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What can cause pelvic pain/pressure?

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

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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Is pelvic pain/pressure supposed to be extremely painful?

Is pelvic pain/pressure supposed to be extremely painful?

It can be: If you have painful pelvic pain, consult with your pcp, ob/gyn, or a pain physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pelvic pain/pressure. It's persistent but worsens right after urination.

Pelvic Pain: You may have cystitis/urinary tract infection. Ask your doctor to have your urine checked. Other causes of pelvic pain include pregnancy, myoma, pelvic inflammatory disease. ...Read more

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I will be at 27 weeks tomorrow and for 2 days have been experiencing some pelvic pain/pressure. It is not bad but uncomfortable. Is this normal?

I will be at 27 weeks tomorrow and for 2 days have been experiencing some pelvic pain/pressure. It is not bad but uncomfortable. Is this normal?

Check-in w/OB: If it's not worsening or coming in waves (like a contraction), not associated with a vaginal discharge, it's likely normal but it would be good to let your OB know about it as well.

If it is worsening, coming in waves or you do have an increased discharge with it, it would be good to see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Does intense pelvic pain and pressure mean you will go into labor early?

Possibly: You should definitely see your OB doctor for this symptom. ...Read more

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I've been having chest pressure and pelvic pain after fainting two months ago. I'm worried about the pelvic pain, could that be more serious?

Pain and fainting: While it is not possible to make a diagnosis or give specific advice in these little text boxes, in general we take chest pressure seriously. And when there is fainting AND chest pressure that is another significant indicator. Pelvic pain may be related or unrelated. You should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease but took all my meds. Still experiencing pelvic pain and pressure! Could it be more serious?

I was diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease but took all my meds. Still experiencing pelvic pain and pressure! Could it be more serious?

Yes, it could be.: Pelvic inflammatory disease may be difficult to treat with a single round of antibiotics. If you have persistent symptoms you should contact your doc and be seen and evaluated carefully as this can effect your future fertility and overall reproductive health. ...Read more

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Is it normal at 27.4 weeks to have bad pelvic pain/pressure accompanied with stomach/back pains and increase in discharge?

Yes, confer with OB: Pelvic and low back pain are common in second and third trimesters. Your ob/gyn will be able to decide if these symptoms are normal, based upon the size of the fetus and position.
If pain radiates down the legs or is increasingly severe, a herniated lumbar disc should be considered. The increase in hormone production (elastin) causes a laxity (relaxing) of the large ligaments around the sacroiliac. ...Read more

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I am having pain/discomfort/lower pelvic pain and pressure and cramping only at the end of urination. Seems to be worse in the evening?

I am having pain/discomfort/lower pelvic pain and pressure and cramping only at the end of urination. Seems to be worse in the evening?

UTI: Http://www. Middlebury. Edu/studentlife/services/healthctr/pted/uti

consider not waiting to empty your bladder, increasing your fluid intake and visiting your health care professional. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in right side of pelvic area, random and painful. Hurts when applying pressure. Sharp pelvic pain when using the bathroom. Seek doctor?

Yes: Especially is you get nausea, vomiting or fever. Appendicitis begins with a dull pain near the belly button that then becomes sharp as it moves to the lower right abdomen. This is followed by n/v, loss of appetite, abdominal swelling, fever of 99-102 degrees F and inability to pass gas. Could also be a ruptured cyst but none of the above symptoms. ...Read more

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I have had abnormal discharge it started as watery discharge and is now clots of brown surrounded by mucus and I have pelvic pain and pressure. Tired!

I have had abnormal discharge it started as watery discharge and is now clots of brown surrounded by mucus and I have pelvic pain and pressure. Tired!

See a doctor: Your symptoms suggest a pelvic infection. I suggest being seen as soon as possible for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause bladder pressure issues and no infection present? Sometimes pelvic pain and constant tingling urethra

What can cause bladder pressure issues and no infection present? Sometimes pelvic pain and constant tingling urethra

Bladder pressure: There are times when a person could have this sensation plus urgency to urinate. If there is no infection (confirmed by tests) then it could be do to non-specific irritation.
However, when you have pelvic pain there is no simple answer. You need to have a medical evaluation right away. Blood tests, and possibly CT scan would be ordered. Take care. ...Read more

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I have Ovarian Cysts. I've been experiencing pelvic pain and pressure on my bladder causing me to not empty my bladder. I never experienced this.

I have Ovarian Cysts. I've been experiencing pelvic pain and pressure on my bladder causing me to not empty my bladder. I never experienced this.

Bladder pressure: If the ovarian cysts are of significant size to cause urinary urgency with bladder pressure, the cysts need to be resolved. Make sure that you don't have a urinary tract infection that has gone undiagnosed before opting for cyst resolution. ...Read more

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Had excruciating lower ab pelvic pain radiating to groin like but worse than how it felt to rupture ovarian cyst. Now pressure&trouble bearing down?

Full exam: 34 year old lady with severe abdominal pain radiating to the groin. It sounds like you need to be seen immediately and get a full history and exam, pregnancy status. Know when the pain started, the location, duration, intensity, radiation, and also your medical history, surgical history, medications, and review of your systems and any other symptoms including bowel and bladder probs. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had cystoscopy wed have been having increasing pelvic pain and pressure very low and slightly to the right. Slight difficulty urinating. Is this norma?

Had cystoscopy wed have been having increasing pelvic pain and pressure very low and slightly to the right. Slight difficulty urinating. Is this norma?

Should not increase: Some low pelvic pain and pressure along with some difficulty urinating can occur but 2 days out from the procedure it should be getting better and not worse. You should call your doctor who did the cystoscopy and see if he wants you to return for evaluation. You should do this as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Ok that right lower pelvic pain, doc. Says it's a mass/cyst, wasn't there dec but appeared now large in feb? Had period, no pain w/sex just pressure?

Ok that right lower pelvic pain, doc. Says it's a mass/cyst, wasn't there dec but appeared now large in feb? Had period, no pain w/sex just pressure?

As said cyst: The question - what is this cyst? Specifically in case of rapid growth, gynecological examination and treatment is needed. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain in pubic/pelvic area when applied pressure, especially when having a bowel. Very few bowel movents a week. Could it only be constipation?

Yes, or worse: Constipation is a common problem with multiple symptoms. Pain in the pelvis associated with bowel movements can be related to endometriosis, however, and that should be addressed asap. ...Read more

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I have been having pelvic pain, pressure in my vagina, constant stomach bloating. What could this be?

Could be...: These symptoms could be related to many things. The most common reasons: infection, endometriosis, fibromas, large ovarian cysts. However, one very important reason that you should check for before any of the ones listed is pregnancy. Get a test and follow up with a gynecologist as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Will blocked fallopian tubes cause pelvic pain around days 10-14 of of your cycle? It's actually more like pressure and us showed no ovarian cyst.

Not from tubes: Pelvic pressure around day 14 can be due to the pain of ovulation. Keep track and depending on the degree of discomfort, you may want to talk with your doctor about the pain. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Mild Pain Or Pressure In Pelvis (Lower Abdomen) (Definition)

Mild pain or pressure in pelvis (lower abdomen) is a symptom that can be due to a variety of causes, including issues with the gut, bladder, and for females, organs such as ...Read more


Pressure Or Fullness (Definition)

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