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Pelvic exam during period

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
Endocrinology 64 years experience
Miscarriage in PCOS: Miscarriages are common in PCOS. Metformin treatment for 3 months or more may help reduce this. Exam feel size of ovaries and uterus.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
Fertility Medicine 28 years experience
Dysmenorrhea: Endometriosis and fibroids are two of the most common causes of dysmenorrhea (painful periods). Other common causes are ovarian cysts, varicose veins... Read More
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Could be: As was said...Those 2 are the most common cause of pain during menstruation.
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Both: Both fibroids and endometriosis could cause those symptoms. The likelihood that the fibroids are causing the pain does depend on the size, number and ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Sapozhnikov
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Pain: Yes and no. Some people get that. But also need to hvae futher evaluation done. Could consider doing pelvic sonogram or may be even MRI. So better.to ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Probably not: If it hurts only during ovulation, it is not diverticulitis that hurts all the time.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Unsure: Probably nothing . But you should see your doctor for them to get a good history and exam to see if the is a problem that needs treated.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Not sure: With just this little detail, it is impossible to pinpoint the problem. Sometimes a woman can have endometriosis or another cause which is only appare... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Unusual: On the surface, the timing and type of pain does not make a lot of sense. Start with a gynecologist, then maybe a urologist, but keep after it until ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Endometriosis?: See you Family Doc and get checked out for endometriosis. Your symptoms sound severe, especially to have started in your teens! It is especially telli... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Likely period: Back pain and a feeling of swelling or bloating are common symptoms during a period. Heating pad and Ibuprofen should help. If the symptoms occur at t... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
No: This is unlikely to be normal. Painful Menstruation (along with pelvic irritation (resulting in bowel symptoms) can be treated. See your Gynecologist.... Read More

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