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I believe I have spd or pelvic girdle pain. What are some ways to relieve this or cure it?

I believe I have spd or pelvic girdle pain. What are some ways to relieve this or cure it?

Time and bracing: Time is really the only "cure". Bracing the pelvic girdle with a sacral band can help. Physical therapy is a real help in instructing you on what to do and how to decrease the pain. Occasionally we use narcotics but we really try to minimize that during pregnancy. I know this can be incredibly painful and frustrating. Good luck! ...Read more

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After a lot of research, I feel pretty confident that I have chronic pelvic girdle pain (my oldest child is 7). What kind Dr do I need to see?

After a lot of research, I feel pretty confident that I have chronic pelvic girdle pain (my oldest child is 7). What kind Dr do I need to see?

Internist: I will depend on your impressions. At least 6 major causes contribute to CPG pain. If you think your discomfort is attributable to CPG pain, an internist will be the first consult to sort through possible causes, and will be in the best position to direct your care. Please request an internist from Healthtap and you will be directed to one of the many qualified internist in the network. Take care. ...Read more

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I have mild pain just above ilium of Pelvic Girdle, from yesterday, on both sides, what is it paining?

Physical activity?: You obviously have a good grasp on anatomy. However, you didn't specify what you've done in the last few days that might cause it. Therein may lie the answer. Any unusual physical activity or injury recently? Any heavy lifting or carrying? Prolonged bicycle riding? Jumping up and down or jumping from a height & landing hard? If such is the case, a few days rest & ibuprofen will resolve it. ...Read more

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Can bad bone marrow be the cause of pelvic girdle pain or otherwise known symphosis pelvis dysfunction?

Can bad bone marrow be the cause of pelvic girdle pain or otherwise known symphosis pelvis dysfunction?

Pubic Symphysis: Pubic symphysis dysfunction is usually due to deferential stress to the area. Commonly seen in someone with pelvic obliquity due to leg length discrepancy or muscle imbalances. If a previous injury happen due birth of child that can contribute. Not sure what you are referring to when you say bad bone marrow? ...Read more

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Can a colonoscopy cause damage to pelvic girdle. Hurts so bad. Been so long. Hurts in groin, where muscles (adductor (spell) are. Please help.?

Can a colonoscopy cause damage to pelvic girdle. Hurts so bad. Been so long. Hurts in groin, where muscles (adductor (spell) are. Please help.?

Usually not but...: Colonoscopies are routine screening procedures for older americans, to look for colon cancer. Usually, there are no after effects, so a person feels fine afterwards. If there are symptoms, one should return to her primary care doctor and to her G.I. Specialist to see what is going on, and to see if there is a complication from the colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I am 34 weeks pregnant and suffering greatly from Pelvic Girdle Pain. Can I use Icy Hot on this area or any other suggestions for pain relief?

I am 34 weeks pregnant and suffering greatly from Pelvic Girdle Pain. Can I use Icy Hot on this area or any other suggestions for pain relief?

SIJ Belt: Pregnant 34 yo experiencing "pelvic girdle pain" wants relief. She should ask her Obstetrician for a sacroiliac joint belt, which can "form close" sacroiliac joints; significantly relieving pain arising from stretched joint ligaments loosened by hormone Relaxin; preparing girdle for expansion during birth. This problem can be especially intense in those with underlying Hypermobility Syndrome. ...Read more

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I have had myasthenia gravis for 18yrs and systemic lupus for 2 yrs. For 6 months I have had most all of the symptoms of pelvic girdle pain, but with bleeding. I am 55 yrs w/ hot flashes. Help?

I have had myasthenia gravis for 18yrs and systemic lupus for 2 yrs. For 6 months I have had most all of the symptoms of pelvic girdle pain, but with bleeding. I am 55 yrs w/ hot flashes. Help?

See md asap: Assuming you mean vaginal bleeding, see gyn, to make sure you don't have a potentially serious uterine or ovarian problem (including cancer). If you mean rectal bleeding, see GI doc to check for colorectal issues, including inflammation, polyps, cancer. If you mean urinary bleeding, start with gyn, but may need urology evaluation. ...Read more

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Currently 18 weeks pregnant and have really bad sciatica or pelvic girdle pain. It's at it's worst when I carry my toddler and at night. What to do?

Currently 18 weeks pregnant and have really bad sciatica or pelvic girdle pain. It's at it's worst when I carry my toddler and at night. What to do?

Lots of Reasons: When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this. ...Read more

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Severe pain during and after sex, never happened before, across abdomen and in vagina, 15 wks preg no bleed have pelvic girdle pain wearing brace?

Severe pain during and after sex, never happened before, across abdomen and in vagina, 15 wks preg no bleed have pelvic girdle pain wearing brace?

Positional change: Just like the Otis Redding song a suggestion for your partner, "Try a little tenderness". In addition positional changes with you in control of penetration depth by being the dominant partner will also be helpful. Remember, women are the "superior sex". ...Read more

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Are all hermaphrodites born with a mans pelvis?

Are all hermaphrodites born with a mans pelvis?

No: There are different biological origins for what people call "hermaphrodite." depending on the actual origin of the condition, the pelvic shape may or may not be affected. ...Read more

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I have pain in my pelvis it comes and go but when it comes in hearts im a man

Are: Are you referring to pain in your lower abdomen or your genitalia? Is it a sharp or dull pain? How long does it last? Any associated symptoms? ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have pelvis pain?

Somethings wrong: Pelvic pain is a body's way of "sending a message" through the nerves that something is not quite right with the system. If it is persistent, please answer "the call" and see a gyn md. ...Read more

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I have pelvis pain. I have been exercising an it  aggravate it. Why is that?

I have pelvis pain. I have been exercising an it  aggravate it. Why is that?

Depends on where: Pelvic pain can be many things. The bones of the pelvis are fairly strong and stable, except after pregnancy or injury. However, the organs inside the pelvis (ovaries, bladder, uterus, etc) can also cause pelvic pain with bounced around...Such as with exercise. This is certainly worth seeing your doctor for a further evaluation. ...Read more

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Best option for a small pelvis?

Best option for a small pelvis?

Depends.: If preterm: vaginal delivery.
If term, depends on fetal size and other factors. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Ladies hurt in sex if small pelvis?

Ladies hurt in sex if small pelvis?

No: Rough sexual activity can lead to pelvic pain and bleeding but this depends upon the gentleness of the partner and not the size of the pelvis. Communication is important especially with a new partner. ...Read more

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Why when I come my mons pelvis hurts?

Why when I come my mons pelvis hurts?

Orgasm contractions: When orgasm occurs, pelvic and uterine contractions also occur. Sometimes there is soreness of the mons veneris/pubis also known as the mound of venus which is the top of the pubic bone where the pubc hair resides. ...Read more

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Mild interbowel free liquid in pelvis?

Mild interbowel free liquid in pelvis?

Ascites: Need investigation to determine cause. Usually secondary to hepatic (liver) disease, Gi malignancy, intra abdominal infection/ peritonitis or fluid overload states. ...Read more

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Can a small pelvis make sex difficult?

Probably not.: A small pelvis might make child bearing difficult, but the size of the vagina is much more relevant. Under the right conditions, even a very small adult vagina can accomodate a normal male penis. ...Read more

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How do you repair cracks in the pelvis?

Depends: Fractures of the pelvis can occur after a major accident/fall or minor accident in weak (osteoporosis/tumor) bone. Treatment depends on bone quality, location of the break (s), and whether or not the pelvis is considered “unstable". An unstable pelvis is treated with surgery. An orthopedic trauma surgeon with experience treating pelvis fractures can advise you. ...Read more

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Tingling feeling down my pelvis area why?

Tingling feeling down my pelvis area why?

Tingling: It could be pregnancy, it could be the start of a urinary tract infection, and a few other things. If sexually active check a pregnancy test to rule that out first. If it persists, see your GYN or family doctor. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have small pelvis?

Ask your doctor.: Bimanual examination by your ob/gyn is required. ...Read more

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Does the pelvis widen after having a baby?

Usually does: It usually does because the ligaments loosen. ...Read more

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I have a swallon pelvis with 3 hard lumps?

I have a swallon pelvis with 3 hard lumps?

Not enough info!: How long have you had this? Are the lumps in the skin or deep in the abdomen? What size are they? Do you have any other symptoms, like pain, fever, weight loss? It's difficult to say what is going on, because you cannot provide enough info in a question that can only be 150 characters long. See your doc, or consider a very reasonably priced 30 consult on Healthtap Prime 24/7, to assess & advise ...Read more

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Will my misaligned pelvis ever get better?

See family MD: Whether the misaligned pelvis will get better depends on whether it is due to an reversible condition or a permanent fixed deformity such as scoliosis. If due to muscle spasms, when the spasms get better, the misalignment will get better. If it is fixed, you need to have your family dr. Evaluate you and have you referred to an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more

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It hurts from chest to pelvis on left side?

It hurts from chest to pelvis on left side?

Many possibilities: Are there any other symptoms to suggest a source? Increase gas / bloating in the abdomen? Constipation or diarrhea? Fever, cough, shortness of breath? It could be anything from pneumonia to colitis to a viral infection. You should see a doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can a small pelvis make delivery difficult?

Can a small pelvis make delivery difficult?

Sure.: Women with small pelvis (short, obese or both) have a greater likelihood for cesarean section). ...Read more

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What causes free fluid and pain in pelvis?

A few possibilities: Several possibilities, all of them possibly serious: endometriosis; other causes of bleeding into the pelvis; infections like appendicitis or pelvic inflammatory disease (PID, tube infection); ruptured ovarian cyst; ectopic (tubal) pregnancy; a leak from another organ, such as intestine or bladder; and more. Keep working with your doctors on this. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a misaligned pelvis?

Varies: It is a term used commonly among the chiropractors and physical therapy professions and is usually associated with pain, imbalance, and sometimes a limp. Thank you. ...Read more

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Can the curve in my back make my pelvis tilt?

Pelvic tilt.: Yes, excessive lordosis will increase the forward tilt of the pelvis. ...Read more

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Best option for delivery with a small pelvis?

Depends.: If preterm: vaginal delivery.
If term, depends on fetal size and other factors. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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What does trace free fluid in the pelvis mean?

What does trace free fluid in the pelvis mean?

Nothing: This is a frequent finding. I see it on almost every report. ...Read more

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Why is it whenever I run my pelvis hurts a bit?

Why is it whenever I run my pelvis hurts a bit?

Pelvis: There are many muscles attached to parts of the pelvis. You probably have an imbalance somewhere in this complicatedsystem, either with twisting of the bones or muscles. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my pelvis is getting bigger?

No... Butt: At your age the bone of pelvis will nort grow. The fat deposit, muscle fibrous tissue can. Can see that in family. ...Read more

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Should my pelvis hurt from doing kegal excersies?

Should my pelvis hurt from doing kegal excersies?

Muscles sore?: It is normal to get some soreness in any muscle when you start exercising it, but you shouldn't be having sharp or intense pain. If it just feels like internal muscles are sore/tired/weak after exercise, that is normal - rest for a day, then restart kegels but with fewer reps at a time. If sharp or intense pain, or if not lessening after rest, see your doc to check for other problems (cyst, etc.). ...Read more

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What to do if I am getting bad pain, in my pelvis?

What to do if I am getting bad pain, in my pelvis?

See a doctor: It could be a sign of an active problem that may get worse. Don't wait. ...Read more

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