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If you've ever experienced pain during sex — or when inserting a tampon or just putting on pants — you're not alone. You may be experiencing pelvic pain.
Pelvic pain is a broad term, almost obnoxiously so. By definition, it is pain below the navel without an identifiable cause for over six months, according to experts such as , pelvic pain specialist and OB/GYN. Bahlani said the time aspect of the diagnosis is debatable, however, because in her view a patient shouldn't have to suffer for months in order to receive treatment. (Full disclosure, Bahlani treated me for my own pelvic pain.) Read more...More about Health, Pelvic Pain, Sealed Lips, Culture, and Health