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What are the symptoms of a strained, injured, pulled or damaged pelvic floor muscle & what do they hold? Thank you.

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

Muscle (Definition)

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


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Can vomiting pull the pelvic muscles?

Can vomiting pull the pelvic muscles?

Can it ever: I was food poisoned once in new orleans. I pulled every muscle in my belly throwing up. Sore for a week. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Nerve Pain: Burning-like pain is neuropathic in nature. There is a compressed nerve present, don't know the cause. A muscle spasm can compress nerves. Need to see your doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Day after sick bug and have tummy and pelvic pains sore neck and back 17wks pregnant so pulled muscles or something more?

Be seen: With you being pregnant, I would just make sure your obstetrician is aware. That being said, the most common cause is usually a viral illness; which is often accompanied by musculoskeletal pain in a variety of muscles and joints. Stay well hydrated. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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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

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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.

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.

Investigate: Vaginal and rectal exams? Any abdominal complaints? Bleeding? Weight changes? Urine analysis, infection, stone, trauma, ovaries? Premenopausal or post-? Ct scans? Back to your doctor. Do not stop asking? ...Read more

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What causes pelvic muscles to get weak?

What causes pelvic muscles to get weak?

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

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What is the pelvic floor muscle and what is it for?

What is the pelvic floor muscle and what is it for?

Pelvic exercises: The pelvic floor muscles are a group of muscles that wrap around the underneath of the bladder and rectum. Pelvic floor exercise are used to strengthen pelvic floor muscles: If you someone has stress incontinence.
http://patient. Info/health/pelvic-floor-exercises ...Read more

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How does a mans pelvic floor muscles get overtight or overused?

How does a mans pelvic floor muscles get overtight or overused?

Almost impossible: 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

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What are the muscles of the pelvic floor and can they be damaged?

Pelvic floor muscles: The muscles of the pelvic floor are damaged by child birth most commonly. They include the superfiscial (bulbocavernosis, ischiocavernosis, transverse perineal) and deep perineal muscles (pubococcygeus, pubovaginalis, puborectalis, iliococcygeus, ischiococcygeus). ...Read more

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Can you tell me exactly where are the kegel pelvic muscles located?

The pelvic floor: Muscles close the bottom of the pelvic cavity. Imagine a flexible bowl that covers from pubic bone to tailbone and out to the pelvic bones on each side. ...Read more

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Will kegel balls work to strengthen pelvic muscles if I don't sqeeze?

Will kegel balls work to strengthen pelvic muscles if I don't sqeeze?

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

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What would cause tight pelvic muscles?

What would cause tight pelvic muscles?

See below: One of the most common causes is inactivity and lack of exercise. Activity helps stretch and condition the muscle tissue. ...Read more

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What are pelvic muscles and how does it play a role in sex?

Pelvic floor muscles: Pelvic floor muscles contract during sex and forcefully with orgasm. Very important in both sexes! ...Read more

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How can I get relief from my endometriosis and pelvic floor muscle dysfunction?

How can I get relief from my endometriosis and pelvic floor muscle dysfunction?

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

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How likely is someone to have a blocked Bartholin's gland due to a torn pelvic muscle?

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

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Which muscles of the pelvic floor should be strengthened to help control urinary control?

Which muscles of the pelvic floor should be strengthened to help control urinary control?

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

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What's the cause of stabbing, extreme pain in the pelvic muscles? It occurred without me doing any physical activity and lasted a while.

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

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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

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Doc tell me how to locate pelvic floor muscles?

Doc tell me how to locate pelvic floor muscles?

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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Does washing my genetal with cold water strenghten my pelvic floor muscle?

Does washing my genetal with cold water strenghten my pelvic floor muscle?

Pelvic floor: No. You can strengthen your pelvic floor with Kegel exercises. There are even vaginsl weights that look like a tampon that you can use with the exercises to strengthen pelvic floor. ...Read more