pelvic pain

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pelvic pain

pain in the pelvis, as occurs in appendicitis, oophoritis, and endometritis. The character and onset of pelvic pain and any factors that alleviate or aggravate it are significant in making a diagnosis.

Patient discussion about pelvic pain

Q. Has anyone fractured their pelvic bone?...and if so how long did it take until you could walk on side injured

A. my cousin fractured his pelvic bone in two places while skiing last winter (my brother pictured the helicopter coming for the rescue, a very good picture..). it took him a month until he could start walking with a cane, and about 2 months later he could walk properly.
if you want i'll send you the picture, you can say it's you :)

Q. I have weak pelvic muscles and ive not had children or anything..only 20. Ive tried out pelvic floor (kegel) but no such luck!!

A. In contrast to what people may think, it's not such a rare condition. Even in your age groups, many girls may suffer from that problem, and labor isn't essential to develop it. Things that may aggravate it and that you can change include smoking, overweight, constipation etc.

You can read more here (http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/pelvicsupportproblems.html), but if the problems keep disturb you consulting a doctor (e.g. gynecologist) may be the next step.

Take care,

Q. I have weak pelvic muscles.. Ive not had any children or anything like that. And im only 20. Isnt it abit odd It dont help one little bit when you have bladder problems(and struggle to control the flow)

A. Thank you for the answer Lucy, however i forgot to mention i have actually been doing P

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Epidemiology and evaluation of chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men.
Chronic pelvic pains represent the most prominent urogenital symptoms of "chronic prostatitis.
Effectiveness of acupuncture in patients with category IIIb chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a report of 97 patients [abstract].
Major Finding: The overall prevalence of endometriosis in adolescents with chronic pelvic pain and/or dysmenorrhea resistant to analgesics is 62%.
Chronic pelvic pain and painful sexual intercourse have been associated with impairments in women's sexual and social functioning.
Neurolytic superior hypogastric plexus block for chronic pelvic pain associated with cancer.
These include immunological (auto-immune), familial, genetic, environmental and hormonal Apart from these antecedents, stressful life events have been noted as higher among women with chronic pelvic pain with consequent dysregulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis.
4,7,8,15) Chronic PID is associated with chronic pelvic pain as a result of inflammatory processes in the pelvis.
It suggests that pain physiology is multidimensional and that solutions for pain management in women with chronic pelvic pain are unlikely to be straightforward.
In women, untreated infection can cause chronic pelvic pain and lead to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), ectopic pregnancy and infertility.
As we go to press, researchers at the University of Washington are recruiting patients to explore the use of Botox in men with chronic pelvic pain syndrome and women with interstitial cystitis.

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