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Male Pelvic Popping
When I get in a position that I can't extend my body normally, it feels like its popping outta place, above my groin like in my pelvis area.?
Stretching: I think you need to stretch more and work on your flexibility. ...Read more
What does it mean when a joint makes a "Popping" sound? Specifically, the joint where the femur meets the pelvis? Thank you.
Nothing: It means nothing unless it causes pain. ...Read more
I'm 4 months postpartum, I had a csection. My pelvic bone gets to hurting bad sometimes mostly at night while in bed and I feel a popping feeling?
During pregnancy the pelvic ligaments soften because of a hormone called Relaxin produced by the ovary. This is to allow the fetus to pass through the pelvis. Whether you have a C/section or not the body prepares for a vaginal delivery. After delivery this hormone is no longer produced. If may take a while for the ligaments to return to normal. New mothers carry heavy things ...Read more
37 yrs old this year alone broke right foot twice, knee swelling/popping out of place, now broke pelvic bone. Could it be a medication I am on?
That is a lot of: Fractures in one year. Unless one was a stunt woman or very clumsy -this is difficult to explain. I reviewed side effect profiles for phenergan, (promethazine) Alprazolam ; Apriso - and found no association with fractures. If you have found yourself more injury prone, Alprazolam can lead to difficulty with coordination, clumsiness etc. This warrants further exploration. ...Read more
I'm 16 male and both of my wrists make popping or crackling sounds whenever I roll them. I do not experience any pain but I am scared. It happens inboth?
Reassurance: Please, do not roll them often. This is constitutional and can be in different joins. This isn't dangerous and many people live with this all life. ...Read more
What do gas bubbles feel like? - and I've been feeling bubbles popping feeling in my colon, is this normal? It feels really weird. Weird movment "male
Feeling gassy & full: Feeling full of "gas" may reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, stress, pelvic pathology outside gut. ...Read more
Hi, I am a 20 y/o male and have had 2 very painful lumps on the back of my neck and a little farther down my back that don't go away. I have been worried about what they might be. I have tried popping it since I have had an acne problem for a while and it
What to do if I am a 48 year old black male. I have constant muscle and joint pain with popping of the joints. Healthy male?
Get it evaluated: This issue needs evaluation by a rheumatologist. There are many possible causes for your symptoms. ...Read more
HI, I'm male 24, why do I feel pain in my joints after I masturbate specially my knee, fingers. .. and they popping and crack alote?
See your Dr.: Hard to give a specific answer as the pelvic area is actually fairly large with a number of possibilities that may cause swelling. I would recommend seeing your dr. And having a good exam. Impossible to give you a good answer in this kind of forum. Good luck. ...Read more
Possible hernia: Groin or inguinal hernias are pretty common in males (although can happen in women too)and appear most of the time as soft protrusion which is usually non or slightly tender. It would be good to get checked and confirm diagnosis. If the area gets hard, difficult to press down and very tender is time to visit the ed, otherwise if not that severe I encourage you to make an appointment with your pcp. ...Read more
I am a 35 year old male and having intermittent sharp pain in my right pelvic area just had it for couple hours now. What could be the problem?
Hard to say: In the lower abdomen, sharp pain without other significant symptoms usually indicates bowel stretch such as due to gas or constipation or something in the abdominal wall such as a hernia or muscle strain. Could also represent shingles, but I think young male - muscle strain. ...Read more
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
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
Chronic pain: Symptoms depend on cause of pelvic pain. Symptoms may include intermittent or persistent pubic or hip pain, referred lower back pain, pain elicited when sitting, standing, walking, lifting heavy objects, pain with erection, pain during sex, sometimes referred pain to rectum and during defecating. If you have urethral stricture, you could have pain on urination. Pain can lead to anxiety and insom. ...Read more
WOW: Heavy, address this asap to your doctor both needed attention yesterday. ...Read more
I am a 19 years old male... I have been experiencing a slight pain in my verry upper right pelvic area for more than 4 months?
See a doc.: It is hard to say what's going on without an exam and without knowing your history Unless this is clearly associated with an activity or exercise that can be changed or modified so pain stops, it is time to get checked since it has gone on so long. By new activity I am thinking of the old joke "It only hurts when I laugh." Even then, I would want to be checked, because laughing should not hurt. ...Read more
Hi I am a 25 year old male and I am having pain from my bellybutton and down to my pelvic area. I am suspecting it's a hernia but am not sure.?
I'm 37 year old male & suddenly experiencing lower left pelvic & back pain. When I stand or lay down it don't bother me too much. Only when I crouch.
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But, best to do this under guidance of an expert. ...Read more
Good question: Men do not much pelvic content as their organs of reproduction are external. The prostate gland, which only males have, is behind the lining of the pelvis, and can and should be examined rectally in men. ...Read more
Abscess: The only things that live in the male pelvis are: 1) bladder and 2) rectum. There should be no fluid collection outside of the bladder (normal), but with gas in it, usually represents an abscess. This usually represents a perforation or fistula from the rectum, or post-operative leak after rectal surgery. Depending on the cause, the treatment can be drainage through the rectum or open surgery ...Read more
It depends: Anterior groin pain can mean a hip problem like arthritis, stress fracture, or labrum tear. Lateral hip pain can be associated with bursitis or referred pain from the si (sacroiliac) joint or lower back. Posterior hip pain can be caused by sciatica, sacroiliitis, or piriformis syndrome. Muscles or ligaments can be pain generators or it may be organs or viscera in the pelvis. ...Read more
What does it means if I am a female but have pelvic xray that looks more narrow and less flared, like male's?
That means you're...: That means you're very human. We humans come in all shapes and sizes. ...Read more