urination, blood in stool, pain during sexual intercourse, abnormal vaginal bleeding.
It is important to visit your doctor once you experience the above mentioned symptoms in order for the cause of the pelvic pain to be established. This will be done through taking a medical history, blood tests, Pelvic X-ray, ultrasound or a CT scan, a stool test among others depending on the symptoms you present and what your doctor thinks is suitable.
The prognosis or treatment modalities will depend on the results of the tests carried out.
Early treatment is key as it makes treatment easier and cheaper.