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Doctor insights on: Prominent Ovarian Veins Question Of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

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My question is I had endometriosis and pelvic congestion syndrome with a full hysterectomy and the doctors were pushing me out that day do you normally stay overnight with a full hysterectomy I feel the doctors did not treat me right?

My question is I had endometriosis and pelvic congestion syndrome with a full hysterectomy and the doctors were pushing me out that day do you normally stay overnight with a full hysterectomy I feel the doctors did not treat me right?

More & more: Hysterectomies are done as outpatients. An article. Study entitled "Feasibility and Safety of Outpatient Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy" concluded "Same-day discharge is a feasible and safe option for carefully selected patients who undergo an uncomplicated TLH, even in the presence of leiomyomas, severe adhesions, or endometriosis." https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC4354205/ >> ...Read more

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Can tubal ligation cause pelvic congestion syndrome? Used filshie clips

Can tubal ligation cause pelvic congestion syndrome? Used filshie clips

Short answer: Yes: If your symptoms began within days to weeks following ligation, and no other findings exist on regular workup, you may have a variant of Post-Tubal Ligation Syndrome. You should seek out an expert on Chronic Pelvic Pain. Reversal of the ligation is sometimes possible and your symptoms may subside.

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Would pelvic congestion syndrome affect kidney function?

Would pelvic congestion syndrome affect kidney function?

No: Pelvic congestion syndrome is a waste basket term for pelvic pain /discomfort which is chronic. Kidney function should not be affected by this syndrome. ...Read more

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My doctor believes I have pelvic congestion syndrome. What is this? Is this rare, or common. Want some advice on this?

Not so simple: Dilated ovarian/uterine veins become engorged with blood causing pain. Female, usually have had multiple pregnancies. Ultrasound/mri findings supporting the diagnosis. It is not a diagnosis of exclusion. It is real. Likely under diagnosed and under treated. The gold standard is mri/mrv, if present the veins are treated much like varicose veins can be. Ask to see an interventional radiologist. ...Read more

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How does pcs cause back pain? I have been diagnosed with pelvic congestion syndrome but I don't understand how that can be the cause of my recurrent back pain that is similar to (but not exactly) sciatica and sacral iliitis. Can you explain what's going

How does pcs cause back pain? I have been diagnosed with pelvic congestion syndrome but I don't understand how that can be the cause of my recurrent back pain that is similar to (but not exactly) sciatica and sacral iliitis. Can you explain what's going

See Specialist: Consider imaging studies for your spine if you believe your pain is sciatica or sacra-iliac in origin. Pelvic congestion syndrome can mimic sciatica occasionally but it is typically a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning everything else has been ruled out first. ...Read more

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What is typical care routine for pelvic congestion syndrome 28 yr old female?

What is typical care routine for pelvic congestion syndrome 28 yr old female?

Depends: That depends on how the diagnosis has been made. Chronic pelvic pain can have many causes. If the patient has a confident diagnosis of ovarian vein insufficiency the best treatment currently available is embolization. This is performed by an interventional radiologist, and a consultation with an ir who is experienced with this disease would be helpful. ...Read more

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How do they test for pelvic congestion syndrome? Did an internal exam and based on my symptoms is how he diagnosed me. Should I go for other tests?

How do they test for pelvic congestion syndrome? Did an internal exam and based on my symptoms is how he diagnosed me. Should I go for other tests?

No good definitive: There is no good, standard, accepted test for pelvic congestion syndrome. It is basically diagnosed by excluding other possible causes of pelvic pain. Some doctors believe an MRI or CT scan can show dilation of the pelvic vessels but the data proving this is kind of weak. Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUDs and birth control pills can usually improve symptoms. ...Read more

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How bad is pelvic congestion syndrome?

How bad is pelvic congestion syndrome?

Depends on severity: Women with pelvic congestion syndrome tend to experience chronic pain in the pelvis & lower back. The pain is related to the presence of dilated varicose veins surrounding the uterus and ovaries. Treatment depends on severity of symptoms & may include catheter directed embolization to seal the pelvic varicosities & relieve the pressure being abnormally transmitted via these veins to pelvic organs. ...Read more

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I am 24 years old with a history of endometriosis & pelvic congestion syndrome. Recently, I have uterine pain, leg numbness, and weight loss. Cancer?

I am 24 years old with a history of endometriosis & pelvic congestion syndrome. Recently, I have uterine pain, leg numbness, and weight loss. Cancer?

Donot worry: There are not the symptoms of cancer, there can be other reason, I feel like you definitely have endometriosis, I will visit my obgyn and primary care for further evaluation ...Read more

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My gynecologist is recommending a hysterectomy for what he believes is Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (varicose vein). I get pain down my legs and numbness during every menstrual cycle. He believes there's a 70% chance that the pain will go away. I've done pe

My gynecologist is recommending a hysterectomy for what he believes is Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (varicose vein). I get pain down my legs and numbness during every menstrual cycle. He believes there's a 70% chance that the pain will go away. I've done pe

Yes indicated but: Other non surgical options options are also available. Annoying disabling condition you gave correct description speak to your doctor if possible to try first, vein abolition by embolization of pelvic veins (ovarian) which is non surgical and less invasive out patient procedure. . ...Read more

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I have just had a Transvaginal ultrasound everything was normal except for prominent arcuate veins and bilateral pelvic congestion should I worry.?

If you have pain: Prominent veins and pelvic congestion (usually dilated veins) are sometimes seen on ultrasound and oftentimes have no correlation. There are some patients with pelvic pain and that/those is/are the only findings and if so might worth further investigation ...Read more

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I got diagnosed with pelvic congestion less than a year ago and just found out im pregnant. Is it dangerous for me or the baby?

I got diagnosed with pelvic congestion less than a year ago and just found out im pregnant. Is it dangerous for me or the baby?

Contact Doctor: You should contact your doctor and follow-up regarding your current pregnancy as I'm not certain what you mean by "pelvic congestion." without more information unfortunately I cannot provide better recommendations. ...Read more

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I have repeated testes pain&poor erection. Doctor said its pelvic congestion. I had drugs and cured but the case recurrent after 1 month. Is it dangerous?

Probably not. . .: Go back & see your physician again. Tell him/her what you've noted. You didn't mention what medication you took. Perhaps you need another course. Testing to determine the cause of your pain would be useful. Further testing for common causes of ed is important. See my previous posts re ed here. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is pelvic congestion syn?

What is pelvic congestion syn?

Check out this: Link: https://stanfordhealthcare. Org/medical-conditions/womens-health/pelvic-congestion. Html

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Chronic autonomic, circulatory, and neuropsychiatric symptoms after having a AGE-type of illness in 2014, in a 33 year-old woman.....?

Chronic autonomic, circulatory, and neuropsychiatric symptoms after having a AGE-type of illness in 2014, in a 33 year-old woman.....?

Perhaps I can: Offer some quite speculative but hopefully helpful comments. The only sense I can make of your question is if you mean IgE, or immunoglobulin E. Autoimmune disorders occur when the immune system mistakes body cells for harmful invaders and reacts to them. Reversing or controlling the process is very challenging; the immune reaction may be controlled but rarely eliminated. Keep working with your Doc ...Read more

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What causes pelvic vascular congestion with prominent vessels in the periuterine area? What types of symptoms will pelvic vascular congestion cause? And what should be done to treat the condition?

What causes pelvic vascular congestion with prominent vessels in the periuterine area? What types of symptoms will pelvic vascular congestion cause? And what should be done to treat the condition?

Pelvic congestion: Pelvic congestion is related to to incompetent valves in the ovarian veins allowing venous reflux causing venous pelvic engorged veins. They can be asymptomatic or cause pelvic aching/pain. When they are symptomatic they can be treated through a minimally invasive procedure by blocking off the veins by an interventional radiologist. ...Read more

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Extreme bloating & pain after eating, dx ovarian cysts, pelvic venous congestion, partial seizures. Every blood test normal could it be ovarian tumor?

Extreme bloating & pain after eating, dx ovarian cysts, pelvic venous congestion, partial seizures. Every blood test normal could it be ovarian tumor?

Ans: Well if you were diagnosed with ovarian cysts then there is your dx for that. Now the bloating after eating you need to have some more blood tests one for h pylori. You also need to check the gallbladder and then look at the colon for a colitis. See your doctor ...Read more

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Blue veins on pelvis sign of ovarian cancer?

Blue veins on pelvis sign of ovarian cancer?

Usually not.: Although a pelvic or abdominal tumor can lead to an increase in pelvic veins seen on the skin, there are more frequent causes such as malfunctioning (refluxing) valves in the saphenous system or even in the ovarian veins (pelvic congestion syndrome).A ct of the abdomen and pelvis as well as a leg venous ultrasound will help to make the diagnosis. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with dilated pelvic veins and right ovarian cyst. I have sharp stabbing pains where my ovary is. Should I worry?

I've been diagnosed with dilated pelvic veins and right ovarian cyst. I have sharp stabbing pains where my ovary is. Should I worry?

Yes: If the cyst is causing pain your doctor needs to know and consider taking it out. Also you should ask whether this is the reason for the dilated pelvic veins or whether something else is causing them. ...Read more

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I have pelvic vascular congestion and have fluid in my pelvic I don't know how much fluid. Can I get poison in my body from this or die from it.?

I have pelvic vascular congestion and have fluid in my pelvic I don't know how much fluid. Can I get poison in my body from this or die from it.?

Not likely: I'm not sure what is meant by this report but clearly you have a physician who ordered the study. You should ask that person for an interpretation. But meanwhile, don't worry about poison. The congestion and fluid is your normal body fluids, just built up more than is usual for some reason. ...Read more

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Doctor did ct of my abiding and found, pelvic vascular congestion in fluids what is is this?

Doctor did ct of my abiding and found, pelvic vascular congestion in fluids what is is this?

Pelvic vascular synd: Syndrome is best seen on pelvic ultrasound. If the vessels are large enough to be seen on CT, they can cause symptoms in the pelvis. Talk to your doctor to see what can be done to ease any symptoms you may have ...Read more

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My mother has ovarian cancer, c. diff., pulmonary vascular congestion, bibasilar pleural effusions and cardiomegaly. Is prognosis days, weeks, etc.?

My mother has ovarian cancer, c. diff., pulmonary vascular congestion, bibasilar pleural effusions and cardiomegaly. Is prognosis days, weeks, etc.?

Poor, but...: Clinically & obviously, sorry to say your mom's life expectancy would be not long, but how long specifically is beyond someone online can suggest. In fact, asking her attending doc would be most decent to get pertinent answer since s/he know more about her than anyone online. Best... ...Read more

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How serious is pelvic venous congestion if it causes lots of pain?

It could be: It could be serious.
It can cause pain, but the amount of venous congestion could reach a point of affecting the bonus return, and could cause a sluggishness in the circulation, that could lead to a possible deep vein thrombosis, that could travel to the lung, and cause a serious health issues, and could be life threatening. ...Read more

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I have pelvic vascular congestion (and) fluids in my pelvic, how do both these things happen. There was no infection or mass. Should I worry I'm scar?

I have pelvic vascular congestion (and) fluids in my pelvic, how do both these things happen. There was no infection or mass. Should I worry I'm scar?

Pelvic blood flows: Blood flows in and out of the pelvis naturally and tends to stay in that area during periods of sexual excitement anticipating an event. If there is not "event" then the blood will stay in the pelvis and create an uncomfortable "heaviness" sensation which can be relieved by orgasm. Fluids will leave the bloodstream if blood is present for an extended period of time just like "swelling ankles". ...Read more

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Have sore, scratchy throat, swollen lymph node under jaw, congestion, and cysts or blocked lymph vessels on breasts. Should I be concerned/go to dr?

Have sore, scratchy throat, swollen lymph node under jaw, congestion, and cysts or blocked lymph vessels on breasts. Should I be concerned/go to dr?

Yes: The problem may simply be from a viral infection but it is prudent to see a doctor to get an examined especially if the problem has been present and not improving after a few days. ...Read more

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What's the name and purpose of the large prominent vein on the top of my penis that seems to originate from the pelvis?

What's the name and purpose of the large prominent vein on the top of my penis that seems to originate from the pelvis?

Here are some...: Most likely, what you see are dorsal veins. Known to us, veins of any organs tend to widely vary in number, course, and distribution as compared to the arteries to any organs. So, if asymptomatic, compressible, and variable at erection and detumescence, leave them alone because what you see is your personal unique anatomical variation. Of course, if still in doubt, have someone take a look. Best.. ...Read more

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Causes for prominent veins? Over the past few days I've noticed my veins are showing more and more of them are visible everywhere above my pelvis.

Causes for prominent veins? Over the past few days I've noticed my veins are showing more and more of them are visible everywhere above my pelvis.

Veins showing: Veins are closer to your skin surface than arteries are. Maybe like like most young healthy women you are exercising and trying to keep your wt down. In doing that you may be burning some of your subcutaneous fat and so your veins become more prominent. Just a thought. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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On a recent ct, abd/pelvis w IV contrast, my right gonadal vein somewhat prominent 8.0mm diameter. Could this be contributing to my chronic pain?

Possibly: That diameter is 3-4 times normal. Possible causes include a portocaval shunt due to liver disease. Speak with your doctor about this and consider a consult with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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I noticed today a very prominant vein running above my right nipple. Is it normal for veins to appear out of no where like that? Could this be tied in anyway to the severe pain in the lower abdomen and pelvic area? I am also currently ovulating according

Abd/pelvic pain: I would strongly urge you to go see your OBGYN specialists as soon as possible, about your Abdominal and pelvic pain. This seems to be a more pressing issue than just Venous prominence in the areola area of the breast. There is a very remote circumstance in which the liver is involved, which would produce prominent veins on abdomen, but you did not give any history supporting this etiology. ...Read more

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EXPERIENCING S/S OF PREGNANCY I KNOW IS STILL TO EARLY TO TEST HAD A DRINK LAST NIGHT WITH MY HUSBAND AND EXPERIENCED RIGHT OVARIAN/PELVIC PAIN?

EXPERIENCING S/S OF PREGNANCY I KNOW IS STILL TO EARLY TO TEST HAD A DRINK LAST NIGHT WITH MY HUSBAND AND EXPERIENCED RIGHT OVARIAN/PELVIC PAIN?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Pelvic u/s showed a 2 CM ovarian cyst. Pain got worse, u/s repeated 2 days later. Cyst was now 4 CM. Will it keep growing that quickly? It hurts a lot

Pelvic u/s showed a 2 CM ovarian cyst. Pain got worse, u/s repeated 2 days later. Cyst was now 4 CM. Will it keep growing that quickly? It hurts a lot

Can not predict: WE can not predict how an individual cyst will behave over time. The most likely scenario is that a small ovarian cyst like this will resolve on its own over time. Follow up monitoring by your obgyn should be done ...Read more

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