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Can lupus cause glomerulations (seen w/ cystoscopy) in bladder & pelvic pain? I am being treated for lupus d/t other symptoms & test results but I have this too.

Can lupus cause glomerulations (seen w/ cystoscopy) in bladder & pelvic pain? I am being treated for lupus d/t other symptoms & test results but I have this too.

Hunner's?: Both lupus and hunner's intersyitial cystitis are miserable diseases and unfortunately both are common. If you have taken Cyclophosphamide for your lupus, this might also be a consideration -- check with your urologist and ask if I'm right. I wish you the very best luck in getting effective treatment. ...Read more

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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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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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Can lupus cause pelvic cramping and shooting nerve pain near bladder, vagina, &rectum? I have IBS too. I get these odd symptoms during my flares. Cause?

Can lupus cause pelvic cramping and shooting nerve pain near bladder, vagina, &rectum? I have IBS too. I get these odd symptoms during my flares. Cause?

Yes: Sle, through a variety of mechanisms can result in almost any symptoms, although this set would be unusual. Irritable bowel syndrome is unlikely to do this, but if you have inflammatory bowel disease in the form of chrohn's particularly, these symptoms may definitely occur. You should be evaluated for these by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can lupus cause pelvic cramping and shooting nerve pain near bladder, vagina, &rectum? I have IBS too. I get these odd symptoms during my flares. What could be the cause?

Can lupus cause pelvic cramping and shooting nerve pain near bladder, vagina, &rectum? I have IBS too. I get these odd symptoms during my flares. What could be the cause?

Many reasons: There are many possible reasons for your headaches. Anxiety/ tension headache, allergy histamine headaches, bulging or herniated cervical discs, post traumatic head injury, post concussion syndrome, migraines, menstrual induced migraines, brain rumors, cerebral aneurysm, sinusitis, vision difficulties, poorly controlled hypertension, hyperthyroidism, brain abscess, pituitary rumors, levtemperature. ...Read more

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I have had serious pelvic pain since may ive had ultrasound after u/s. I want my dr to do laporoscopy how can I get him too do it? Something is wrong!

I have had serious pelvic pain since may ive had ultrasound after u/s. I want my dr to do laporoscopy how can I get him too do it? Something is wrong!

Some ways around it: If you have pain in your pelvic area, it can be investigated and treated by a good gynecologist. Besides ultrasound, MRI of the pelvic area can be more revealing and may show the cause. But Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID) may not show on any X-
If your current doctor is not able to solve the problem, seek a second opinion from another gynecologist. Then you will find out the best course of action ...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?

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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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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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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Doctors, what are the main causes of pelvic pain?

Long list: Pelvic pain can be caused by all of the structures in the pelvis. You can have fibroids, endometriosis, ovarian cyst, diverticulosis, irritable bowel, inflammatory bowel, constipation, cystitis, etc. You should see your doctor so they can narrow down the list. ...Read more

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I'm 7mnths 3wks preg, I have a lot of pelvic pain, must I worry?

YES!!!!: Not normal please call your OB now as u need to make sure u are not having premature labor or other issues, no reason to check a chance. ...Read more

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Can intercourse cause pelvic pain?

Can intercourse cause pelvic pain?

Yes: A lot of factors could cause it. If you are with the same partner and doing essentially the same things you always do then a sudden onset of pelvic pain is concerning. If you have discharge, fever or pain persists after 24 hours get checked ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause pelvic pain?

Can masturbation cause pelvic pain?

Generally, no: However, if there is a vaginal, cervical, or fallopian tube infection there may be pain associated with the masturbation process. See a gyn if it continues. ...Read more

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Could gall stones cause pelvic pain?

Gall stones-no: Unless they were to the point where you had a sever infection and an acute abdomen. However, kidney stones, can possibly cause pelvic pain. I would recommend seeing a physician for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What would cause pelvic pain during sex?

What would cause pelvic pain during sex?

Many causes: Pain during sex or dyspareunia has many causes. There are medical and psyschologic causes. The medical causes can include endometriosis, infections, ovarian cysts, or dryness. There are many other medical causes and it would be difficult to discuss all here. This is something that should be properly evaluated by a gyneacologist. ...Read more

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How might a laparoscopy help pelvic pain?

How might a laparoscopy help pelvic pain?

Diagnosis: Female pelvic pain is very complex. A laparoscopic examination can help to evaluate and distinguish the gynecologic versus non gynecologic causes of pain. Endometriosis and adhesions can be treated on the spot. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pelvic pain during sex?

What is the cause of pelvic pain during sex?

Here are some...: Coital pelvic pain is often physically related with locally sensitized tissues and nerves but an oversized penis may induce tense pressuring pain which usually can be tolerated by timely mutual adopting and adapting to what a couple have physically. So, go to be checked by following instructions in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/ & Life Reality in http://formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. ...Read more

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How can I get rested for severe pelvic pain?

How can I get rested for severe pelvic pain?

See your doctor.: Usually we do a physical exam, followed by ultrasound, then laparoscopy if needed. Pain could be due to fibroids, ovarian cysts, or endometriosis. ...Read more

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Can stopping the mini pill cause pelvic pain?

No relationship: Stopping a birth control pill, and for that matter the mini pill, will not cause pelvic pain. However, sometimes birth control pills are prescribed to help pain from, e.g., endometriosis.

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Why a virgin girl suffers with a pelvic pain?

Ovarian cyst: Pelvic pain could be from ovarian cyst or menstrual cramping if occurring in a pattern over some months. Also urinary tract infection is possible with bladder spasm. See GYN. ...Read more

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What to do for pelvic pain after masturbation?

Does it subside?: If the pain subsides post-masturbation and orgasm, it could possibly be drainage of blood from the pelvis due to temporary "pelvic congestive syndrome" which is normal. If it continues to persist, it may be another pelvic problem that a gyn md can evaluate.. ...Read more

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Who should I see for pelvic pain- gyno or PCP?

Who should I see for pelvic pain- gyno or PCP?

Either of these: Medical providers can begin your careful and competent evaluation for pelvic pain. The initial evaluation is straight-forward and includes a careful history and physical evaluation, possibly some lab tests and imaging such as ultrasound. It partially depends on the level of confidence you have in your PCP...if you have a good relationship with her/him, I would start there. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Pelvic pain especially when I am trying to sleep?

Pelvic pain: Consider also muscle cramps or constipation. If not improving you should have this examined with a pelvic exam and or ultrasound. ...Read more

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How to treat menstrual q-lower right pelvic pain?

How to treat menstrual q-lower right pelvic pain?

Several ways: Take 4 Ibuprofen 3 times a day or 3 aleve (naproxen) twice a day and soak in a hot tub with your knees drawn up tight. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pelvic pain during sex?

What could be the cause of pelvic pain during sex?

Many causes: Pain during and shortly intercourse may be caused by poor coital technique or position. However, endometriosis and pelvic infection must be considered, see your gynecologist. Don't delay. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain between periods. Should I worry about?

See your OB/GYN: Many possible causes. Pain is not normal. Only a thorough history and physical exam by your ob/gyn can solve this one. ...Read more

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Best treatment for pelvic pain. Shooting down pain?

Find out what is: Causing your pain first. Please seek help from a good gyn physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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Bad cramps, pelvic pain, pain on left and right side?

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Go see ur FamilyDoc: If you're 2wks before/after menses, you could be ovulating (Mittelschmerz) but this is usually one-sided. Appendix is on right lower side. Diverticulitis is usually on left lower. If burning upon urination, we'd worry about bladder infection. Constipation can be painful. So can sexually transmitted diseases/infections if you engage in even one act of unprotected sex. Miscarriage is possibility ...Read more

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Pelvic pain and emptying of bowls at 37 weeks. Normal?

OB follow up: Women at term gestation often experience bowel dysfunction -- constipation or loose stools. This is thought to be due to hormonal changes. Many often complain of pelvic discomfort. Individual cases of pelvic pain will need to be evaluated in person to determine if all is normal or not. ...Read more

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I have BV but I'm having pelvic pain does BV cause it?

I have BV but I'm having pelvic pain does BV cause it?

Unlikely: The question is do you only have BV or do you have some other infection. If pain persists for couple of weeks you need to see your doctor for reevaluation. ...Read more

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Can a gallbladder polyp cause pelvic pain on the right?

Can a gallbladder polyp cause pelvic pain on the right?

Unlikely...: Gallbladder polyps are often found incidently on imaging studies, and as such are typically painless. Seldom does the gallbladder cause pain in the right pelvis. Gallbladder symptoms more typically locate to the right upper quadrant and epigastrium with radiation to the right scapula. See your doctor about your symptoms please. ...Read more

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