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Flat Pelvic Bone And Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
If gaining weight, does your hips&pelvic bone also expand?If pregnant, when will the hips&pelvic bone change or expand?Part of early pregnancy?
Does relaxin loosen all muscles / ligaments and bones in body during pregnancy as well as the pelvic area ? Thanks
Yes: though of course it is evolutionarily programmed to help you through childbirth by working specifically on the pelvic ligaments. However, you are probably at increased risk for sprains etc. during this time period, both for this reason and because your balance may be somewhat off. So be careful! I would certainly avoid backbends specifically and use extra care in any exercise regimen. ...Read more
I keep feeling tingling sensation in my pelvic area. More of pelvic bone area is that a early pregnancy sign or is my period coming soon?
Interesting: Localized nerve dsfunction due to compression of the nerve itself or its tiny blood supply leads to intermittent parasthesias (tingling). Uterine fibroids, cysts and orthopedic conditions are among the many things that can cause this. I would see the gyn as they are best at doing a pelvic exam and knowing when order studies (ultrasound, x-ray, mri), and when to refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
Can your uterus come above your pelvic bone earlier in subsequent pregnancies? I'm 11 weeks an i can feel my fundus well and truly above my pubic bone
Possibly: This will depend on your weight and the size of your stomach. If you are very thin then it may be possible to palpate your fundus. Ask your doctor to confirm what you are feeling at your next visit. ...Read more
With fibrous dysplasia in my left femur and left pelvic bone would I need to get a csection during pregnancy instead of having vaginal birth?
Depends: Depending on the extent of involvement and type of limitation. ...Read more
For over a year now when i lay flat on my back i feel a lot of pressure and some pain in my pelvic bone. Should this a serious concern?
Supine pelvic pain: Pain x 1 year should be evaluated . May be sciatica, (see if a pillow under your knees helps), hip or ileitis/ celiac (GI origin though one would expect GI symptoms) , or ovarian ( have seen vaginitis with mycoplasma cause pain) /renal. Ffollow up with doc for good exam to localize consider CT abd/pelvis and or MRI LS spine, hip films and ESR,CBC ,U/A possible food intolerances testing ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do flat bones like pelvic, shoulder blade, skull stop growing, i was told that that they are capable of growth throughout life but why? What purpose.
Bones are growing..: Normal bone tissue is always being broken down and regrowing. Broken down by cells called osteoclasts and grown by cells called osteoblasts. So, in effect bones are always growing. The length of bones usually occurs while the physis (growth plate) is open ... These usually close in the late teen years. ...Read more
I have throbbing pain on my lower right hand side of my abdomen and also when i lay down flat my pelvic bone on the right side sticks out?
Evaluate : 19y female has right lower abdominal pain. If acute & constant there is concern for appendicitis, which can be serious & for which urgent General Surgical evaluation is needed. Appendicitis is often accompanied by vomiting & fever. If intermittent & chronic, the noted pelvis bone asymmetry & increased pain lying implicates the pelvic sacroiliac joint on right, & an Osteopath should be consulted. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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