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What could cause the muscles on my pubic bone to be sore all the time? I've had pubis sherring a year ago but healed now do have low back pain.

What could cause the muscles on my pubic bone to be sore all the time? I've had pubis sherring a year ago but healed now do have low back pain.

Myalgia-cause?: Overuse of the pelvic muscles: excercise or sexual activity could cause muscle pain; these should easily resolve with the use of over the counter nsaids such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Otherwise, I suggest a vgyn evaluation and a thorough pelvic exam. ...Read more

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What causes the pubic symphysis to flare up? Muscles that lay directly across the pubic bone has been sore for weeks what type of treatment do I need?

What causes the pubic symphysis to flare up? Muscles that lay directly across the pubic bone has been sore for weeks what type of treatment do I need?

Let me explain: The treatment for pubic symphysis arthritis is usually conservative in type, anti-inflammatory medication, if did not work injection of steroids and really if it bother after all these methods is surgery which rear. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tenderness above pubic bone?

What is the definition or description of: tenderness above pubic bone?

On/above bone?: Tenderness above the pubic bone relates generally to the bladder. If your pain is pressing the pubic bone more or less midline, you probably have some irritation or inflammation of the symphysis pubis. This is the equivalent of a joint for your pelvic bones. It's more common in women since they are subject to stretching these joints during pregnancy, trauma can cause this anyone. ...Read more

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6wks 4D pregnant. Lower abdominal tenderness above pubic bone when touched. No bleeding or cramping. Negative for uti. Suggestions on what could be?

6wks 4D pregnant. Lower abdominal tenderness above pubic bone when touched. No bleeding or cramping. Negative for uti. Suggestions on what could be?

Pregnancy...: Please make sure that you have seen your OB for your pregnancy. Seeking opinions online can be reassuring; however, they are no replacement for the close medical care you should have during a pregnancy. That being said, a growing uterus (and surrounding ligaments) can be slightly tender. If you have ANY increase in pain/other symptoms, contact your doc immediately and make those prenatal appts ...Read more

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What causes your pubic bone to be tender to touch? I am a virgin but have had odor down there.

What causes your pubic bone to be tender to touch? I am a virgin but have had odor down there.

Pain odor: Hello~ do you use tampons for your menstruation. If you do it is easy in your situation to retain one. Please go and see an OB GYN doc asap to examine you. Thanks ...Read more

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Why does along my pubic bone feel so sore n tender after a BM and can last day/s?? Am ibs-c

Why does along my pubic bone feel so sore n tender after a BM and can last day/s?? Am ibs-c

The only thing I: Can think of is ARE YOU SITTING ON THE TOILET STRAINING for an extended period of time???? That would go along with your IBS constipation. Right???
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Hi I started getting left pubic bone tenderness two months ago. Now got left knee pain and sit bone tenderness on the left. I've had untold tests.

Hi I started getting left pubic bone tenderness two months ago. Now got left knee pain and sit bone tenderness on the left. I've had untold tests.

Needs rheumatologic: Needs rheumatologic evaluation. It is my experience that blood and urine tests are unlikely to provide an answer for this type of problem. Requires a trained/experienced physician evaluation. ...Read more

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Someone fell on me and I went front down and hit hardwood floor and now my pubic bone is swollen and very tender? Havin hip n low back pain assoc.

Someone fell on me and I went front down and hit hardwood floor and now my pubic bone is swollen and very tender? Havin hip n low back pain assoc.

Get eval: Shooting leg pain and pregnancy suggest a mix that requires careful exam. See your OB to make sure the baby is ok, then see a pain doc to determine if thus is muscle, bone, or nerve ...Read more

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Pressure feeling above pubic bone also tenderness and tender around by left hip in corner. Xray/bloods etc all clear what cud b wrong?

Pressure feeling above pubic bone also tenderness and tender around by left hip in corner. Xray/bloods etc all clear what cud b wrong?

Constipation: Constipation and bladder infections could cause discomfort in this area of the body. You did not mention a urine test which could be helpful. Having regular bowel movements would be important too. ...Read more

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Pain / tenderness by left hip an above pubic bone plus nausea after EVERY bowel movement and can last a day or longer?

Not normal!: While I can't give you a list of medical problems that could be causing your symptoms (too many and too theoretical), I can tell you that what you describe isn't normal. It sounds like whatever's going on is causing you much suffering. Please make an appointment with your GP and tell her exactly what you told me. ...Read more

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My brother &i were horsing around &he kneed me in the pubic bone 2 weeks ago its sore and there is a ball or cyst feeling under skin. Will it go away?

My brother &i were horsing around &he kneed me in the pubic bone 2 weeks ago its sore and there is a ball or cyst feeling under skin. Will it go away?

Probably: I would expect a slow and steady improvement. You probably have a small bruise, hematoma or other post-traumatic injury in the area. If there is some tolerable pain that is gradually improving, then don't sweat it.

Tell your brother he owes you a meal! ...Read more

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right side the middle of rib and pubic bone sore for a week and watery white dc that turned clear stretchy yellow clear stringy stuff n low abd pain.

right side the middle of rib and pubic bone sore for a week and watery white dc that turned clear stretchy yellow clear stringy stuff n low abd pain.

Possible infection: Urinary tract infection, pyelonephritis, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometritis, suprapubic or intersitial cystitis, vaginitis can all cause pain in the suprapubic region, low thoracic region, flank region. Exact etiology of the cause of the pain requires thorough physical examination and testing with your physician to prevent future complications. ...Read more

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Been 3 days since I've had sex. The bones in my lower pubic area are still very sore plus the clitoral area. What causes it and how do I help the pain?

Been 3 days since I've had sex. The bones in my lower pubic area are still very sore plus the clitoral area. What causes it and how do I help the pain?

Coital trauma: Not to be rude but it sounds like you & your partner might have been overenthusiastic 3 days ago, leading to soreness. You can try to OTC pain medications if it bothers you that much. Ice or cold compresses are typically recommended for injuries (warmth for infection). And plenty of time & rest. In future, consider taking charge of fun times to minimize risk of injury. If pain persists, go see doc ...Read more

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What causes the pubic symphysis to flare up? Muscles that lay directly across the pubic bone has been sore for weeks what type of treatment do I need?

Let me explain: The treatment for pubic symphysis arthritis is usually conservative in type, anti-inflammatory medication, if did not work injection of steroids and really if it bother after all these methods is surgery which rear. ...Read more

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What could cause the muscles on my pubic bone to be sore all the time? I've had pubis sherring a year ago but healed now do have low back pain.

Myalgia-cause?: Overuse of the pelvic muscles: excercise or sexual activity could cause muscle pain; these should easily resolve with the use of over the counter nsaids such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Otherwise, I suggest a vgyn evaluation and a thorough pelvic exam. ...Read more

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I have a very sore lump on both legs above my pubic bone where my pubic hair meets my legs its very sore to touch and makes walkin very painful been t?

I have a very sore lump on both legs above my pubic bone where my pubic hair meets my legs its very sore to touch and makes walkin very painful been t?

? Lymph nodes: Inguinal lymph nodes, inflamed, due to an infection in the area, or down below, you need to see your doctor as soon as you can, good luck ...Read more

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36wks preg 3wks ago I begun 2 feel soreness around my pubic bone/groin area wenver I lay dwn n turn over d oder side or stand up n walk. Is it normal?

36wks preg 3wks ago I begun 2 feel soreness around my pubic bone/groin area wenver I lay dwn n turn over d oder side or stand up n walk. Is it normal?

Symphysis pubis: 29y pregnant w. anterior pelvis region pain. Pelvic pain can increase lying down & changing position if pelvic girdle sacroiliac joints are loose. Ground forces of recline-surface stretch lax sacroiliac joint ligaments torquing the anterior pelvic girdle symphysis pubis joint. Hormone Relaxin secreted in pregnancy loosens ligaments, especially in women with Hypermobility Syndrome. See comments: ...Read more

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I have had this muscle soreness that goes across my lower vaginal area just above the pubic bone on the right side and into my back.?

I have had this muscle soreness that goes across my lower vaginal area just above the pubic bone on the right side and into my back.?

Get it checked: It is very hard to say what it may be without detailed history and thorough Physical Exam, and if indicated after exam you may need Bood and Urine test and may need imaging like ultrasound or Cat Scan ...Read more

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Prickly sensation on top of pubic bone, feels shallow like in/under skin, sometimes leads to soreness in same area. Not dermalogic condition.

Prickly sensation on top of pubic bone, feels shallow like in/under skin, sometimes leads to soreness in same area. Not dermalogic condition.

Inflamation of nerve: You have inflamation the nerve going to this location. Neuralgia. most likely due to a virus, the most common of which is theherpse zoster virus...i.e. post herpetic neuralgia. ...Read more

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Lower abdomen felt bruised, tender to touch just above pubic bone for 2 days 6wks ago, & now again. 14 months post c-sect. No other sx. Not pregnant.

Lower abdomen felt bruised, tender to touch just above pubic bone for 2 days 6wks ago, & now again. 14 months post c-sect. No other sx. Not pregnant.

Several Things: Symptoms that low in the abdomen could be bladder, could be colon, could by symphysis pubis or pubic bone joint pain, could be uterus, could be adhesions or scarring from previous surgery to name a few. Really need to see Dr. For a good history and examination to try and figure out why you are having this type of pain. Sorry not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my right thumb. It's very tender to the touch. I can feel a numb on my bone. What could this be?

I'm having pain in my right thumb. It's very tender to the touch. I can feel a numb on my bone. What could this be?

Multiple possibiliti: There are many things that cause a painful that is sore to touch with numbness. This could be anything from an infection, trauma that caused a fracture or even nerve irritation. You should have this evaluated.. ...Read more

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Intense pain & tightening when lifting leg or walking. Inner/outer thigh, pubic area, lower back tender & painful to touch.?

Intense pain & tightening when lifting leg or walking. Inner/outer thigh, pubic area, lower back tender & painful to touch.?

Leg/back pain: With localizing pain I would consider blood clots (DVT), phlebitis (superficial vein inflammation), but the presence of back pain may indicate a radiating nerve problem (? disc) or kidney/pelvic infection. A thorough exam with labs would help isolate the cause. Could be serious condition. ...Read more

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What would cause a dull ache and pressure in the area that stretches above the public bone, along with tenderness when pressed?

What would cause a dull ache and pressure in the area that stretches above the public bone, along with tenderness when pressed?

A few things: Your bladder lies deep to that area, but there's also skin, muscle and connective tissue in-between, inflammation of any of which could cause what you're describing. Pain with urination or a sense of urinary urgency would suggest a UTI (bladder infection) which is something that can often be treated via virtual consult or sometimes with an after-hours phonecall to your primary care doc. ...Read more

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I had a slight ache and then a tender area either side of my pubic area and now I have slight swelling around the testicles. Is this fluid?

I had a slight ache and then a tender area either side of my pubic area and now I have slight swelling around the testicles. Is this fluid?

It might be but: ..swelling, discoloration and pain in the genital area are symptoms you should NOT iignore. Please contact your GP ASAP. From across the Pond, Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infection (Uti) (Definition)

A bacterial infection in the bladder. It also may be called a urinary tract infection (UTI), which refers to infection in the bladder, kidneys, ureters, or urethra. ...Read more