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Pelvic Pain After Abortion
Hello, can I have endomtriosis if the only symptom is mild pelvic pain on my right ovary, I have ti mention that last semptember I had abortion?
Pelvic pain and swollen labia with a little itch now but I had an abortion almost 2 weeks ago should I go to ER or gyn?
Pelvic pain - doc said labia is bigger than the other, could my abortion have caused this, having severe pain - and been feverish, not feeling good?
Could be: Could be an infection following athe abortion--SEE A DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY ...Read more
I had an abortion Dec 10 2014 & had sex dec 24 w/o contraceptives today Jan 16 is my first period but its not an period its takes hours between dropping dabs of blood & I been having pelvic pain for the longest what the chances of me being pregnant? Is I
Some pelvic pain with abdominal discomfort/ swelling/ tenderness five weeks after medical abortion, is this normal?!
Pelvic pain: This may be normal, but I am concerned about infection secondary to trauma or retained products of conception. Please see your physician asap! ...Read more
Multiple causes: Pelvic pain is certainly not uncommon. Episodic pelvic pain associated with ovulation and/or menstruation is exceedingly common. Less common is chronic pelvic pain associated with endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, or persistent ovarian cysts. Progressive pelvic pain that worsens with time and occurs with the period, with sex, and / or with bowel movements is frequently due to endometriosis. ...Read more
Probably not: It looks like you are young on your profile. Common sources of chronic pelvic pain might be uti, std, endometriosis, hernia, other things. If you were older, organ prolapse. If more acute, ovarian torsion, ectopic pregnancy, etc. See your gynecologist or pcp for exam and workup. A pregnancy test also probably good idea. ...Read more
Many Possibilites: Pelvic pain can be caused by a number of areas. Some of the possibilites are just gas in the colon, diverticulitis, urinary problems, prostate issues, etc. These could be be benign conditions or they could be cancerous. The intermitent nature suggests gas but regardless you need a workup by a doctor including a good physical exam and history which will help tell what else you need to have checked. ...Read more
Lower abdomen: 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, heaviness, pressure, wringing sensations). ...Read more
Many things: Pleas see your gyn for a work up could be gyn or non gyn problems, could be infection, endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, ovarian cyst, fibroid, bladder problems since the bladder is located in front of your uterus, could be bowel problems, so time to get a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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