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19, female suprapubic cath inserted last week, lots of pain in vagina when I sit,what is causing this? Normal healing and some expected belly pain.
Vaginal pain: 19 yr old having suprapubic cath is not normal, you should have some underlying problem. Your pain could be from the primary problem itself. Without clear history it i hard to make any comments ...Read more
Seek evaluation.: Suprapubic & pelvic pain can have straightforward causes, such as a urinary tract infection which can be diagnosed & treated in an uncomplicated way. Other causes can be more difficult to diagnose & manage, such as complex pelvic pain syndromes which may require medication, behavior modification, & physical therapy. Find & work with a gynecologist or urologist who specializes in pelvic pain. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Changing suprapubic catheter may cause some discomfort / pain. With understanding and accepting reality, almost all patients tolerates very well. Over time, they incorporate such chores as a part of their life and cope with it well. So, work closely with your doc, it's bearable. But occasionally, few patients tend to form encrustation at the end of catheter leading to more pain at pulling it out. ...Read more
Weight loss: At 216 pounds, your BMI would be > 30. Your best bet is to start on a sensible, low fat diet ... Your doctor should be able to partner with you and if appropriate provide you with a referral to a nutritionist or some medication to help you reach your goals. New medications such as Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) have shown to be helpful in some patients. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Had a low lying placenta @12.5weeks . I'm now 18 weeks measuring 21 with suprapubic pain. Could this be related to the placenta?
Other sx's?: When you are starting labor your water may break or you may have blood in vaginal discharge. The baby may feel like s/he had dropped lower. Nausea or loose stools may be present . Contractions may be strong, regular and don't cease until delivery. There may also be back pain. ...Read more
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