Pelvic Congestion

Understanding Pelvic Congestion: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Female Pelvic Pain

What is Pelvic Congestion? Pelvic congestion, also known as pelvic venous congestion syndrome (PVCS), is a condition that affects many women ages 20-45 who have given birth more than once, have polycystic ovary syndrome, or varicose veins. It occurs when the veins in the pelvis become enlarged and engorged, causing discomfort and pain. Approximately 40% of visits to the gynecologist…

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