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Doctor insights on: Utero Ovarian Ligament

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I've been having low back/right pelvic pain (2 in. above mons pubis/possibly where ovary is?) for a month now. I was told it could be a hip ligament issue, but I'm worried about it being an ovarian issue. How can I tell the difference between the two?

I've been having low back/right pelvic pain (2 in. above mons pubis/possibly where ovary is?) for a month now. I was told it could be a hip ligament issue, but I'm worried about it being an ovarian issue. How can I tell the difference between the two?

Examinations: 22yo female w. "low back/right pelvic pain" seeks differentiation as to pelvic ligament vs. ovary pain generation. Pelvic examination, by Gynecologist, w. ovary palpation arousal of ipsilateral pain suggests ovary. Low back exam arousing ipsilateral positive Fortin, Gillette & Forward Flexion Test Signs, elicited by an Osteopath, are pathognomonic for pelvic ligament disorder/pain generation. ...Read more

Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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Is it possible to have round ligament pain when not pregnant?

Is it possible to have round ligament pain when not pregnant?

Possible, unlikely: While it is certainly possible to have similar pain as round ligament pain despite not being pregnant, i doubt the pain in question is "round ligament" pain because as far as i know, round ligament pain is only diagnosed in pregnant women. Thus, if your current pain persists or worsens, it is worth contacting your health care provider. ...Read more

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Can ligament pain in early pregnancy be one sided (low abdo) and fairly continuous? No bleeding just uncomfortable on the right for a week.

Can ligament pain in early pregnancy be one sided (low abdo) and fairly continuous? No bleeding just uncomfortable on the right for a week.

It can: One should not assume that pregnancy pain is from round ligament pain until the doctor has ruled out other causes. In early pregnancy the ligament is not really being stretched making this a less likely causes. You should be seen and evaluated by your Obgyn first to make sure there is a live baby located inside the uterus with an ultrasound. A sonogram can look for ovarian cysts as well. ...Read more

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Can round ligament pain start at 5 weeks pregnant ?

Can round ligament pain start at 5 weeks pregnant ?

No: Round ligament pain doesn't start until your uterus grows quite a bit. It's not unusual to have some mild cramping early in pregnancy. However, if you are having pain only on one side- it could be from an ovarian cyst or even a tubal pregnancy and you need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Im 16 weeks pregnant and I've been having pains on my sides by my pelvic area when i walk..Is that round ligament pain or should I be worrying?

Im 16 weeks pregnant and I've been having pains on my sides by my pelvic area when i walk..Is that round ligament pain or should I be worrying?

Very likely: It is either round ligament pain or ovarian pain from a cyst, or from the ovaries being pulled out of the pelvis. This is common and generally not concerning. The uterus doesn't typically cause sharp, i can point to the exact spot, pain. Rather, a generalized tightening or cramping. Your doctors can examine your cervix to see if this is early labor type of pain. ...Read more

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How do you recover from ligament tears?

How do you recover from ligament tears?

What ligament injury: Not all ligament injuries are the same. Some ligament injuries require simple rest and supportive care. Others require bracing. Some ligament tears require surgery. Almost all ligament injuries benefit fom some level of therapy after adequate stability & healing is present. When ou are examined by our physician be sure to discuss the prognosis and treatment plan for your specific ligament injury. ...Read more

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How much time it takes to recover from knnee ligament injurry?

Knee ligament injury: The knee has many ligaments & healing time varies depending on which ligament & how many are injured, as well as on injury grade. With appropriate rehabilitative treatment, high grade lilamentous injuries can take 6-8 weeks or more to heal. If instability or acl tear, nonoperative management may not lead to complete healing, in which case operative management should be considered sooner than later. ...Read more

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Help with ligament re-injury from wearing platforms?

Help with ligament re-injury from wearing platforms?

Ligament: Platform shoes are the worst type of shoe . They altern normal anatomical dynamics causing a host of issues from stretching of ligaments, to abnormal stress on knees and hips ann back. You must rest the area, take some anti-inflammatory agents and perhaps have pt. Secondly throw the platforms out wear shoes that are anatomical -flats or minimal heel. ...Read more