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How long does difficulty walking associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

How long does difficulty walking associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Pubic symphysis : Disruption of the pubic synthesis usually results from trauma, or in some cases during pregnancy. Traumatic injuries are usually part of pelvic ring injuries and often require surgical treatment. Those injuries do not require surgical treatment will generally require three months until symptoms gradually improve. This is only an estimate and the results are based on the individual injury pattern and treatment. Disruption that occurs as a result of pregnancy or delivery is generally self-limited and symptoms resolve within a few weeks to months after delivery. In rare cases the disruption that occurs as a result of pregnancy can persist and be symptomatic. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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How long does pelvic pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

How long does pelvic pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Hard to say: If the disruption of the pubic symphasis remains unstable the pain will likely persist. Alot depends on how it happened (trauma vs child birth). ...Read more

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How long does sudden groin pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

How long does sudden groin pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Hard to say: If the disruption of the pubic symphasis remains unstable the pain will likely persist. Alot depends on how it happened (trauma vs child birth). ...Read more

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What are the tests for separation of the symphysis pubis?

What are the tests for separation of the symphysis pubis?

X-rays: This abnormally wide gap can be diagnosed by radiologic studies such as x-ray, mri, ct scan or bone scan. Manual testing by a healthcare professional can also be used. The patient is placed in various positions and pressure is applied in such a way that it provokes pain and maybe movement in the pubis. ...Read more

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How long does pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

How long does pain associated with separation of the symphysis pubis last?

Hard to say: If the disruption of the pubic symphasis remains unstable the pain will likely persist. Alot depends on how it happened (trauma vs child birth). ...Read more

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What is the cause of burning pain in the line of the symphysis pubis?

Get evaluation: Not uncommonly, this could be referred pain, but could also involve bone/ joint pathology. Have your doctor get X ray. Physical therapy may be available to turn this around. ...Read more

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Can symphysis pubis dysfunction harm my baby?

Can symphysis pubis dysfunction harm my baby?

No: No, the condition can be associated with pain and difficulty getting around as well, but there is no increased risk to the baby or your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is this serious? Osteophyte formation on the symphysis pubis?

Very unlikely: An osteophyte is a bone spur, and may be associated with arthritis symptoms. Most likely, what you are describing is an 'incidental finding' on an x-ray of the pelvis. ...Read more

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Are any treatments helpful for symphysis pubis dysfunction?

Are any treatments helpful for symphysis pubis dysfunction?

Injection option: Steroid and more lately PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) have been tried with varying success in the literature ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Difficulty Walking (Definition)

Stop exercising if you have pain, vaginal bleeding, rapid heartbeat, uterine contractions, chest pain, fluid leaking from the vagina, dizziness, fainting, shortness of ...Read more