Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain is pain below the belly button and located between your hips. The pain may be dull or sharp, mild or severe, and can interfere with your daily activities.

HOME CARE

  • Only take medicine as told by your doctor.

  • Use a calendar to write changes or problems.

  • Keep track of your pain. Note the time and day.

  • Does your pain move?

  • What makes it better?

  • Has it changed?

  • Take your temperature if you feel hot. Write the number down.

  • Write down if you are having new problems.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

  • You have more pain.

  • You get pain in your shoulders or upper back.

  • You have a temperature by mouth above 102° F (38.9° C), not controlled by medicine.

  • You feel faint or dizzy.

  • You have trouble breathing.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these intructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help if you are not doing well or get worse.