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Chronic Female Pelvic Pain
Pelvic pain in men: There can be a variety of causes of pelvic pain in med. If your primary care doctor is having trouble finding the cause then referral to a urologist might be appropriate. If a urologist can't arrive at a cause then referral to an interventional pain management specialist would be appropriate. ...Read more
Can't diagnose: with the available information. Consider evaluation by your physician or an urologist. Take care. ...Read more
It can be : Conditions found within the pelvic region can refer pain to the lower back including : arthritis, cysts, tumors, infections as well as gastrointestinal issues and genitourinary problems. These pains tend to be independent of position and activity and can be there at rest unlike typical back problems like a disc herniation. ...Read more
Pain during sex, 24/7 cramping pelvic pain and low back pain. Ruptured cyst, free fluid found in sonogram3/14, is constant pain abnormal? Antibiotics?
Evaluation: Intercourse pain is a complex issue. If you recently had a sonogram that showed free fluid this could represent a ruptured cyst but constant pain with cramping and low back pain are atypical. A follow up visit with your Obgyn is warranted to investigate other possibilities. Pelvic inflammatory disease can cause these symptoms and would require antibiotics ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, in some women: Abnormal vaginal bleeding is the most common sign of endometrial cancer. Any persistent pelvic or back pain should be thoroughly investigated, and a visit to a gynecologist may be indicated. There are many potential causes for pain in the pelvis and/or back. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not Exercise: Exercise is not known to cause pelvic pain. In fact exercise may improve pelvic pain in many women. Now if you have scar tissue, endometriosis or fibroids, exercise could aggravate the pain in some women but that is from the underlying problem itself. Endometriosis is a chronic condition that often requires a reproductive endocrinologist to help you manage or even diagnose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
33 yr old female, with chronic right side abdominal pain, severe abdominal swelling, pain radiates down right leg. Been to ER many times no diagnosis?
STOP: Going to er, find a family doctor or internist, get a thorough exam and hopefully a good plan of action with appropriate testing. Impossible to say what it is without exam. ...Read more
Would interstitial cystitis cause lower back, abdominal, pelvic floor pain? Also accompanied by dizziness cramping and severe fatigue?
Can prostatitis cause pain coming directly from testicles (bilateral), thigh pain, upper left sided pelvic pain and/or varicoceles?
22y male, discomfort and a dull constant pain in right iliac region for 6 months. Could it be chronic appendicitis? How is appendicitis diagnosed?
You never will: Know unless you see your doctor soon for investigation and treatment, it could be some thing simple or could be a complex problem , you are neglecting your problem for 6 months , it is time to see your doctor ...Read more
28 yr female, would ic cause severe pelvic pain w tenderness anf swelling, lower right side? Also previous CIN iii, dr says its my bladder hurting ...
Constant right flank/back, intermittent abdominal and epigastric pain+no fever+no urine or bowel symptoms+history of bladder cancer and hysterectomy?
Would pelvic inflammatory disease pain improve during my period? I have Unknown cause of right sided pain.
Probably not: Generally speaking, the only way to improve pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is to be treated with antibiotics. I wonder if your PID was proven by cervical cultures? If your tubes are severely damaged that can cause a hydrosalpinx which can cause pain chronically. Also, endometriosis is a fairly common cause of pelvic pain. You may need a laparoscopy surgery to know for sure. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many possible causes for your symptoms - muscular, GI, or gynecologic. I would need more information in order to help narrow down cause or make any recommendations. Since your symptoms are severe, I strongly encourage you to see your clinician asap. ...Read more
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