Chronic pelvic pain in women is a significant health problem. There are many causes including:
Pelvic infection (PID)
Past history of **** abuse
Pelvic congestion syndrome (PCS) is a pelvic pain syndrome due to internal, usually invisible, varicose veins in the pelvis. They are fed abnormally high pressure by abnormal, enlarged ovarian veins.Patients may have chronic aching or burning pain, sometimes worse with menses, worse when active, better after sleep. They usually have a negative work up for other causes of pelvic pain. The syndrome is more common after having had multiple pregnancies. Patients are sometimes classified as being nuts.