Silicon Valley Pain Management -  - Pain Management Specialist

Asmina Khan, MD

Pain Management Specialist & Anesthesiologist located in San Jose, CA

Pelvic And Abdominal Pain Specialist

Pelvic and/or abdominal pain can be uncomfortable and may be the signs of an underlying condition. Dr. Khan can help pelvic/abdominal pain at Silicon Valley Pain Management in San Jose, California.

Pelvic and Abdominal Pain Q & A

What are the symptoms of pelvic pain?

Pelvic/abdominal pain can range from mild to severe depending on the location of the pain. Some pelvic pain symptoms include:

  • Constant, moderate to severe pain
  • Intermittent pain that may or may not be associated with certain activities
  • Dull aching sensation
  • Sharp and cramping sensations that may travel
  • Feeling of pressure or heaviness in the pelvic region
  • Pain associated with intercourse
  • Pain with bowel movements or straining

What causes pelvic pain?

Pelvic pain can be more noticeable during body functions and activities like urination, sexual activity, or menstruation Ligaments, muscles, or other internal problems in the pelvic or abdominal area can also cause pain. These types of conditions can be caused by many factors including gynecologic conditions, irritable bowel syndrome, interstitial cystitis, surgery, or internal organ pain. Pelvic pain may also be associated with other conditions such as inflamed spinal joints or pinched nerves.

When should I seek medical care for abdominal pain?

If you are experiencing abdominal pain, you should seek medical assistance for any of the following:

  • Abdominal pain that lasts over six hours
  • Abdominal pain after eating or keeps you from eating
  • Pain accompanied by vomiting more than three or four times
  • Abdominal pain during pregnancy
  • Pain that worsens when you try to move
  • Pain that wakes you up at night
  • Pain with vaginal bleeding
  • Pain accompanied by a high fever
  • Pain accompanied by the inability to urinate, move the bowels, or pass gas

What are the treatment options for pelvic or abdominal pain?

Treatment options for abdominal/pelvic pain will vary based on your
symptoms and what is causing the pain. Some of the treatment options

  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Radiofrequency Neuroablation
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound-Guided Nerve Blocks
  • Medication Management

At Silicon Valley Pain Management, Dr. Khan works with you to develop a
treatment plan that meets your individual needs. Dr. Khan values the
importance of an interdisciplinary approach to pain management, especially
as it relates to pain in the pelvic or abdominal area.

We Accept Insurance

We accept Medicare, Insurance PPO Plans, and Workers' Compensation. We also have an option for self-pay for services for patients without insurance . Please call our office if you have any questions.

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Silicon Valley Pain Management
4986 Cherry Avenue
San Jose, CA 95118
Phone: 408-645-6760
Fax: (408) 384-5121
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