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What Does It Mean To Have A Flat Pelvic Bone Pregnancy
The chemical changes are intense as the
organs and tendons and joints and muscles prepare for the push! ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
If gaining weight, does your hips&pelvic bone also expand? If pregnant, when will the hips&pelvic bone change or expand? Part of early pregnancy?
Can your uterus come above your pelvic bone earlier in subsequent pregnancies? I'm 11 weeks an I can feel my fundus well and truly above my pubic bone
Possibly: This will depend on your weight and the size of your stomach. If you are very thin then it may be possible to palpate your fundus. Ask your doctor to confirm what you are feeling at your next visit. ...Read more
Does relaxin loosen all muscles / ligaments and bones in body during pregnancy as well as the pelvic area? Thanks
Yes: though of course it is evolutionarily programmed to help you through childbirth by working specifically on the pelvic ligaments. However, you are probably at increased risk for sprains etc. during this time period, both for this reason and because your balance may be somewhat off. So be careful! I would certainly avoid backbends specifically and use extra care in any exercise regimen. ...Read more
I keep feeling tingling sensation in my pelvic area. More of pelvic bone area is that an early pregnancy sign or is my period coming soon?
Interesting: Localized nerve dsfunction due to compression of the nerve itself or its tiny blood supply leads to intermittent parasthesias (tingling). Uterine fibroids, cysts and orthopedic conditions are among the many things that can cause this. I would see the gyn as they are best at doing a pelvic exam and knowing when order studies (ultrasound, x-ray, mri), and when to refer you to a specialist. ...Read more
With fibrous dysplasia in my left femur and left pelvic bone would I need to get a csection during pregnancy instead of having vaginal birth?
Depends: Depending on the extent of involvement and type of limitation. ...Read more
I got checked for an etopic pregnancy and they did blood tests and a pelvic exam does that mean I'm pregnant?
No: It only means you're pregnant if they found a significant amount of pregnancy hormone in your blood or if they did an ultrasound to actually look to see if there is an embryo in one of your fallopian tubes (this is what would be an ectopic pregnancy) and there is one present. A pelvic exam is looking at your cervix and feeling for increased pain in the lower abdomen. Checking does not mean you are. ...Read more
Depends: Knot is a pretty vague term, and the pelvic bones, by definition extend around the hips. So it's really hard to answer the question with a lot of accuracy. They could be caused infectious abscesses, cysts, fat deposits, lymph nodes, a baby... The possibilities are pretty broad without more information. ...Read more
It could suggest: Muscle strain, arthritis or u r reaching d golden years. If it gets worse see your doctor for evaluation and possibly an x-ray. Check out this link. Stay active and exercise f u cantolerate the pain. Apply warm packs you may take over the counter nonsteroidal. God bless you. http://www.m.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/hip-pain-causes-and-treatment. ...Read more
Where exactly?: If it's in the front, could be pubic bone shear or misalignment due to pelvic imbalance if it's in the back could be sacroiliac joint pain. Or it could be something coming from inside the stomach. ...Read more
Varies: There are a number of potential causes; including pain from the sacroiliac joint, or the ileopsoas tendon. A detailed exam can usually determine the likely cause, don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
I been having some kind of movement below my pelvic bone or near my pubic area there are no pain but it feels like something moving what this mean?
Nonspecific: This is a vague and nonspecific symptom. If it persists, I recommend that you have an examination by a gynecologist to check for any pelvic abnormalities. If none are found you may be referred to another specialist such as an orthopedic specialist, urologist or gastroenterologist depending on whether other symptoms are also present. ...Read more
It depends: Anterior groin pain can mean a hip problem like arthritis, stress fracture, or labrum tear. Lateral hip pain can be associated with bursitis or referred pain from the si (sacroiliac) joint or lower back. Posterior hip pain can be caused by sciatica, sacroiliitis, or piriformis syndrome. Muscles or ligaments can be pain generators or it may be organs or viscera in the pelvis. ...Read more
For over a year now when I lay flat on my back I feel a lot of pressure and some pain in my pelvic bone. Should this a serious concern?
Supine pelvic pain: Pain x 1 year should be evaluated. May be sciatica, (see if a pillow under your knees helps), hip or ileitis/ celiac (GI origin though one would expect GI symptoms) , or ovarian (have seen vaginitis with mycoplasma cause pain) /renal. Ffollow up with doc for good exam to localize consider CT abd/pelvis and or MRI LS spine, hip films and ESR, CBC , U/A possible food intolerances testing ...Read more
Do flat bones like pelvic, shoulder blade, skull stop growing, I was told that they are capable of growth throughout life but why? What purpose.
Bones are growing..: Normal bone tissue is always being broken down and regrowing. Broken down by cells called osteoclasts and grown by cells called osteoblasts. So, in effect bones are always growing. The length of bones usually occurs while the physis (growth plate) is open ... These usually close in the late teen years. ...Read more
I have throbbing pain on my lower right-hand side of my abdomen and also when I lay down flat my pelvic bone on the right side sticks out?
Evaluate : 19y female has right lower abdominal pain. If acute & constant there is concern for appendicitis, which can be serious & for which urgent General Surgical evaluation is needed. Appendicitis is often accompanied by vomiting & fever. If intermittent & chronic, the noted pelvis bone asymmetry & increased pain lying implicates the pelvic sacroiliac joint on right, & an Osteopath should be consulted. ...Read more
Typical exam: There is typically a normal pelvic exam during the initial visit, with pap smear, cultures for infection, and a bimanual exam to evaluate the size of the uterus and pelvis. Physicians will usually do pelvic exams (bimanual only) from 37 weeks on to check the cervix, but this isn't required, especially if you aren't contracting yet. Other exams may be indicated if you are having problems. ...Read more
New?: They are likely not related though if vomiting you may hurt anywhere. If you clinch or gring your teeth then you mat have issues there; do you sleep well? If not muscles do not relax to let in blood and the neck remains in spasm; can use some aleve (naproxen) 2x per dat, safe in early pregnancy. It's only 2x per day and don't use with Motrin or aspirin. ...Read more
Not Common: No it is not common and I suggest you get it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Yes may increase the: Need 4 a c- section. As the pubic symphysis is spread there is also movement in the si joints, but in reality sacral fixation does not fixate the si joint. So looking back at my answer I was wrong, u should be able to deliver and not have an increased risk of c-section. My answer should b yes & don't worry. ...Read more
12 weeks: A twelve-week fetus should be visible on transabdominal ultrasound. ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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