Heavy periods and Pain in the pelvic region

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common condition in which small pieces of the womb lining (the endometrium) are found outside the womb.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Painful periods or menstruation
  • Heavy periods
  • Pain in the pelvic region
  • Bleeding between periods
  • Lower back pain

More information on Endometriosis is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the female upper genital tract, including the womb, fallopian tubes and ovaries.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Vaginal bleeding after sex
  • Painful periods or menstruation
  • Bleeding between periods
  • Heavy periods
  • Difficulty passing urine

More information on Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.