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Doctor insights on: Pubic Bone Soreness In Pregnancy

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What causes pubic bone pain in pregnant women?

What causes pubic bone pain in pregnant women?

Let me help: Pubic bone pain in pregnancy is also know as pubic symphysis diastasis. This is where, usually in later pregnancy, the hormone relaxin causes the pelvis, particularly at the pubic bone, to loosen. In general, this is a good thing as it makes birth easier for mom and baby. However, sometimes the separation is exaggerated and can become quite pain for the mother at the end of pregnancy ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Pubic bone pain or symptoms of symphysis pubis dysfunction during pregnancy?

Pubic bone pain or symptoms of symphysis pubis dysfunction during pregnancy?

Symphysis dysfuntion: Is most commonly associated with pregnancy and childbirth. It is a condition that causes excessive movement of the pubic symphysis, either anterior or lateral, is a dysfunction that is associated with pelvic girdle pain and the names are often used interchangeably. It is thought to affect up to one in four pregnant women to varying degrees, with 7% of sufferers continuing to experience serious sym. ...Read more

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What can cause swelling in pubic bone area and testicles moving up towards pubic bone area with blood in urine as well?

What can cause swelling in pubic bone area and testicles moving  up towards pubic bone area with blood in urine as well?

We call swelling: in this area suprapubic swelling. When the testicles seem like they are moving up this is called a retractile testicle. It is due to contraction of cremaster muscle. Hernias can cause suprapubic swelling, as can enlarged lymph nodes, and perhaps this swelling is impacting the spermatic cord which is connected to the testicles. Blood in urine can be from bladder/kidneys/prostate. Need doctor eval. ...Read more

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Can pubic bone instability cause slight swelling of the pubic mound and groin areas and pain in hip when walking long distances? and sciatica pain?

Can pubic bone instability cause slight swelling of the pubic mound and groin areas and pain in hip when walking long distances? and sciatica pain?

Shouldn't: While the pelvis is all interconnected, the pubic bone is in the front, and shouldn't cause swelling. It is curious why you think this joint is unstable. You may want to ask you primary care if an imaging study would be appropriate. Sciatica is typically caused by disc disease of the spine. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Bump above pubic bone cyst or pregnant?

Not clear: Find out regarding pregnancy with a home pregnancy test. Otherwise, a "bump" can be a symptom of many diagnoses. It depends on your personal medical and surgical history, body habitus, history of previous trauma, etc. Your best bet would be to see a qualified general surgeon, for a detailed history and physical exam. ...Read more

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5w4d pregnant having some cramping above pubic bone and some very light in right and right groin. Normal or er?

5w4d pregnant having some cramping above pubic bone and some very light in right and right groin. Normal or er?

Cramping: Are you bleeding? If not take a deep breathe. Be joyful and without the expectation that something is wrong. If you start out at 5 weeks jumping at the assumption something is wrong, you are in for a very long gestation! Your family an even longer 40 weeks! ...Read more

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Minor chest pain in breast bone area any concern?

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Usually not: Common cause of chest pain is costochondritis/ tietz syndrome which is an inflammation of cartilage and bone junction of the ribs with the sternal plate. This causes pain in the breast bone. ...Read more

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25th week of first pregnancy and feeling baby kicks only in the pelvic/ pubic hairline region and sometimes in cervix/vagina. Not low lying placenta.

25th week of first pregnancy and feeling baby kicks only in the pelvic/ pubic hairline region and sometimes in cervix/vagina. Not low lying placenta.

Baby kicks: Pregnant women will sense the fetal movements in a variety of ways. There is not a correct place to feel movement or an incorrect place. You will feel kicks and movements usually whereever the feet, elbows and arms are located inside of your uterus. The placental location does not change that. ...Read more

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General aches and discomfort in pubic region. Sign of labor?

General aches and discomfort in pubic region. Sign of labor?

Possibly.: Suprapubic pain can indicate urinary tract infection that can trigger labor, or may be a sign of pelvic pressure during early labor. Seek medical care promptly to avoid complications. ...Read more

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Any ideas on where is the pubic bone located in men?

Any ideas on where is the pubic bone located in men?

Frontof pelvic ring: Bone immediately above penis at lowest point of your abdomen. Push in above your penis & you can feel it ...Read more

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6wks 4D pregnant. lower abdominal tenderness above pubic bone when touched. No bleeding or cramping. Negative for uti. Suggestions on what could be?

6wks 4D pregnant. lower abdominal tenderness above pubic bone when touched. No bleeding or cramping. Negative for uti. Suggestions on what could be?

Pregnancy...: Please make sure that you have seen your OB for your pregnancy. Seeking opinions online can be reassuring; however, they are no replacement for the close medical care you should have during a pregnancy. That being said, a growing uterus (and surrounding ligaments) can be slightly tender. If you have ANY increase in pain/other symptoms, contact your doc immediately and make those prenatal appts ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more