Pain down there? Taming below-the-belt agonies

Do you frequently suffer from pains and aches down below there? A persistent or recurring pain that strikes between your navel and crotch can be very difficult to diagnose. While ovarian cancer may be the first thing that comes to mind, the more likely cause is one of the more common, but still potentially dangerous gynaecological problems women suffer from.

It can be frustrating and difficult to pinpoint the specific source of pain below the belt because so many organs – uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, bladder and rectum – share a relatively compact space below the navel. Separating them as pain sources is not easy for the patient or doctor. If it is just a mild twinge, you might be tempted to shrug it off or pop over-the-counter pain relievers…Subscribe here for more