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Dr. Jerome Yaklic
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Severe Pelvic Pain (Overview)

Severe pelvic pain is a symptom in which a person has great pain in the lowest part of the tummy. Severe pelvic pain is usually an emergency. Causes include rupture of an organ, internal bleeding, infections, etc...


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28 yr female, would ic cause severe pelvic pain w tenderness anf swelling, lower right side? Also previous CIN iii, dr says its my bladder hurting ...

28 yr female, would ic cause severe pelvic pain w tenderness anf swelling, lower right side? Also previous CIN iii, dr says its my bladder hurting ...

Need evaluation: Even if your bladder hurts, this is just a symptom and not a diagnosis. You need a complete evaluation for pelvic pain with includes a laparoscopic examination to rule endometriosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Jerome Yaklic
46 doctors shared insights

Severe Pelvic Pain (Overview)

Severe pelvic pain is a symptom in which a person has great pain in the lowest part of the tummy. Severe pelvic pain is usually an emergency. Causes include rupture of an organ, internal bleeding, infections, etc...


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I have had severe pelvic pain for 4 months now, what could be causing this?

I have had severe pelvic pain for 4 months now, what could be causing this?

Get checked..: It is difficult to tell with just your question...Specific location, timing/relation to activities etc..Walking/sleeping/during relation etc...Can help tease out cause. Infection such as pelvic infllammatory disease can certainly do so, as well as ovarian cysts, salpingitis (infection of your tubes) etc..Since it has been 4 months, i would consult doc..Likely need exam and ultrasound. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Craig Wiener Dr. Wiener
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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

office evaluation
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pelvic exam
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ultrasound
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Which is most effective at treating severe chronic neuropathic pelvic pain that has no cause: spinal cord stimulator, nerve block injection or tens?

Which is most effective at treating severe chronic neuropathic pelvic pain that has no cause: spinal cord stimulator, nerve block injection or tens?

It depends: I would consult a pain management physician for this. Definitely try a round of steroid injections or a tens unit first before having a spinal cord stimulator permanently implanted. ...Read more

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Treating Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Checklist)

Ask for STD testing
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Have your partner get STD testing
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Take all of your medication exactly as prescribed
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Use condoms when having intercourse to prevent STD transmission
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Had endometrial ablation 3 yrs ago, have severe pelvic pain; unhealthy uterus due to hemorrhage, want to avoid laparoscopic supravervical hysterectomy?

Had endometrial ablation 3 yrs ago, have severe pelvic pain; unhealthy uterus due to hemorrhage, want to avoid laparoscopic supravervical hysterectomy?

medical treatments: There are non surgical treatments such mirena, (levonorgestrel) hormones and Lupron that can be used to avoid hysterectomy, even if they are not always successful. If your gyn is not interested in discussing these, consider seeking out a second opinion. ...Read more

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How can I get rested for severe pelvic pain?

How can I get rested for severe pelvic pain?

See your doctor. : Usually we do a physical exam, followed by ultrasound, then laparoscopy if needed. Pain could be due to fibroids, ovarian cysts, or endometriosis. ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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I have had severe pelvic pain for 4 months now, what could be causing this?

Get checked..: It is difficult to tell with just your question...Specific location, timing/relation to activities etc..Walking/sleeping/during relation etc...Can help tease out cause. Infection such as pelvic infllammatory disease can certainly do so, as well as ovarian cysts, salpingitis (infection of your tubes) etc..Since it has been 4 months, i would consult doc..Likely need exam and ultrasound. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rested for severe pelvic pain?

See your doctor. : Usually we do a physical exam, followed by ultrasound, then laparoscopy if needed. Pain could be due to fibroids, ovarian cysts, or endometriosis. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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I've had severe pelvic pain since childbirth. Is this normal?

I've had severe pelvic pain since childbirth. Is this normal?

Can be: 40s has "severe pelvic pain" since undergoing childbirth, which is a significant mechanical force that can stretch & permanently injure sacroiliac joint ligaments. Pain generation from these injured ligaments can radiate to the mid-pelvis. Chronic lower back pain, dyspareunia & Interstitial Cystitis are other potential consequences of sacroiliac joint instability. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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I have severe pelvic pain should I go to the ER or the lady dr?

Depends: If you also have a fever, go to the er. If there is no fever and the pain is tolerable, you'll get more experienced care (better) by going to a gynecologist who knows you. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Be sure correct diagnosis is made
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Only go to a pain physician trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Keep moving. Do not let pain sideline you. Pain will only get worse.
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I have severe pelvic pain which intensifies with intercourse. Have spoke with gyno and she has found no probs. What should I do next?

I have severe pelvic pain which intensifies with intercourse.  Have spoke with gyno and she has found no probs.  What should I do next?

Pelvic pain: Given that there is no gyn issues you would also want to see a urologist to ensure there is no urological issue. If this comes back okay then seek the input of a pain specialist. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between severe pelvic pain and a fever of 103?

Is there a connection between severe pelvic pain and a fever of 103?

Fever: Fever usually implies an infection. If you have pelvic pain as well - you most likely have an infection. Please see your doctor to figure out where the infection is and to treat appropriately. ...Read more

Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Pelvic Pain (Definition)

The pelvic region refers to the lowermost portion of the abdomen, below the level of the umbilicus, and most often in the lowermost portions of the abdomen, on the sides and centrally. Discomfort, in various forms (stabbing , cramping, aching, ...Read more