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What is pelvic sling?

What is pelvic sling?

Prolapse care: Sling holds up bladder and prevents eventration of the bladder thru the vaginal osteum. ...Read more

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Why does my pelvic area hurt?

Why does my pelvic area hurt?

Many possibilities: Pelvic pain is one of the most common gyn complaints and can have a wide variety of causes, ranging from PID to an ovarian cyst to appendicitis to endometriosis. This is definitely something to get checked out with your gyn doc right away. ...Read more

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Tell me about pelvic clocks.?

Tell me about pelvic clocks.?

Pelvic Clock: Pelvic Clock is an exercise that can be used to help treat/ prevent back pain. ...Read more

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What is done for pelvic tilts?

What is done for pelvic tilts?

Pelvic tilt: A standing postural xray defines if it is enough to be important. Some are fixed, some are temporary or secondary to something else. See a manipulating osteopath or chiropractor to define what kind and consider a shoe lift or pelvic lift if it is fixed. ...Read more

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What could cause chronic pelvic?

What could cause chronic pelvic?

Pain?: Do you mean chronic pelvic pain? Is it related to time of mentrual cycle? Many women feel pain around mid-cycle, whcih is mostly condseidered normal. Pelvic infections, pelvic adhesions ('scar') are common causes of pain, endometriosis is also common and can involve pain with intercourse as well. ...Read more

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How serious is congestive pelvic?

How serious is congestive pelvic?

NOT SERIOUS, painful: Pelvic congestion syndrome occurs after a pregnancy where the veins of the pelvis become dilated causing chronic pelvic pain (especially on standing). Embolization (blocking) the veins with a interventional radiological procedure has about 80% success rate. I have a patient who did well with the procedure. ...Read more

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Is air in the pelvic area harmful?

Air: The air is not a problem. It is a symptom of what happened to allow its entry. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain near pelvic? What could it be?

Pain near pelvic? What could it be?

Multiple causes: Infection, GI, muscular so see your doctor........ ...Read more

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Pelvic lipomatusis what do I do for it?

Pelvic lipomatusis what do I do for it?

Follow up: Pelvic lipomatosis is characterized by overgrowth of fat cells in the pelvis surrounding the bladder & rectum. Cause isn't known but it has been linked to obesity.Due to compression of pelvic organs patients may experience urinary symptoms, constipation, ribbon like stools & lower extremity edema.A conservative approach, symptomatic treatment & follow-up, is indicated in cases with minor symptoms. ...Read more

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How can pelvic disorder be cured in women?

Need more info.: What specific pelvic disorder do you mean? There are numerous pelvic disorders. ...Read more

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First pelvic/ pamp smear exam what to ecpect?

First pelvic/ pamp smear exam what to ecpect?

Not till 21: The USPST recommends Pap test once every 3-5 year for women 21-65. They no longer recommend a yearly test. However, they also recommend women younger than 25 who are sexually active get screened for sexually transmitted diseases even if they do not engage in high risk activity. Pap is easy you sit in a chair and a speculum gently inserted/opened and a sample taken by your OB/GYN. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why am I having so much pain in my pelvic area?

Why am I having so much pain in my pelvic area?

Too complex to...: This is a very complex matter which weould need a history, physical, and appropriate lab tests and imaging studies. Check with your pcp and/or ob/gyn specialist! ...Read more

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What can they do for pelvic conjestion syndrome?

What can they do for pelvic conjestion syndrome?

Pelvic Congestion: Early treatment options for pelvic congestion include pain medication, alternative therapies such as acupuncture, and suppression of ovarian function. More aggressive option is surgery; however, it can be done using noninvasive transcatheter techniques to embolize the varicose veins that are being compressed within the abdomen causing symptoms. Up to 80% of women obtain relief using this method. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower pelvic area. What could it be?

I have pain in my lower pelvic area. What could it be?

Many possibilities: Some problems cannot be diagnosed via google searches, internet sites, or over the phone, but require a thorough history and physical by a skilled provider. When patients internet search their symptoms it just causes more anxiety, and after I see them and tell them what was wrong they feel so much better! You could do a live consult with a Dr on Healthtap to narrow down the possible causes also. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a teen have pain in her pelvic?

What does it mean when a teen have pain in her pelvic?

Many causes: There are many cases of pelvic pain for teen girls. The answer depends a lot on the type of pain, how often it comes, timing, and other issues. Some types of discomfort (associated with ovulation, for example) may be normal. But pain can also be related to infection or other problems needing treatment. Consider seeing your physician soon for discussion and examination. ...Read more

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Why this on and off pain in my left side of my pelvic?

See ur PCP and GYN: And get checked for intestinal, ovarian and urinary tract problems. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/pelvic-pain. ...Read more

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I have annoying pain on the right side of my pelvic area?

Annoying pain: Pelvic pain can come from a variety of sources, some of which can be important to diagnosis sooner than later. I would recommend seeing your physician for annoying pain that doesn't resolve on its own. ...Read more

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What would cause pain in the pelvic area when laying down?

What would cause pain in the pelvic area when laying down?

Pelvic joints: The bony pelvis is a ring with three joints. If one of the joints is loose, when the ring encounters the ground force of the sleep surface, the force translates around the ring to the loose joint and thereat stretches the ligaments of this joint. Stretched ligaments hurt. In cases of vertebral spine disorders, lying down takes weight off the spine and the person feels better. ...Read more

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Tell me about pelvic mesh problems I see advertised on tv?

Tell me about pelvic mesh problems I see advertised on tv?

Complicated: Problems have occurred with the use of mesh. Most are related to mesh eroding thru the vaginal wall. Some have required a second surgery. The fda issue with the use of mesh vaginally is: many of the products were not studied prior to putting them on the market. Companies only had to show similarity to a product already approved. Docs were not trained adequately. Reported complications increased. ...Read more

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Is it okay at 8 weeks to use an ice pad in the pelvic area?

Is it okay at 8 weeks to use an ice pad in the pelvic area?

Question is for what: Please tell us a bit more about the problem requiring an ice pack. If willing to provide information, please add it in a new question. Thanks for asking. ...Read more

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What could be causing the pain in my lower, right pelvic area?

Pain in right pelvic: As a 40 year old male it could be structural, certain torsions or twisting effects. It could be referred pain from somewhere else. It could be atypical appendix pain. It could be. Do you see why a doctor has to see you to figure it out. ...Read more

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What do it mean when your pelvic area feel heavy after a cycle?

What do it mean when your pelvic area feel heavy after a cycle?

Anything: Could be a lot of things. This type of problem would need a physical exam. Prolapse is possible. ...Read more

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Might be having complications from pelvic mesh so what do I do?

Might be having complications from pelvic mesh so what do I do?

See your surgeon: Pelvic mesh has been used to treat pelvic prolapse and urinary incontinence for approximately 15 years. It can be a good treatment in the right patient with an experienced surgeon performing the surgery. If you think you are having problems you should see your surgeon. ...Read more

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My pelvic area is fat. Is there any way I can make it less thick?

My pelvic area is fat. Is there any way I can make it less thick?

Diet & exercise: With pelvic fat, you are probably overweight in other places too. To help this, you need both a healthy diet and regular exercise. There is no way to spot-reduce, except for surgery. You could work with your own doctor towards a personal program; s/he might also want you to work with a nutritionist and trainer. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I find out if the staff of a gyno that performs pelvics is certified?

How can I find out if the staff of a gyno that performs pelvics is certified?

Call: Hopefully, the gyn you are seeing will be the one doing your pelvic exam. If they have a pa or arnp working in the office with them, they most likely would be certified or they wouldn't be able to practice there. Look for a pa-c (physician assistant, certified), or other credentials either on the building sign or business website. Regarding the medical assistants, you'll probably have to ask them. ...Read more

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27 y/o female, virgin. Constant dull, achy pain in pelvic area. What's going on?

Hard to say: Constant low pelvic pain could be as simple as constipation or as bad as a tumor. It is best that such an issue would lead to a doctor visit for a thorough history, exam and testing if appropriate. ...Read more

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What could be causing a vibrating feeling in my pelvic area.? Should I be worried?

What could be causing a vibrating feeling in my pelvic area.? Should I be worried?

Pelvic sensation: Irritability of the superficial nerves of the vulva could cause this sensation in the vaginal region. Pelvic discomfort in the lower abdominal area, especially if associated with tenderness, May be due to some pelvic congestion. If symptoms persist, consult your gynecologist. ...Read more