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6 Case Series of the Chronic Pelvic Pain by Korean Medicine Therapies
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6 Case Series of the Chronic Pelvic Pain by Korean Medicine Therapies
Kim, Joon-Ho; Kang, Na-Hoon; Chae, Min-Soo; Hwang, Deok-Sang; Lee, Jin-Moo; Lee, Chang-Hoon; Lee, Kyung-Sub; Jang, Jun-Bok;
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Objectives : Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is a common gynecologic symptoms. Various diseases, specially irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), ovarian cysts, and endometriosis, can occur CPP, but the medicines and the operations which used on these diseases have many side effects and even if patients get treatments, pain usually remain due to the pathology is not accord with the pain or the cause is not clear. There are some cases about effective of the Korean medicine therapies, but cases are still deficiency and case series has not been reported. We have a case series of CPP treated by Korean medicine treatment, so we report a case series on CPP. Methods : 6 patients, who suffered from CPP, were enrolled in this study. They received Korean medicine therapies such as herbal medicine, moxibustion, and acupuncture. Results : CPP was reduced by Korean medicine therapies. Conclusions : The present study suggests that Korean medicine therapies have a effect on CPP.
Chronic pelvic pain (CPP);Korean medicine therapy;Side effect;
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