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Could a mitochondrial disease present with severe ibs-d, then progress to neuro issues? Pelvic adhesions? Pain?

Could a mitochondrial disease present with severe ibs-d, then progress to neuro issues? Pelvic adhesions? Pain?

Maybe: Most things are connected.You may also have autoimmune dysfunction. You clearly have inflammatory issues. Diet diet diet. Stop all dairy and gluten first. Consult an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner. You could also look for a functional medicine physician in your area. These symptoms are all connected...Untangling the information is the journey. ...Read more

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Im 47 & No period for past 7 months now. Diagnosed 10 years ago w/degenerative disc disease. Having severe back/low pelvic pain monthly. US/CT/MRI ok.

Im 47 & No period for past 7 months now. Diagnosed 10 years ago w/degenerative disc disease. Having severe back/low pelvic pain monthly. US/CT/MRI ok.

Two issues: An Obgyn can address your irregular periods. At 47 you may be approaching menopause. Your doctor can test and confirm. They can also do an exam looking for Gyn causes of pelvic pain. For a 10 year complex history of degenerative disc disease you need to see neurosurgeon or Orthopedic back and spine surgeon for a therapeutic plan ...Read more

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I am experiencing moderate to severe back pain I have had degenerative disc disease fro about 8 years the pain is now in my hips and going down my legs it feels like I have a lot of pelvic pressure and have to urinate a lot is there anything i can do to g

I am experiencing moderate to severe back pain I have had degenerative disc disease fro about 8 years the pain is now in my hips and going down my legs it feels like I have a lot of pelvic pressure and have to urinate a lot is there anything i can do to g

DDD: Whomever told you that you have ddd may have missed the problem. Extreme pain in a young person from "ddd" is rare. If "ddd" is multiple levels, you have scheuermann's disease most likely. If single level, you likely have some sort of instability or stress fracture, infection, or other abnormality. I would suggest another opinion before i relegated myself to this diagnosis the rest of my life. ...Read more

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I had pelvic inflamatory disease and i want to know if i can have children I have been trying for 1 year 10 months?

I had pelvic inflamatory disease and i want to know if i can have children I have been trying for 1 year 10 months?

Consultation time: Time to consult with your ob/gyn or get a referral to a fertility center. Both you & your partner need to be evaluated. There are many possible issues & many available solutions. ...Read more

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What are the disease of the renal pelvis?

What are the disease of the renal pelvis?

Several: The renal pelvis is the funnel shaped top beginning of the ureter(the tube draining urine from the kidney). Diseases include:stones, ureteropelvic junction obstruction,renal pelvic tumor(transitional cell carcinoma). ...Read more

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How is pelvic inflammartory disease diagnosed?

Mostly clinical : The history of vaginal discharge and lower abdominal pain, with cervical motion tenderness on pelvic examination--in the right patient, can be all required. Usually vaginal swabs sent to lab for additional testing as well. Treatment with antibiotics, oral or first-dose IV then oral, or hospitalization for IV antibiotics--all depends on how sick patient is on arrival. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to still get pelvic inflamatory disease after a hysterectomy?

Pelvic inflamatory d: Pid is caused by micro-organisms colonizing the endocervix ascending to the endometrium ( lining of inside of uterus) and fallopian tubes. It is a clinical diagnosis implying that the patient has upper genital tract infection and inflammation. If your ovaires and tubes were removed at the time of surgery a pid cannot occur. Infection ascends through the cervix. ...Read more

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How is pelvic inflammatory disease dx?

Sometimes difficult: PID is sometimes obvious but sometimes not. Diagnosis usually requires -Oral temperature >101° F (>38.3°C) -Abnormal cervical or vaginal discharge -Many white blood cells in vaginal secretions -Elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate -Elevated C-reactive protein Pelvic pain and confirmed pathogenic bacteria in the genital tract are often considered PID as well. ...Read more