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Doctor insights on: Frozen Pelvis Syndrome

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What happens if a girl was born with androgen insensitivity syndrome, would it be possible for her body to develop a male pelvis?

What happens if a girl was born with androgen insensitivity syndrome, would it be possible for her body to develop a male pelvis?

Complicated: This is a complicated syndrome that can not be discussed in the 400 characters HealthTap docs are allotted. I would make sure the child is followed by a good pediatric endocrinologist. He/she is best to answer the complicated questions regarding a child with androgen insensitivity. ...Read more

Freezing (Definition)

Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more


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Can you tell me if a girl was born with androgen insensitivity syndrome, would it be possible for her body to develop a male pelvis?

Can you tell me if a girl was born with androgen insensitivity syndrome, would it be possible for her body to develop a male pelvis?

Sensitive question: There is an answer to this, but it is a sensitive subject, and should be answered by the patient's personal doctor, not in a public site such as this. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Fetal ultrasound showed enlarged renal pelvis and large head. So could it be a syndrome?

Fetal ultrasound showed enlarged renal pelvis and large head. So could it be a syndrome?

May or may not.: Enlarged renal pelvises are common urinary tract anomalies. A large head can be familial. So not likely. But then there is much ultrasound can't diagnose. Just have to wait and see. ...Read more

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Will a woman need pelvic surgery if she has turner syndrome?

Will a woman need pelvic surgery if she has turner syndrome?

Why: The infertility that is part of adult patents with Turner syndrome is not a surgical problem. They have non-functional ovaries, but the rest of the equipment is normal. ...Read more

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Hi I got married at 2012 still am not having baby e so I went to the gynaec she told to take the pelvic scan I had small follicles polcycstic syndrome?

Hi I got married at 2012 still am not having baby e so I went to the gynaec she told to take the pelvic scan I had small follicles polcycstic syndrome?

No Question Here: You failed to ask a question. Your statement sounds normal and the best advice I can give without knowing of your specific concerns would be to work with your gynecologist to solve this problem and to help you get pregnant. ...Read more

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How bad is pelvic congestion syndrome?

How bad is pelvic congestion syndrome?

Depends on severity: Women with pelvic congestion syndrome tend to experience chronic pain in the pelvis & lower back. The pain is related to the presence of dilated varicose veins surrounding the uterus and ovaries. Treatment depends on severity of symptoms & may include catheter directed embolization to seal the pelvic varicosities & relieve the pressure being abnormally transmitted via these veins to pelvic organs. ...Read more

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What exactly is chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

What exactly is chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

Chronic prostatitis: It is a chronic condition in men also called chronic non bacterial prostatitis or chronic prostatitis
it causes pelvic or perineal pain without evidence of urinary infection lasting longer than 3 months as the main sumptom. Pain may radiate to rectum and there may be burning or pain during urination, pain in the penis, muscle pain and fatigue
it may be caused by anxiety, with element of ocd&panic diso. ...Read more

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What is chronic pelvic pain syndrome and the symptoms?

What is chronic pelvic pain syndrome and the symptoms?

Pain in pelvis: By definition this needs to be pain in the pelvis which is lasting greater than 3 months and occurs most of the time. It also typically excludes any reversible causes. Symptoms may include pain with urination, defecation, sex, etc. If you fee you have this or any of the above symptoms, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is typical care routine for pelvic congestion syndrome 28 yr old female?

What is typical care routine for pelvic congestion syndrome 28 yr old female?

Depends: That depends on how the diagnosis has been made. Chronic pelvic pain can have many causes. If the patient has a confident diagnosis of ovarian vein insufficiency the best treatment currently available is embolization. This is performed by an interventional radiologist, and a consultation with an ir who is experienced with this disease would be helpful. ...Read more

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Would pelvic congestion syndrome affect kidney function?

Would pelvic congestion syndrome affect kidney function?

No: Pelvic congestion syndrome is a waste basket term for pelvic pain /discomfort which is chronic. Kidney function should not be affected by this syndrome. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment for chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

What is the most common treatment for chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

This is variable: I would assume that there is no correctable abnormality in your case and you are dealing with chronic pain. Treatments range from coping mechanisms, biofeedback and pelvic therapy to medications, injections and even neuromodulation. I would say the most common treatment would be medication management. You should seek out a specialist to manage your pain. ...Read more

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How do they test for pelvic congestion syndrome? Did an internal exam and based on my symptoms is how he diagnosed me. Should I go for other tests?

How do they test for pelvic congestion syndrome? Did an internal exam and based on my symptoms is how he diagnosed me. Should I go for other tests?

No good definitive: There is no good, standard, accepted test for pelvic congestion syndrome. It is basically diagnosed by excluding other possible causes of pelvic pain. Some doctors believe an MRI or CT scan can show dilation of the pelvic vessels but the data proving this is kind of weak. Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUDs and birth control pills can usually improve symptoms. ...Read more

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What can they do for pelvic conjestion syndrome?

What can they do for pelvic conjestion syndrome?

Pelvic Congestion: Early treatment options for pelvic congestion include pain medication, alternative therapies such as acupuncture, and suppression of ovarian function. More aggressive option is surgery; however, it can be done using noninvasive transcatheter techniques to embolize the varicose veins that are being compressed within the abdomen causing symptoms. Up to 80% of women obtain relief using this method. ...Read more

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My doctor believes I have pelvic congestion syndrome. What is this? Is this rare, or common. Want some advice on this?

Not so simple: Dilated ovarian/uterine veins become engorged with blood causing pain. Female, usually have had multiple pregnancies. Ultrasound/mri findings supporting the diagnosis. It is not a diagnosis of exclusion. It is real. Likely under diagnosed and under treated. The gold standard is mri/mrv, if present the veins are treated much like varicose veins can be. Ask to see an interventional radiologist. ...Read more

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Hi I have fitz-curtis-Hugh syndrome, pelvic adhesions and bilateral tubal occlusion. For 2 months I have not stopped bleeding and not eating.?

Hi I have fitz-curtis-Hugh syndrome, pelvic adhesions and bilateral tubal occlusion. For 2 months I have not stopped bleeding and not eating.?

Pelvic infection: See your Gyn doctor, still you may have active infection even possible abscess formation in the pelvi need additional antibiotics, gonococcal infection used to be the cause one time, now replaced by chlamydial organism possible other secondary organism, ...Read more

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Diagnosed with chronic pelvic pain syndrome after being treated for klebsiellia infection found in semen. Pain remains. Will this go away in time?

Diagnosed with chronic pelvic pain syndrome after being treated for klebsiellia infection found in semen. Pain remains. Will this go away in time?

Try these...: Stop antibiotics and see, if not worse, just leave it out; do pelvic floor muscle exercise as women do; try taking alphs-blocker; eat, enjoy, but control foods; daily quality mental & physical exercise without overindulgence; sleep well & sound x 6-8 hrs; meditate to reinforce spiritual & physical connection, and pray if religious; follow realistic medical advice; lose weight... Thus, will improve ...Read more

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I developed chocolate cyst on my left side as a result of operative laparo for left side frozen pelvis. Medical tips will be helpful. I wana conceive?

I developed chocolate cyst on my left side as a result of operative laparo for left side frozen pelvis. Medical tips will be helpful. I wana conceive?

Severe Endometriosis: Given your medical hx it seems that ivf may be your best option but I highly recommend a very close follow up and a treatment plan with your gynecologist and a reproductive endocrinologist. ...Read more

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My question is I had endometriosis and pelvic congestion syndrome with a full hysterectomy and the doctors were pushing me out that day do you normally stay overnight with a full hysterectomy I feel the doctors did not treat me right?

My question is I had endometriosis and pelvic congestion syndrome with a full hysterectomy and the doctors were pushing me out that day do you normally stay overnight with a full hysterectomy I feel the doctors did not treat me right?

More & more: Hysterectomies are done as outpatients. An article. Study entitled "Feasibility and Safety of Outpatient Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy" concluded "Same-day discharge is a feasible and safe option for carefully selected patients who undergo an uncomplicated TLH, even in the presence of leiomyomas, severe adhesions, or endometriosis." https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC4354205/ >> ...Read more

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Can tubal ligation cause pelvic congestion syndrome? Used filshie clips

Short answer: Yes: If your symptoms began within days to weeks following ligation, and no other findings exist on regular workup, you may have a variant of Post-Tubal Ligation Syndrome. You should seek out an expert on Chronic Pelvic Pain. Reversal of the ligation is sometimes possible and your symptoms may subside.

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Daughter just had MRI for back and was told need ultra sound of pelvic area. She read on report neoplastic syndrome. What does that mean?

Daughter just had MRI for back and was told need ultra sound of pelvic area. She read on report neoplastic syndrome. What does that mean?

Paraneoplastic?: You might be referring to paraneoplastic syndrome. A paraneoplastic syndrome is a disease or symptom that is the consequence of the presence of cancer in the body, but is not due to the local presence of cancer cells. See: http://goo. Gl/yg0rt. ...Read more

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I am scheduled for an abdominal hysterectomy November 26th for congested pelvic syndrome. Should Iget another opinion for a less invasive method?

I am scheduled for an abdominal hysterectomy November 26th for congested pelvic syndrome. Should Iget another opinion for a less invasive method?

I would say: Yes. But I am biased because I am an advanced minimally invasive surgeon. Having 3 pencil eraser size incisions vs a larger skin incision allows for less pain and a quicker recovery and shorter hospital stay. If you are asking the question, then I think you already know the answer. Good Luck. ...Read more

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How does pcs cause back pain? I have been diagnosed with pelvic congestion syndrome but I don't understand how that can be the cause of my recurrent back pain that is similar to (but not exactly) sciatica and sacral iliitis. Can you explain what's going

How does pcs cause back pain? I have been diagnosed with pelvic congestion syndrome but I don't understand how that can be the cause of my recurrent back pain that is similar to (but not exactly) sciatica and sacral iliitis. Can you explain what's going

See Specialist: Consider imaging studies for your spine if you believe your pain is sciatica or sacra-iliac in origin. Pelvic congestion syndrome can mimic sciatica occasionally but it is typically a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning everything else has been ruled out first. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor should I see for levator ani syndrome/pelvic floor spasm?

Which type of doctor should I see for levator ani syndrome/pelvic floor spasm?

Most: Colon and rectal surgeons should be able to confirm the diagnosis and offer treatment/management options. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should you see for levator ani syndrome/pelvic floor spasm?

What kind of doctor should you see for levator ani syndrome/pelvic floor spasm?

Colorectal surgeon: In many CRS practices, pelvic floor manometry and training are offered, and are an important part of their practice. Ask you doctor to make an appointment with a surgeon specializing in colorectal disease, and ask if they have a pelvic floor manometry analysis available. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what kind of doctor should I see for levator ani syndrome/pelvic floor spasm?

Can you tell me what kind of doctor should I see for levator ani syndrome/pelvic floor spasm?

Colorectal surgery: A colorectal surgeon would be your first choice. The availability of a pelvic floor manometry lab would be particularly beneficial. Good luck. ...Read more

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A buzzing feeling on front pelvis, on left side of pubic area? I might have Si joint prob or pirformis sydrome, could any of these cause it or not?

A buzzing feeling on front pelvis, on left side of pubic area? I might have Si joint prob or pirformis sydrome, could any of these cause it or not?

Pain: Less likely to be SI joint and not at all likely to be piriformis syndrome. Sometimes the SI joint pain may radiate to the groin area but would feel like a deep dull ache. It would increase while bending forward and esp getting out of a chair. There may be tenderness in the back. Please inform us of any aggravation and relieving factors, any other symptoms. That may get you better answers. ...Read more

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Is pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy effective for interstitial cystitis (aka: painful bladder syndrome)?

Is pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy effective for interstitial cystitis (aka: painful bladder syndrome)?

For symptoms yes: But it probably doesn't actually treat the condition ie heal the bladder wall. Painful bladder syndrome includes manythings that aren't ic such as pelvic floor dysfunction that will respond well to rehab. ...Read more