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Nodules In Pelvic Area
Can Cauda Equina Spinal Nodule cause pain/pressure through bowel & pelvic area; and severe constant worsening pain through sacral & tailbone area?
Nodule found in right side of pelvic wall. Thinking its endo is a nodule a tumor/another word for tumor?
Nodule=Lump: A nodule is a generic name for a "lump" which can occur due to a tumor (growth); tumors can be benign or malignant (cancer). However, nodules may occur secondary to inflammation or many other processes. If you have a history of endometriosis, this may very well cause a nodule in the pelvis. ...Read more
I recently had a pelvic ultrasound and the results found a complex cyst with a mural nodule there was also a septated cyst found with no free fluid.
Results depend: On several factors, including your age, size of cyst, and associated symptoms, as well as your medical history. A complex cyst is a septated cyst. I recommend you follow up asap with the clinician who ordered tis ultrasound to discuss results and follow-up plan. Take care! ...Read more
Smear and pelvic examination where the doctor felt 3 nodules. Diagnosed with polycystic ovaries many years ago. Could this be related?
During a recent postpartum pelvic exam, my ob found 2-3 hard marble-like nodules in bladder region, had never felt anything like it before. Wt cld b?
Ask: Without seeing or feeling what you are talking about it would be hard to offer an opinion. The doctor doing the examination is the best one to go. I would ask what the doctor thinks and ask if a biopsy is needed. ...Read more
Painful periods that have gotten worse over six months, painful sex and nodules/graininess felt on pelvic exam. Does this sound like endometriosis??
Yes: Yes it does, find a GYN MD with the expertise to treat you ...Read more
Had a CT abd/pelvis w iv/contrast, findings;4.6mm pulmonary nodule in right lower lobe wout mineralization. Diff diag inc benign & malignant etiologies?
CT SURVEILLANCE: Accp guidelines recommend 2 years of low dose ct surveillance. Repeat ct 3 months x 2 then 6 months x 3 for a total of 2 years. Probably nothing. ...Read more
Need help deciphering CT findings. "A substantially enhancing complex cystic structure of the right adnexa is noted with wall nodule. Adjacent free fluid is noted. Clinical correlation is advised. Ultrasound of the pelvis obtained 8/21/2015 indicated an
Do not have: The ultrasound report. The CT report is concerning and suggest there is a complex structure in the right area of the ovary and note that this need further followup. Will probably need laparoscopy as soon as this can be done. This is suggestive of number of things. To go into detail is inappropriate and needs to be discussed with your doc. Best wishes. ...Read more
CT - 5.8x6.4cm rnd complex cystic mass in posterior pelvis inseparable from adjacent sigmoid colon. Demonstrates lobulated enhancing nodule centrally.
Not sure: A posterior pelvic complex cystic mass in a 65-year-old woman can have many potential causes. This needs to be checked out to find the actual cause and to consider treatment options. You should see a gastroenterologist for further evaluation, if you're not already seeing one. ...Read more
On pelvic exam doc felt small nodule in cervix. He said it is outside of uterus. He said have enlarged lymph nodes in pelvic region. Cause?
Infection/neoplasm: Depends on other exam findings. Can be simple infection or malignancy. ...Read more
3 nodules 5 3 and 2 mm. Colonoscopy endoscopy brain MRI ab pelvis CT scan all normal. I was born with a blocked ivc....What are these nodules from?
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Constipation gas little weight loss tired. Had double contrast chest stomach pelvis CT scan which showed ivc blockage and a lung nodule? Whatnow im25
Need more history: Lung nodules can be anything from cancer to the little calcified spots that many, maybe most, of my fellow kansans have from old histoplasmosis. Blockage of the ivc can be due to anything from compression by an abnormal structure nearby to a tumor of thrombus in it. Nobody here will be much help; your physician must and wants to explain exactly what's happening to you. Good luck. ...Read more
When to wait: There is very little to comment on. This does not sound like pain or disease in an of itself. This type of question often elicits from the doctor a wait and see attitude. Either the sensation will cease or it will change and give us more clues as to what it could be. ...Read more
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
Diet and Exercise: One cannot target weight loss from a specific area, but losing weight in general will help. One needs to burn more calories than she consumes. Watch the diet. Eat healthily, cut out junk food, avoid sugar, and exercise several times a week. If the lower abdomen is chubby, one can tone up the muscles. Sit-ups are a good way to start. Any exercise that uses the abdominal muscles will add tone. ...Read more
Hip/back syndrome: After seeing your gyn to rule out a problem with your genito-uniary system, a physiatrist can help identify muscle or nerve causes of back and pelvic pain. The pelvic floor and low back are closely related and pain in one area can refer to the other. Strengthening the pelvic floor can acutally help improve low back pain. ...Read more
How bad is it?: If severe, go to er asap. Is the pain on the surface or deep in the abdomen? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Did u injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same. Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? Change in bowel movements? If not severe, make an appt with your md. ...Read more
Burning pain?: If you are having a burning, sharp, irritation like pain over the clitoris, this could be due to a condition called pudendal neurlgia. The pudendal nerve has 3 branches, one being the clitoral branch that coud be irritated and create this pain around the clitoris. It can also cause pelvic floor spasms vs the pelvic floor spasms causing compression of the nerve. Treatment sooner than later ...Read more
Spine nerve irritate: Spinal nerve root irritation always causes muscle spasms. If the pain is primarily due to nerve damage, there are symptoms of pins and needles, numbness, burning, shooting and sharp pains. If the pain is due to nerve irritation with predominant muscle spasm, the pain is usually aching, cramping, dull, and the muscles are stiff and tight. You will need to be evaluated by your family doctor and a. ...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
See a doctor: Could be a urinary track or kidney infection or something else - pain is a message something is wrong. This is something your doctor can easily check out and prescribe antibiotics for if it is indicated. Don't delay. ...Read more
More details, please: Please describe your weird feeling. Burning? Warm? Only upon urination? Any vaginal discharge? movement? Remember that Depo-Provera protects against pregnancy when you get shot regularly. But it doesn't protect against sexually transmitted diseases which is why he needs to wear a condom each & every time, even tho you're on birth control. So please write back w/more info. ...Read more
See your doctor: Pelvic pain and pressure can be from many different sources. Bladder problems, gynecological problems, muscle and nerve problems, and gastrointestinal problems can all cause similar symptoms. It's very important that you report these symptoms to your physician so that they can be evaluated properly. ...Read more
Depends on gender: For women there are more diagnoses to consider including ovarian cyst and ectopic pregnancy. For both genders appendicitis is a consideration depending on circumstances, as is a kidney stone that has gotten stuck in the lower ureter. A hernia can also cause pain but is usually visable. This symptom should be evaluated by a medical provider as some of the causes are serious. ...Read more
Too little info: You do not give us enough info so we can not come up with a specific answer. We'd need to know:? what area in pelvis is effected, is the pain constant, or fluctuates, did you have any chills, or fever, does it get worse on intercourse, etc. In any case: if the pain continues you need to see your gyn. ...Read more
Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Many things: Pain in the pelvis is always a red flag and should be checked out by a doctor if it is severe or if it lasts longer than a week. It could be a l ovarian cyst, endometriosis, diverticulosis, pelvic adhesions, a degenerating fibroid, or even a cancer. Your doctor will need to know more details, and will need to do an exam and an ultrasound to pin down the diagnosis. ...Read more