Pelvic pain refers to pain within the lower part of the abdomen and pelvis. Pelvic pain may arise from symptoms originating within the reproductive organs, urinary system and from musculoskeletal sections of the body. The pain may range from severe to mild, constant to intermittent and acute to chronic. Pelvic pain can result from numerous conditions some including menstrual cramps, fibroids, ovarian cysts, uterine and cervical cancer, ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, kidney stones, kidney infections, urinary tract infections, nerve conditions, STD’s, urinary tract infections, constipation, prostatitis, and appendicitis. The physician may perform a variety of tests to verify the cause such as blood and urine tests pregnancy tests in females, vaginal or penile cultures, x-rays, bone density screenings, hysteroscopy, cystoscopy, lower endoscopy, ultrasound and CT scan. Speaking to a physician can help pinpoint the cause and prescribe the right course of treatment depending on the cause.