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Endometriosis and exercise--which caused my pelvic pain?

Endometriosis and exercise--which caused my pelvic pain?

Not Exercise: Exercise is not known to cause pelvic pain. In fact exercise may improve pelvic pain in many women. Now if you have scar tissue, endometriosis or fibroids, exercise could aggravate the pain in some women but that is from the underlying problem itself. Endometriosis is a chronic condition that often requires a reproductive endocrinologist to help you manage or even diagnose. ...Read more

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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What cause bilateral sij and r pelvic pain? Scan showed increased uptake r more than left? I have no stifness and exercise, sitting make pain worse.

What cause bilateral sij and r pelvic pain? Scan showed increased uptake r more than left? I have no stifness and exercise, sitting make pain worse.

Muscle and fascia: Si joint and pelvic pain can be caused by thigh, pelvic, gluteal, and abdominal muscles and fascia. Perhaps find someone who can examine you who is expert with myofascial pain or pelvic pain. Uptake is just as likely to show stress from muscle and fascia as inflammation. ...Read more

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Can exercise make posterior pelvic pain while pregnant worse?

Can exercise make posterior pelvic pain while pregnant worse?

Possibly: Depending on what exercise you are doing and what is going on with your uterus if you are having pain, u should see your doc even if it is not time for your normal OB check, I always work my preg pts in if they are having pain. ...Read more

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What could cause fatigue, weight loss, anaemia, pelvic pain & dizzyness?

Consider tumor.: Weight loss and anemia can contribute to both fatigue and dizzyness. The question is is the anemia related to the pelvic pain. Hypothetically the answer is yes. Tumors of the sigmoid colon, rectum, bladder, uterus ovaries or prostate can cause anemia and the related symptoms although high on the list are colorectal cancers. See your md for possible colonoscopy and/or ct scan of the pelvis. ...Read more

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I had an ultrasound scan 14mths ago due to menstrual changes, now I have gained 20 pounds in weight, have lower right, back and pelvic pain and bloated?

I had an ultrasound scan 14mths ago due to menstrual changes, now I have gained 20 pounds in weight, have lower right, back and pelvic pain and bloated?

Menstrual changes: There are numerous reasons why your periods will change. Extreme weight changes alone can make it irregular. Find out first the results of your ultrasound. You might need a blood test to check your hormone levels. Consult your gynecologist about your condition. Ask about the possibility of polycystic ovarian sndrome. ...Read more

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Normal papamear, but lower pelvic pain and weight gain. Got a pap a week ago and she said every was fine. What could this be?

Normal papamear, but lower pelvic pain and weight gain. Got a pap a week ago and she said every was fine. What could this be?

Unrelated problems: Pelvic pains at your age if you are sexually active is most likely due to pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) get it checked by your gyn doctor. For weight gain, cut the intake, count the calories don't eat junk food, healthy balanced diet, be active and join the gym, you will not gain weight. ...Read more

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Does exercise make sciatica or posterior pelvic pain worse when pregnant?

Hard to Say: 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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Today was the 1st time I exercised in a while. I did the stationary bike for 20 min. After, I had pelvic pain. Just went to pee & I wiped blood. Why?

Hard seat trauma: A hard seat and/or a minimal soft tissue mass between skin and pelvis can allow for increased pressure between a hard bike seat and urinary tract causing pressure, pain, and bleeding. If the pain and bleeding does not clear in a day or so, you should be seen by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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My last period was june 17th and haven't had one since. All my hpt are negative. I have gained weight and have random sharp pelvic pain and appetite?

My last period was june 17th and haven't had one since. All my hpt are negative. I have gained weight and have random sharp pelvic pain and appetite?

See a doctor: You probably have a hormonal imbalance problem, probably polycyctic ovarian syndrome but it could be something more serious also so you really need to go to the doctor. ...Read more

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Walk up the stairs and I have an achy back and pelvic pain? Along with constipation. Feel like I'm carrying the weight of the the world on my shoulder

Walk up the stairs and I have an achy back and pelvic pain? Along with constipation. Feel like I'm carrying the weight of the the world on my shoulder

Fibromyalgia?: 19 yo female bemoans fatigue, generalized aching & low back pain with constipation. Fibromyalgia encompasses these symptoms, but other problems need to be ruled out. See a primary care doctor for a general evaluation. Pelvic girdle dysfunction of Hypermobility Syndrome, IBS-C, & widespread myalgias are all highly associated. ...Read more

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I have 1 yr old son &ever since giving birth I've had pelvic pain. Hurts when I sit walk exercise etc. ..Hurts the most when I try to prop my feet up?

I have 1 yr old son &ever since giving birth I've had pelvic pain. Hurts when I sit walk exercise etc. ..Hurts the most when I try to prop my feet up?

Pelvic pain: There is too little information to give an accurate answer. Was the birth vaginal or ceasarean? For example.
My guess is that this pain is from the abdominal muscle. You may start with a harmless exercise such as to lie on your belly and lift your shoulder and head as high as possible, hold for a few seconds, and repeat as often as you can. Check with your doctor for other possibilities. ...Read more

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I have had upper stomach pain for a month now/ no appetite and weight loss, now I have extreme pelvic pain with dhiarriah what could this be?

I have had upper stomach pain for a month now/ no appetite and weight loss, now I have extreme pelvic pain with dhiarriah what could this be?

Get evaluated please: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from GI to non-gi causes, ; even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the reasons, you're appropriately anxious about it ; should seek medical help asap, particularly if your symptoms are as "extreme" as you report. ...Read more

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Had postmenopause bleeding. Tvu showed 6mm lining 10mm ovary cyst. Recent d&c clear. Pap smear ok. Now have pelvic pain and weight loss. What is this?

Had postmenopause bleeding. Tvu showed 6mm lining 10mm ovary cyst. Recent d&c clear. Pap smear ok. Now have pelvic pain and weight loss. What is this?

Need further work up: It is hard to say. As women we have many organs in our pelvis. It may be gynecologic or it could be related to your urinary or gastrointestinal tract. Either way keep following up with your doctors. ...Read more

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Malaise, unexplained severe weight gain, excessive sweating, pelvic pain, heavy cramping legs. I've been to a lot of drs and no diagnosis.

Malaise, unexplained severe weight gain, excessive sweating, pelvic pain, heavy cramping legs. I've been to a lot of drs and no diagnosis.

Symptom complex: I am sorry but if your physicians who know your history, have examined you and done any indicated tests can't figure this out, I am not sure how we can help on the medical education portion of Health Tap. ...Read more

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Worried about ovarian cancer. Severe fatigue 6 mos.8 weeks severe pelvic pain left side. Weight gain. Bloating & gurgling on left side & bladder symptoms.

Worried about ovarian cancer. Severe fatigue 6 mos.8 weeks severe pelvic pain left side. Weight gain. Bloating & gurgling on left side & bladder symptoms.

Ovarian cancer: It sounds like you have been very ill. Ovarian cancer is silent until a later stage. Your symptoms are very concerning. You should call your ob/gyn doctor and get an appointment within the next week. ...Read more

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22 m. Frequent, urgent urination, fatigue, thirst, ab + pelvic pain, weight loss of 10lbs in three weeks. No uti, blood glucose ok. Help please, thanks.

22 m. Frequent, urgent urination, fatigue, thirst, ab + pelvic pain, weight loss of 10lbs in three weeks. No uti, blood glucose ok. Help please, thanks.

Cannot diagnose: You need to be seen and examined and tested by a good clinician, either an experienced pcp (family practice or general internist) or an endocrinologist would be a good place to start. Bring a full detailed history of your symptoms and their timing and associations with you and be patient. The evaluation may take some time. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read more

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Period 3 days late. Pelvic pain in one side. Bright red gush of blood with black clots. After period grayish/pink tissue in urine accompanied by nausea. Weight gain6lbs before 8 lb weight loss after?

Period 3 days late. Pelvic pain in one side. Bright red gush of blood with black clots. After period grayish/pink tissue in urine accompanied by nausea. Weight gain6lbs before 8 lb weight loss after?

Pregnancy or.....: Pregnancy may be the most common reason. Other reasons include hormone imbalances (polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid disease, pituitary problems, eating disorders). Sometimes caused by stress, but don't assume that's it. Especially with pain and a late period, you could have a tubal pregnancy, which is a serious condition. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Ct scan showed enlarged ovaries, suggesting PCOS. Pelvic pain since last year, spotting+heaviness in abdomen. Normal weight no extra body hair? Possible?

Ct scan showed enlarged ovaries, suggesting PCOS. Pelvic pain since last year, spotting+heaviness in abdomen. Normal weight no extra body hair? Possible?

PCOS: You have some of the findings suggestive of PCOS. I suggest that you have blood testing; LH/FSH, estradiol and testosterone to help confirm the diagnosis., ...Read more

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Current DVT on warfarin, bv, lgil, pcos managed by metformin and diet/exercise. Stopped Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) after dvt, pelvic pain. Any relationship between all these?

Current DVT on warfarin, bv, lgil, pcos managed by metformin and diet/exercise. Stopped Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) after dvt, pelvic pain. Any relationship between all these?

Insulin resistance.: The Insulin resistance syndrome (ir) is the underlying cause of pcos. This is due to down-regulation of sex hormone binding globulin. Ir also causes up-regulation of several clotting factors, like fibrinogen and pai-1, the inhibitor of tpa (alteplase). Stay on the metformin, get regular exercise and follow a low glycemic index diet. ...Read more

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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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I have a lot of pelvic pain?

I have a lot of pelvic pain?

C a gynecologist: Whether female or male, the question is too general to even guess. I'll take the rest of 400 characters to mention 2 key principles of medicine. For the knowledgable experienced doc, the DX or next specific step is in the doc's questions & and patient's answers. Second, pain is subjective for that one pt, it is otherwise unmeasurable, except within the docs mind that is listening and seeing pt. ...Read more

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How does a dr workup pelvic pain?

Varies: The evaluation starts with a complete history, followed by an appropriate exam, then additional studies and tests are considered (blood work, cultures, biopsies, ultrasounds, ct scan, etc). ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get pelvic pain?

Pelvic Pain Common: Continuing the differential list.... Urinary bladder interstitial cystitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, scarring, an old fall with sacral or coccyx injury, childbirth, stepping off a curb funny, jamming on the brake pedal at impact, hip pain, sacroiliac pain, sexually transmitted diseases, hormone imbalances, dryness, prolapsed organs, painful sex... Men: prostatitis... You get the idea. See a dr. ...Read more

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What can I do about my pelvic pain?

Get evaluated: Pelvic pain could be cyclic or noncyclic. Could be from Gynecologic origin or from non gyn origin or a combination of conditions. If the pain has lasted more than 6 months then we called it chronic pelvic pain. Since the pelvis harbours multiple organs, ie bladder/uterus/tubes/ovaries/bowel/muscles/joints/etc, it is important that all the potential culprits be evaluated. ...Read more

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How can you address bad pelvic pain?

How can you address bad 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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What could be causing my pelvic pain?

What could be causing my pelvic pain?

Multiple factors: The most common cause is endometriosis which presents as severe pain with menses and intercourse. You can also have painful bladder syndrome, urinary urgency/frequency/pain with full bladder/ negative urine cultures. Pelvic floor muscle spasm will cause sharp shooting pain and a sensation like something is falling out or maybe a fullness sensation in the vagina specially when sitting. Among others ...Read more

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What are common causes of pelvic pain?

Many.: A long list of abnormalities can cause pain. Common causes would include endometriosis, fibroids, pelvic infections, ovarian cysts, irritable bowel syndrome, interstitial cystitis, adenomyosis, or vulvodynia. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more