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I have a lot of pelvic pain?

I have a lot of pelvic pain?

C a gynecologist: Whether female or male, the question is too general to even guess. I'll take the rest of 400 characters to mention 2 key principles of medicine. For the knowledgable experienced doc, the DX or next specific step is in the doc's questions & and patient's answers. Second, pain is subjective for that one pt, it is otherwise unmeasurable, except within the docs mind that is listening and seeing pt. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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How does a dr workup pelvic pain?

How does a dr workup pelvic pain?

Varies: The evaluation starts with a complete history, followed by an appropriate exam, then additional studies and tests are considered (blood work, cultures, biopsies, ultrasounds, ct scan, etc). ...Read more

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What could be causing my pelvic pain?

What could be causing my pelvic pain?

Multiple factors: The most common cause is endometriosis which presents as severe pain with menses and intercourse. You can also have painful bladder syndrome, urinary urgency/frequency/pain with full bladder/ negative urine cultures. Pelvic floor muscle spasm will cause sharp shooting pain and a sensation like something is falling out or maybe a fullness sensation in the vagina specially when sitting. Among others ...Read more

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What are common causes of pelvic pain?

What are common causes of pelvic pain?

Many.: A long list of abnormalities can cause pain. Common causes would include endometriosis, fibroids, pelvic infections, ovarian cysts, irritable bowel syndrome, interstitial cystitis, adenomyosis, or vulvodynia. ...Read more

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What can be the causes for pelvic pain?

What can be the causes for pelvic pain?

Many: Infection, Inflammation, Masses, Growths, Scar Tissue, Muscle Spasms, Nerve Disorder, Back Disorders, Medical Conditions.....There are so many causes. I recommend further evaluation and testing. Check out pelvicpain. Org ...Read more

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What are the common causes of pelvic pain?

Numerous: There is no common cause. Detailed gynecological, urological and psychological evaluation is necessary. ...Read more

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What to if I am having extreme pelvic pain what is going on?

Evaluation needed.: Pelvic pain may be due to endometriosis, bladder pain, colorectal and muscular issue. See a physician at the earliest convenience. A thorough evaluation is necessary. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain during menstration?

Pelvic pain during menstration?

Dysmenorrhoea: Dysmenorrhoea is a term used to describe low anterior pelvic pain which occurs in association with periods.
http://patient. Info/doctor/dysmenorrhoea ...Read more

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What can cause pelvic pain/pressure?

Many things: Common causes of pelvic pain/pressure are endometriosis, adhesions, fibroids, ovarian cysts, adenomyosis, and pelvic infections. Pelvic pain can also be due to irritable bowel or bladder inflammation. Cancer must also be considered. See your doctor to sort out what is going on with you and to get the right treatment. ...Read more

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What's chronic pelvic pain in men from?

What's chronic pelvic pain in men from?

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

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I have moderate pelvic pain for 3 days?

I have moderate pelvic pain for 3 days?

Pelvic pain: The human body is a sophisticated 'machine". It is wired with nerve pathways that send signals to the rest of the body giving an ongoing account of its' operational status. Pain is one of the responses that clearly state to the "recipient" (you) that something is definitely wrong in its function. See a GYN MD and get "plugged in" to a "diagnostic computer" (exam) to keep your "machine" operating. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain radiating down upper thighs?

Pelvic pain radiating down upper thighs?

See below: I need more information but neuralgia would be high on my diagnosis list. Did you have a c-section or other pelvic surgery? ...Read more

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Cant hold bladder. And have pelvic pain?

Infection: It could be signs of an infection. See your doctor to be tested and treated. ...Read more

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What should I do for chronic pelvic pain?

What should I do for chronic pelvic pain?

See a specialist: Pelvic pain may be from muscular spasm, endometriosis or infection. See you gynecologist. ...Read more

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How common is pelvic pain in young girls?

Emotional: Aside from physical trauma, emotional trauma may also contribute. ...Read more

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How are pelvic pain and fertility related?

Similar causes.: Many of the disease processes that cause pelvic pain can also interfere with normal fertility. Examples are endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, and fibroids. If you would like to become pregnant and suffer from pelvic pain, have it evaluated in a timely manner. For example, endometriosis gets worse over time if measures are not taken to prevent it from progressing. ...Read more

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Can appendicities only cause pelvic pain?

Can appendicities only cause pelvic pain?

No: Abdominal, right lower abdomen, flank, and even thigh pain are not uncommon. ...Read more

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My fiance has lower pelvic pain any surgery?

See Gynocologist: There are many possible causes. She should see her gynocologist. ...Read more

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What would cause pelvic pain right after sex?

What would cause pelvic pain right after sex?

Not normal: Occasional pain with intercourse is common.
Persistent pain during or after intercourse is not normal and a pelvic ultrasound, gynecologic exam and perhaps a laparoscopy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Chronic pelvic pain?

The symptoms of Chronic pelvic pain include:: Abdominal pain, Bladder tenderness, Headache, Low back pain, Nocturia, Pain during sex, Tender abdomen, Urethral pain, Painful urination, Burning with urination, Excessive menstrual cramps. ...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 causes pelvic pain during ovulation, sex?

Several possible: Many possible causes, but the combination of mid-cycle pain with painful sex is very often due to endometriosis. You would need to see a physician to sort this out further. ...Read more

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How can chronic pelvic pain in men be treated?

How can chronic pelvic pain in men be treated?

Medical work up firs: Before pelvic pain in men is treated, the source of the pelvic pain must be determined. First your doctor should order a lumbar and pelvic mri. Second, I would order a psa level and perform a manuel prostate exam to determine if the prostate is enlarged. A would also order a vdrl. A would take an extensive history from the patient, ask if he has any he std's. If negative then refer to urologi. ...Read more

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What can I do to manage my chronic pelvic pain?

History and PE: Have your physician examine the hips and pelic musculature and perform a pelic exam after a thorough history. Tat will help direct your doctor to perform any lab work or medical imaging that may be indicated. ...Read more

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Left sided pelvic pain radiating to lower back?

Left sided pelvic pain radiating to lower back?

Could be: Many different things, from ovarian/uterine issues to left sided colon issues. It could even be from your left kidney/urinary tract system. It would be very helpful if you could provide more information in regards to the quality of the pain, what makes it better or worse, anything else going healthwise and what may have been going on when it started. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the main causes of pelvic pain?

Long list: Pelvic pain can be caused by all of the structures in the pelvis. You can have fibroids, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, diverticulosis, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel, constipation, cystitis, etc. You should see your doctor so they can narrow down the list. ...Read more

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What can cause pelvic pain and burning down below?

Some causes: If u mean in the vagina: some of the more common causes : urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted infections (trichamonas, etc), bacterial vaginosis. Other causes as well, but more detail would b helpful to determine. ...Read more

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When should a hysterectomy be done for pelvic pain?

Multiple indications.: If 1) pain is chronic and interfering with normal activities, sexual functioning, mood, and/or relationships, 2)conservative measures like birth control pills have failed, and 3) no future fertility is desired, then a hysterectomy can be considered. For some diseases, like endometriosis, a hysterectomy is the only definitive cure. ...Read more

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Pelvic Pain (Definition)

The pelvic region refers to the lowermost portion of the abdomen, below the level of the umbilicus, and most often in the lowermost portions of the abdomen, on the sides and centrally. Discomfort, in various forms (stabbing, cramping, aching, ...Read more