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Pelvic scan for pain and spotting - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I have pelvic pain around my ovaries(both). I also have a dull lower back pain. I have started spotting after sex. And I have a severe fatigue. I am always tired and drowsy. I've had these sympthoms for about 5-6 months. The pelvic pain is not every day but very often. What can be wrong with me?
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   let me read what you have typed
Doctor :   is the pain present while bowel and micturition?
User :   no
Doctor :   please provide your age
User :   just out of nowhere
User :   23 and I have three kids 7,5,1
Doctor :   i recommend a pelvic scan and a physical examination including vaginal examination to rule out these causes for the pain
Doctor :   1) endometriosis,
Doctor :   2) ovarian pathology like cyst
Doctor :   3) adenomyoyis
Doctor :   once the cause is made out, definitive treatment can be started
Doctor :   for the pain relief, take OTC tablets like Motrin, Tylenol
Doctor :   which would provide temporary relief from pain
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   yes

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