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Acute pelvic pain - red flag symptoms

Acute pelvic pain - red flag symptoms

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Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours


May 7, 2013


June 1, 2016

Programme description

This red flags article provides an overview of the causes of pelvic pain in both men and women. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include taking a good history and examination, and indications for referral.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article GPs should be better able to:
  • List the range of pathology that can cause pelvic pain
  • Take an appropriate history to narrow the range of possible diagnoses
  • Investigate and refer appropriately
  • Faculty

    Original activity author
    Dr Elizabeth Croton
    General Practitioner
    Birmingham, United Kingdom

    Reviewed and updated by
    Dr Anita Somalanka
    United Kingdom

    Exam author
    Dr Sarah Gray
    General Practitioner
    United Kingdom




    Learning Credit(s)


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


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