This chronic bladder condition often goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.
Question: I have been told I have pelvic congestion syndrome. What does this mean?
About 10,000 women are hospitalised for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) in Australia each year and more than 59,000 are treated for the condition by their GP.
We know that varicose veins occur in the legs but this painful condition can also affect the pelvis.