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Why could I be experiencing the feeling of pressure on my perineum?

Why could I be experiencing the feeling of pressure on my perineum?

Prostatitis/ UTI: Males can feel pressure in the perineum with prostatitis, or prostatdynia. Also with distended seminal vesicals, either from need to ejaculate or blocked ejaculatory ducts. Women can feel pressure in the perineum from cystitis or a urethral or paraurethral diverticulum or cyst.. ...Read more

Perineum (Definition)

Ther perineum is the area between the anus and the scrotum in men and the vulva in women. It generally refers to the surface anatomy, from the pubic symphysis to the coccyx. Perineal tears and episiotomy can occur in this region during childbirth. The anogenital distance is a measure of the distance between the anus and the base of the penis or vagina & used in the ...Read more


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When i sit down, a numb and sometimes pinching feeling occurs in the perineum. Like to much pressure exerted there. What can this be?

When i sit down, a numb and sometimes pinching feeling occurs in the perineum.  Like to much pressure exerted there.  What can this be?

Pudendal Neuralgia: Fairly classic sign of pudendal neuralgia, often because of previous trauma from childbirth or injury. Recommend that you see a physician experienced in this condition. ...Read more

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I have a lump between my pernium and anul passage its not painful but bowel movements have changed and I have a feeling of pressure?

.: Contact your internist soon. Need a physical exam before a diagnosis. In female lots of pelvis anatomy to consider. It might be simple skin infection or something more complex. Especially if your bowel movement has changed too. ...Read more

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I can feel an internal rounded mass from my perineum -not painful but may be related to some uncomfortable pressure. What kind of Dr should I see?

Your PCP: Your primary care provider -- e.g. family medicine, ObGyn, etc -- would be the best choice to start. She will be able to refer you to a specialist if necessary. ...Read more

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When i sit down on the perineum closer to the testicles sometimes feels achy. I have to stand to adjust myself to relieve the pressure. What is this?

Consider...: Prostatitis , a smoldering perirecital abscess, a thrombosed hemorrhoid...Ok.Im going to stop guessing and tell you to c ur doctor.Most of these things require an exam to distinguish. ...Read more

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I have got a small lump on my perineum. i would like to know reason for that. Actually two are there and i am not feeling any pain on that. But it is ?

Perineum lumps: The only way of knowing what these are is to have them examined. There are several possibilities in that location. If you want to upload an image into a private conversation, we can look that way too. ...Read more

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Im feeling a dull inner left groin pain near lower pelvis and perineum, radiating to inner thighs, not aggravated by any activity, most felt at rest.

Im feeling a dull inner left groin pain near lower pelvis and perineum, radiating to inner thighs, not aggravated by any activity, most felt at rest.

Anything: it could be anything. muscle strain that might lead to a hernia. could be an ovary problem. could be a nerve pressure problem. see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Grinding feeling and burning pain in perineum referring to testicle when running for extended periods of time. Annoying and painful. What is this?

Musculoskeletal: 17y male w. grinding pain "perineum & radiates to groin w. running." This is pattern of pelvic girdle pain; radiating from sacroiliac joint, SIJ. Diagnostic efforts needed & Osteopath best. Is concern for this joint having had previous injury during falls onto buttock while skate/snowboarding. MRI useful to rule out other causes, but is not able to directly image this movement disorder. ...Read more

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36 yr old female. Long-term constipation. Today I noticed pain/weird feeling in perineum area & there's a grape sized sore lump to the left side. Why?

36 yr old female. Long-term constipation. Today I noticed pain/weird feeling in perineum area & there's a grape sized sore lump to the left side. Why?

Thrombosis hemorrhoi: This sounds like a thrombesed hemorrhoid or an abscess If you have fever or chills or the skin surrounding the lump is pink and warm then you may have an abscess. If this is the case you should seek medical attention right away. Not treated an abscess can result in sepsis and long term complications like fistula and even incontinence. You should see a doctor such as a colorectal surgeon to tell ...Read more

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I have been feeling of pressure on my head no pain just a pressure to come from my Temple is all the way up my head?

I have been feeling of pressure on my head no pain just a pressure to come from my Temple is all the way up my head?

Tension Type: Headache. The most common primary headache. It is not unusual for patients with TTH to experience pain in the head musculature and around the eyes. The pains are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the neck muscles. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a migraine 5 days with a feeling of pressure on top of my head to the back of the head. No medication or rest is helping?

Is it normal to have a migraine 5 days with a feeling of pressure on top of my head to the back of the head. No medication or rest is helping?

Ans: Well you say a migraine. This is a diagnosis. This term seems to be used loosely now a true migraine headache is very painful and truly crippling. In some people no medication is effective. Just have to ride it out. There are good medications today that can be tried ...Read more

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Could kidney disease cause a feeling of pressure on my right abdomen?

Could kidney disease cause a feeling of pressure on my right abdomen?

Possibly: It depends on what type of "kidney disease" you are describing. Kidney infections and kidney stones could cause discomfort on the side of the kidney affected. Kidney cysts usually do not cause pressure, and rarely kidney tumors would cause pressure. Kidney dysfunction such as forms of kidney failure usually do not cause pain or pressure. ...Read more

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What could cause a feeling of pressure on the eye if you do not have glaucoma or sinus problems?

What could cause a feeling of pressure on the eye if you do not have glaucoma or sinus problems?

Dry eyes: I find that most people who feel pressure in their eyes is from dry eyes. Most people with glaucoma can't 'feel' their pressure. ...Read more

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I have a recurrent feeling of pressure on my sternum x several days. No chest pain. No shortness of breath really, just a heavy feeling in chest.

I have a recurrent feeling of pressure on my sternum x several days. No chest pain. No shortness of breath really, just a heavy feeling in chest.

See ur doc: Chest pressure in a 30 year old woman is very unlikely to be heart related, BUT, knowing nothing more about you, you should see Ur doc to evaluate this problem. ...Read more

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I keep having pain on my left side of my chest, w/the feeling of pressure on my entire chest. My doctor said im too young to have heart problems, help?

I keep having pain on my left side of my chest, w/the feeling of pressure on my entire chest. My doctor said im too young to have heart problems, help?

Anxiety: You are holding your stress in your chest, causing a tightening of the muscles in the ribs and chest wall. And they are tired and trying to tell you to breathe. To learn better ways to manage your stress. Your doctor is right. It is not your heart! ...Read more

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What could cause a feeling of pressure in my chest?

What could cause a feeling of pressure in my chest?

Chest pain : Chest pain can be due to an heart attack, esophagitis, acid reflux, musculoskeletal problems, gall bladder disease, pericarditis, pneumonia, pleurisy etc. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Feeling a lot of pressure and i'm 17 weeks, is that normal or what could it mean? Help please!

Feeling a lot of pressure and i'm 17 weeks, is that normal or what could it mean? Help please!

Seek care: If you are pregnant, you should be under the care of a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health. If by pressure you mean urinary frequency, that is normal. I urge you to seek medical care. ...Read more

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I often wake up with this knot and pressure feeling in the center behind my ribcage. What could this be?

I often wake up with this knot and pressure feeling in the center behind my ribcage. What could this be?

Be seen: There are a number of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen. Reflux disease, sometimes also associated with a hiatal hernia is among the more common causes. A good medical exam is sometimes a good place to start. ...Read more

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I have a Lil pressure at the end of my urinating don't kno what it could be it's a weird feeling that I feel while I be peeing?

I  have a Lil pressure at the end of my urinating don't kno what it could be it's a weird feeling that I feel while I be peeing?

Terminal dysuria: That might be what you are describing. Hard to say what the cause is for sure without other questions but the most obvious thing would be an infection. With a simple test your doctor can check. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing a feeling of pressure in rectum & sometime bleeding. What could be the cause?

I've been experiencing a feeling of pressure in rectum & sometime bleeding. What could be the cause?

Rectal urgency: The symptoms you are describing can be caused by a condition called ulcerative proctitis and warrant evaluation by a GI specialist. This would normally include basic blood work and an endoscopic exam (sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy). Other causes of rectal inflammation should be considered based on your medical history. Rarely, a rectal cancer could cause such symptoms. Please see a doctor! ...Read more

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There's pressure whenever I use the restroom and i've been feeling pains in my pelvic area and back what could it be?

infection somewhere?: A complex urinary tract infection such as pyelonehpritis is possiblem, as is a gynecologic infection such as pelvic inflammatory disease. Either way, get yourself evalauted. ...Read more

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What could make my blood pressure drop and make me feel like i'm passing out when I am just sitting down feeling relaxed?

What could make my blood pressure drop and make me feel like i'm passing out when I am just sitting down feeling relaxed?

Dehydration: Any of several conditions, including some which may warrant your getting checked by your family physician. You may be dehydrated and have low blood pressure, you may be having medication interactions, you may have an infection, causing fever and excess sweating, rendering you dehydrated. Go get checked. ...Read more

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Hi i've been getting this wiered feeling like pressure down below what do you think this could be (i'm not due a period)?

Hi i've been getting this wiered feeling like pressure down below what do you think this could be (i'm not due a period)?

It's hard to tell : But my guesses include problems with the bladder, uterus, ovaries, intestine or perhaps your partner is lying down and putting pressure on you down there (joke!). See your dr and get examined. Best wishes! ...Read more