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Pulled Pelvic Muscle Symptoms
What are the symptoms of a strained, injured, pulled or damaged pelvic floor muscle & what do they hold? Thank you.
Pelvic floor damage: The most common cause of pelvic floor damage is a vaginal delivery. Common symptoms include urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and uterine or vaginal prolapse (something hanging out). There are pelvic exercises that can help strengthen pelvic floor muscles and a physical therapist can be helpful. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
I seen my gyn for severe lower pelvic pain she told me it was a pulled muscle and did not do anything should I get a second opion its been over a. wee?
Yes: Obtain a a2nd opinion and have the MD examine you and at the least do an ultrasound exam. ...Read more
Went to sit down and felt a pop in my pelvis by my pelvic bone and am now really sore. Did I pull a muscle?
Or a ligament: More likely a ligament. It should get better. ...Read more
Have burning pain in groin and inner and front of thighs. Pain on right side of low back, pelvis. What could this be? Pulled muscle pressing a nerve?
Boobs sore as if I pulled a muscle, cramps on one side of pelvis for 4 days. Period to come in a week an a half?
Mittleschmerz: Usually, ovulation occurs 14days prior to the onset of your cycle. Your pain in the left lower quadrant may mean you felt your ovulation or had a cyst rupture. The hormone shift from estrogen to Progesterone may be responsible for the breast pain. If the pain in the pelvis is severe see your obgyn or er doctor to confirm nothing more serious. May be worthwhile to get a preg test as well. ...Read more
Just wondering if tight pelvic floor muscles might be cause of my symptoms (frequent need to urinate, premature ejaculation, peeing sensation etc?
I'm a 36 y/o F and sex has become basically impossible. It is so excruciatingly painful that my pelvic muscles are like a steel trap. Why is this?
Need more info: You should talk to you doctor. This could be a combination of physical and psychological problems. An exam is needed too. ...Read more
For last 3 month I have been suffering from pain on my left upper part near pelvic muscle. I have ultrasonograph but nothing found. Problem still exist.
Proximal weakness: Proximal muscle weakness caused mostly by muscle disorder rather than neuropathy, myopathy or muscular dystrophy presented with weakness of the pelvic muscles and leads to difficult walking, inability to stand up from sitting position without using the leg distal muscles, an examination by the neurologist and EMG or muscle biopsy may be needed for daignosis. ...Read more
Men have difficulty even knowing how to exercise the pelvic floor muscles, so an overuse injury seems to me to be impossible. If you think you have this, it is probably something else.
And no, a lot of sex wouldn't cause the pelvic floor muscles to be tight or overused. Generally, sex is a very good thing for men. But if you are having symptoms down there, best to get checked. Good luck! ...Read more
Maybe: Generally the weighted balls will fall out unless you do contract your pelvic/vaginal muscles so this should work if you are able to retain them. ...Read more
Speak to your: Obgyn about this and look into physical therapy. There are physical therapists who specialize in working with patients to strengthen pelvic muscles in order to better cope with back and pelvic pain. You have to be motivated and committed though. Your obgyn can be helpful in this pursuit. ...Read more
Probably not: The pelvic muscles are located deeper in the tissues of the labia than the Bartholin's gland - so a problem with the muscles is not likely to affect the Bartholin's gland or ducts. ...Read more
All: The pelvic floor exercises called "kegel exercises" are the exercises prescribed for the whole pelvic floor. They must be done faithfully and for many weeks to be effective. I have prescribed them many times but most of my patients were not motivated to continue for the length of time needed despite many reminders. ...Read more
GYN apt: An appointment with GYN will give you all the answers and treatments that are available to you ...Read more
What's the cause of stabbing, extreme pain in the pelvic muscles? It occurred without me doing any physical activity and lasted a while.
Stabbing pain: This is worrisome. If this is unprovoked then this is NOT normal. Please seek medical attention and undergo a doctor evaluation right away. ...Read more
What is a diverticulum pouch? What happens if it get stuck in a pelvic floor muscles? What is a diverticulum pouch? What happens if it gets stuck?
It is a protrusion: A protrusion from the GI tract, commonly in the large intestine is called a diverticulum. It is pouch like protrusion caused by muscle weakness in the wall of the intestine. The diverticulum can get blocked or inflamed, often requiring medical or surgical treatment. In your case, if you have substantial pain, surgery may be the best solution. ...Read more
Ok: To identify your pelvic floor muscles, stop urination in midstream or tighten the muscles that keep you from passing gas. These are your pelvic floor muscles. If you contract your pelvic floor muscles while looking in the mirror, the base of your penis will move closer to your abdomen and your testicles will rise. Try Kegels. ...Read more
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