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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


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Pelvic pain, radiating to d back since 23 Jan '16, throbbing pain at the lower right abdo too, keeps me up @ nyt sometimes, now reliant on painkillers?

Pelvic pain, radiating to d back since 23 Jan '16, throbbing pain at the lower right abdo too, keeps me up @ nyt sometimes, now reliant on painkillers?

You need to: See a doctor asap. These symptoms could be anything including appendicitis, pelvic infection, endometriosis, kidney infection, etc. Some of these conditions are serious and can lead to permanent damage. ...Read more

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I have a lot of pelvic pain?

I have a lot of pelvic pain?

C a gynecologist: Whether female or male, the question is too general to even guess. I'll take the rest of 400 characters to mention 2 key principles of medicine. For the knowledgable experienced doc, the DX or next specific step is in the doc's questions & and patient's answers. Second, pain is subjective for that one pt, it is otherwise unmeasurable, except within the docs mind that is listening and seeing pt. ...Read more

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How does a dr workup pelvic pain?

How does a dr workup pelvic pain?

Varies: The evaluation starts with a complete history, followed by an appropriate exam, then additional studies and tests are considered (blood work, cultures, biopsies, ultrasounds, ct scan, etc). ...Read more

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What could be causing my pelvic pain?

What could be causing my pelvic pain?

Multiple factors: The most common cause is endometriosis which presents as severe pain with menses and intercourse. You can also have painful bladder syndrome, urinary urgency/frequency/pain with full bladder/ negative urine cultures. Pelvic floor muscle spasm will cause sharp shooting pain and a sensation like something is falling out or maybe a fullness sensation in the vagina specially when sitting. Among others ...Read more

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What are common causes of pelvic pain?

What are common causes of pelvic pain?

Many.: A long list of abnormalities can cause pain. Common causes would include endometriosis, fibroids, pelvic infections, ovarian cysts, irritable bowel syndrome, interstitial cystitis, adenomyosis, or vulvodynia. ...Read more

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What can be the causes for pelvic pain?

Many: Infection, Inflammation, Masses, Growths, Scar Tissue, Muscle Spasms, Nerve Disorder, Back Disorders, Medical Conditions.....There are so many causes. I recommend further evaluation and testing. Check out pelvicpain. Org ...Read more

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What are the common causes of pelvic pain?

Numerous: There is no common cause. Detailed gynecological, urological and psychological evaluation is necessary. ...Read more

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What to if I am having extreme pelvic pain what is going on?

Evaluation needed.: Pelvic pain may be due to endometriosis, bladder pain, colorectal and muscular issue. See a physician at the earliest convenience. A thorough evaluation is necessary. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain during menstration?

Pelvic pain during menstration?

Dysmenorrhoea: Dysmenorrhoea is a term used to describe low anterior pelvic pain which occurs in association with periods.
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Can intercourse cause pelvic pain?

Can intercourse cause pelvic pain?

Yes: A lot of factors could cause it. If you are with the same partner and doing essentially the same things you always do then a sudden onset of pelvic pain is concerning. If you have discharge, fever or pain persists after 24 hours get checked ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause pelvic pain?

Can masturbation cause pelvic pain?

Generally, no: However, if there is a vaginal, cervical, or fallopian tube infection there may be pain associated with the masturbation process. See a gyn if it continues. ...Read more

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Could gall stones cause pelvic pain?

Could gall stones cause pelvic pain?

Gall stones-no: Unless they were to the point where you had a sever infection and an acute abdomen. However, kidney stones, can possibly cause pelvic pain. I would recommend seeing a physician for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What would cause pelvic pain during sex?

What would cause pelvic pain during sex?

Many causes: Pain during sex or dyspareunia has many causes. There are medical and psyschologic causes. The medical causes can include endometriosis, infections, ovarian cysts, or dryness. There are many other medical causes and it would be difficult to discuss all here. This is something that should be properly evaluated by a gyneacologist. ...Read more

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How might a laparoscopy help pelvic pain?

How might a laparoscopy help pelvic pain?

Diagnosis: Female pelvic pain is very complex. A laparoscopic examination can help to evaluate and distinguish the gynecologic versus non gynecologic causes of pain. Endometriosis and adhesions can be treated on the spot. ...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

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Can stopping the mini pill cause pelvic pain?

No relationship: Stopping a birth control pill, and for that matter the mini pill, will not cause pelvic pain. However, sometimes birth control pills are prescribed to help pain from, e.g., endometriosis.

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Why a virgin girl suffers with a pelvic pain?

Ovarian cyst: Pelvic pain could be from ovarian cyst or menstrual cramping if occurring in a pattern over some months. Also urinary tract infection is possible with bladder spasm. See GYN. ...Read more

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What to do for pelvic pain after masturbation?

Does it subside?: If the pain subsides post-masturbation and orgasm, it could possibly be drainage of blood from the pelvis due to temporary "pelvic congestive syndrome" which is normal. If it continues to persist, it may be another pelvic problem that a gyn md can evaluate.. ...Read more

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Who should I see for pelvic pain- gyno or PCP?

Who should I see for pelvic pain- gyno or PCP?

Either of these: Medical providers can begin your careful and competent evaluation for pelvic pain. The initial evaluation is straight-forward and includes a careful history and physical evaluation, possibly some lab tests and imaging such as ultrasound. It partially depends on the level of confidence you have in your PCP...if you have a good relationship with her/him, I would start there. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Pelvic pain especially when I am trying to sleep?

Pelvic pain especially when I am trying to sleep?

Pelvic pain: Consider also muscle cramps or constipation. If not improving you should have this examined with a pelvic exam and or ultrasound. ...Read more

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How to treat menstrual q-lower right pelvic pain?

How to treat menstrual q-lower right pelvic pain?

Several ways: Take 4 Ibuprofen 3 times a day or 3 aleve (naproxen) twice a day and soak in a hot tub with your knees drawn up tight. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of pelvic pain during sex?

What could be the cause of pelvic pain during sex?

Many causes: Pain during and shortly intercourse may be caused by poor coital technique or position. However, endometriosis and pelvic infection must be considered, see your gynecologist. Don't delay. ...Read more

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Pelvic pain between periods. Should I worry about?

See your OB/GYN: Many possible causes. Pain is not normal. Only a thorough history and physical exam by your ob/gyn can solve this one. ...Read more

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Best treatment for pelvic pain. Shooting down pain?

Find out what is: Causing your pain first. Please seek help from a good gyn physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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Bad cramps, pelvic pain, pain on left and right side?

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Go see ur FamilyDoc: If you're 2wks before/after menses, you could be ovulating (Mittelschmerz) but this is usually one-sided. Appendix is on right lower side. Diverticulitis is usually on left lower. If burning upon urination, we'd worry about bladder infection. Constipation can be painful. So can sexually transmitted diseases/infections if you engage in even one act of unprotected sex. Miscarriage is possibility ...Read more