Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) is pain in the pelvic area lasting 6 months or longer. CPP is a complex condition affecting 1 in 4 females that can be accompanied by a wide range of symptoms like pain or pressure in the pelvic or genital regions, and an assortment of stomach issues. The most common causes of CPP are painful bladder syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, myalgias (muscle pain or aches), and endometriosis. People with CPP often have more than one pelvic pain syndrome. CPP conditions can overlap with sleep or mood disorders, or other pain conditions, which can make pain more severe.