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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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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 and swollen labia with a little itch now but I had an abortion almost 2 weeks ago should I go to ER or gyn?

See Gyn: You may have a yeast infection. You might want to try and over the counter yeast treatment before you go to the ER. Seeing your Gyn is a better idea. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Some pelvic pain with abdominal discomfort/ swelling/ tenderness five weeks after medical abortion, is this normal?!

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

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What can cause pelvic pain?

What can cause pelvic pain?

Many reasons: Your pelvis has many organs in it;s vicinity. Uterus, tubes, ovaries, bowel, bladder and spine. Pathology in any of these can cause pain. Pelvic varicosities leading to pelvic congestion can cause pain too. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have pelvic pain?

What does it mean if I have pelvic pain?

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

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Pelvic pain, will it resolve on it's own?

Pelvic pain, will it resolve on it's own?

Impossible to say: It if is a recent onset - then very likely. If it has gone on for many years, then probably not. If it persists, then an evaluation with doctor and exam, imaging, lab testing may be helpful to determine cause and treat it. ...Read more

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I have constant pelvic pain is that normal?

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

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Why would a man have pelvic pain that comes and goes?

Why would a man have pelvic pain that comes and goes?

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

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What is the definition or description of: pelvic pain?

What is the definition or description of: pelvic pain?

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

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I have pelvic pain kind of frequently, what could be the cause?

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

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Pelvic pain during menstration?

Pelvic pain during menstration?

Dysmenorrhoea: Dysmenorrhoea is a term used to describe low anterior pelvic pain which occurs in association with periods.
http://patient. Info/doctor/dysmenorrhoea ...Read more

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What can cause pelvic pain/pressure?

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

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What's chronic pelvic pain in men from?

What's chronic pelvic pain in men from?

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

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I have moderate pelvic pain for 3 days?

I have moderate pelvic pain for 3 days?

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

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Pelvic pain radiating down upper thighs?

See below: I need more information but neuralgia would be high on my diagnosis list. Did you have a c-section or other pelvic surgery? ...Read more

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Cant hold bladder. And have pelvic pain?

Infection: It could be signs of an infection. See your doctor to be tested and treated. ...Read more

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What should I do for chronic pelvic pain?

What should I do for chronic pelvic pain?

See a specialist: Pelvic pain may be from muscular spasm, endometriosis or infection. See you gynecologist. ...Read more

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How common is pelvic pain in young girls?

Emotional: Aside from physical trauma, emotional trauma may also contribute. ...Read more

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How are pelvic pain and fertility related?

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

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Can appendicities only cause pelvic pain?

Can appendicities only cause pelvic pain?

No: Abdominal, right lower abdomen, flank, and even thigh pain are not uncommon. ...Read more

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My fiance has lower pelvic pain any surgery?

See Gynocologist: There are many possible causes. She should see her gynocologist. ...Read more

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What would cause pelvic pain right after sex?

What would cause pelvic pain right after sex?

Not normal: Occasional pain with intercourse is common.
Persistent pain during or after intercourse is not normal and a pelvic ultrasound, gynecologic exam and perhaps a laparoscopy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Chronic pelvic pain?

The symptoms of Chronic pelvic pain include:: Abdominal pain, Bladder tenderness, Headache, Low back pain, Nocturia, Pain during sex, Tender abdomen, Urethral pain, Painful urination, Burning with urination, Excessive menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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What exactly is chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

What exactly is chronic pelvic pain syndrome?

Chronic prostatitis: 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

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What causes pelvic pain during ovulation, sex?

Several possible: Many possible causes, but the combination of mid-cycle pain with painful sex is very often due to endometriosis. You would need to see a physician to sort this out further. ...Read more

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How can chronic pelvic pain in men be treated?

How can chronic pelvic pain in men be treated?

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

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What can I do to manage my chronic pelvic pain?

History and PE: Have your physician examine the hips and pelic musculature and perform a pelic exam after a thorough history. Tat will help direct your doctor to perform any lab work or medical imaging that may be indicated. ...Read more

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Left sided pelvic pain radiating to lower back?

Left sided pelvic pain radiating to lower back?

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

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of any pregnancy. ...Read more