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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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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


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Had an ablation in November. started having debilitating lower pelvic pain and upper abd. Pain at cycle time. Like labor AND ulcer. What can I do?

Had an ablation in November. started having debilitating lower pelvic pain and upper abd. Pain at cycle time.  Like labor AND ulcer.  What can I do?

Menstrual cramps: It sounds like menstrual cramps without the actual flow. Ibuprofen, a prostaglandin inhibitor, and a heating pad are good choices for help. Endometrial ablation may stop the flow, but it doesn't stop the pituitary from running the cycle including cramps. If this gets worse talk to your GYN about a more definitive measure of treatment. ...Read more

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Im 320lbs and 18 weeks pregnant. I'm having pelvic pain but no bleeding. This is 3rd child is this normal? Pain like my body is getting ready 4 labor

Im 320lbs and 18 weeks pregnant. I'm having pelvic pain but no bleeding. This is 3rd child is this normal? Pain like my body is getting ready 4 labor

Please see ur doctor: Pain is of the nature you described deserves medical attention, since you know what labor pains are, kindly see your doctor or go to ER, best of luck ...Read more

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Im 37 weeks pregnant and 4 CM dilated. How can I speed up labor? I am having strong pelvic pain.

Im 37 weeks pregnant and 4 CM dilated. How can I speed up labor? I am having strong pelvic pain.

Are you alone?: Labor is a good time to have quality support present. If you have an obgyn, midwife, doula, mature experienced relatives or loved ones they should be with you now. Especially if this is your first time - find help now. Stay as mobile as comfortable & safe. Void your bladder.Sip water throughout. Warm tub soak. Intercourse (if dr. Approved) & nipple stimulation can help. Best to y'all! ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant with excruciating pelvic pain on right side. Unable to put pressure and walk. Tylenol not helping. Only have pre term labor.

Pelvic pain-pregnant: You should report this to your doctor immediately. If you can not see your doctor, go to OB clinic or er. ...Read more

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I'm 3cm dilated 37 weeks i woke up with pelvic pain it hurts to walk pee do anything. I'm on all fours to try to relieve the pain but its not working i try to swing my hips it hurts really bad. What's going on am i in labor without contractions?

Call your OB now: You need to call your OB or go directly to l&d for an evaluation on an urgent basis. If you are in early labor they can decide if it can be stopped or should proceed. Baby is still at some risk of pre-term problems, and you may be experiencing a complication that puts baby at risk. Call now! ...Read more

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