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I have been having a shooting pain around my pelvic area when i sit down or stand up. It is becoming worrisome because I cant even sit down slowly.

I have been having a shooting pain around my pelvic area when i sit down or stand up. It is becoming worrisome because I cant even sit down slowly.

Never ignore pelvic: pain. I suggest a GYN exam and if you are sexually active, tersting for infection and pregnancy. You will also need a routine urune analysis and urine culture as well as vaginal cultures. ...Read more

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I have interstitial cysitis and get shooting pain like shocks in pelvic area and genital area. Also well as in lower legs. Could all be caused by ic?

I have interstitial cysitis and get shooting pain like shocks in pelvic area and genital area. Also well as in lower legs. Could all be caused by ic?

Consider other!: Interstitial cystitis is a problem related to the bladder and pain related to changes in the 'lining' of the bladder. I would expect this pain to be limited to the pelvic region. The comment about radiation of the pain into your legs makes me think that something else might be going on. It is okay to revisit this with a second opinion. Ask about back and nerve related problems. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting pain at anus and pelvic area upon pushing during bowel movement, only during period, have spotting, have dysmenorrhea. is it normal?

Sharp shooting pain at anus and pelvic area upon pushing during bowel movement, only during period, have spotting, have dysmenorrhea.  is it normal?

See gynecologist: These symptoms may result from endometriosis if they are limited to days during period, however a thorough medical check up and evaluation by gynecologist is necessary. ...Read more

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I have shooting pain in my left side that shoot down into my pelvic area what could it be!?

I have shooting pain in my left side that shoot down into my pelvic area what could it be!?

Anything: It could be a kidney stone, which can be caused by many things including dehydration. I recommend seeing your doctor for a thorough exam & history to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Severe pain i, have had this pain which i, thought was my groin area for about 3 months, i get a shooting pain near my inner groin and pelvis area when i, lift up my right leg, it is only my right side not my left side that hurts. I, can't sleep at night

Hello. : Hello. Since this has been evaluated, no problem has been identified that requires surgery and medication is not working, recommend you consider medical acupuncture to augment your treatment. There are more md's and do's being trained in acupuncture through out the us. This can often provide assistance in functional problems when western medicine sometimes can't. I am a western trained physician, but I am so glad that acupuncture provides me with other ways to help my patients with pain. Take care. ...Read more

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My lower back and pelvic area are in constant pain, numbness, shooting pain down the inside of the leg. I have hemangioma L2 1.9cm?

My lower back and pelvic area are in constant pain, numbness, shooting pain down the inside of the leg.  I have hemangioma L2   1.9cm?

Get evaluation: Radiating pain into leg can be from a variety of sources such as spinal nerve root (radiculopathy), referred pain from joint, or even peripheral nerve. Formal evaluation is your best bet in a case like this! ...Read more

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Have shooting pain in my head. Dizzy off and on for couple months. Having tender bruised pelvic area for 3days now. No sex. Hurts when I stand or sit.

Have shooting pain in my head. Dizzy off and on for couple months. Having tender bruised pelvic area for 3days now. No sex. Hurts when I stand or sit.

See a specialist: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for diagnosis evaluation and preventative treatment. ...Read more

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Twisting sharp pain on left side of chest, occasional shooting pain in pelvic bone, pain in right ear. Possible causes? Type of doc to start with?

Twisting sharp pain on left side of chest, occasional shooting pain in pelvic bone, pain in right ear. Possible causes? Type of doc to start with?

Primary care: General medical problems are best addressed first by your family doctor, usually a specialist in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine. Many women see a specialist in Ob-Gyne as their primary care physician. If the primary care doctor sees a reason to consult a specialist based on their evaluation or testing, they will send you to the appropriate doctors! ...Read more

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I have been having a slight shooting pain when I have an orgasm. It feels like it's coming from a nerve in my pelvis. It randomly started one day?

I have been having a slight shooting pain when I have an orgasm. It feels like it's coming from a nerve in my pelvis. It randomly started one day?

Pudendal Neuralgia: Sounds like a pudendal neuralgia. The pudendal nerve provides sensation and function to the genitals. If it is irritated or entrapped in any way it can hurt during sex. You make consider seeing a women's pelvic pain specialist for pelvic floor treatment and therapy. ...Read more

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