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    What causes severe pain supra-pubic region and discomfort above left pelvic bone?

Posted on Wed, 25 May 2016 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Question: having sharp pains about 5 ins above penis and severe discomfort above Lt pelvis bone

Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Likely to be due to Prostatitis.

Detailed Answer:
Hello Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have pain in suprapubic region and discomfort above left pelvic bone .

I shall be happy if you can post me few more details to help me in making comments on your problem.
1) Do you have any urinary symptoms like urgency for urination ,frequency for urination ,dysuria ,burning urination etc ?
2) Do you have pain while ejaculating ?
3) Do you have pain in perineal region and around anus ?

The pain and discomfort in pelvis and supra pubic region is mostly due to infection of prostate (Prostatitis).

Consult qualified Urologist for clinical and digital rectal examination and get following basic tests done to confirm the diagnosis.
1) Urine routine and culture.
2) Ultrasound scanning of abdomen and pelvis
3) Serum PSA.
4) Semen Examination and semen culture .

In the mean while start taking antibiotics like combination of Trimethoprim and Sulphamethoxazole (Bactrim) along with anti inflammatory drug like Diclofenac twice daily and later on switch on to appropriate antibiotic as oper culture report .

Further treatment will depend upon result of these tests and final diagnosis.

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions , I shall be happy to help you.
Thanks and Regards.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. P. T. Patil 1 hour later
No problems with urination
No problems with ejaculation or pain on ejaculation
Aggravating pain in testicles
Pain relieved with drinking except for Lt side lower back pain
What causes Prostatitis
Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Prostatitis is bacterial infection of Prostate .

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for follow up and feedback .

Prostatitis is usually secondary to UTI or infection of testicles ,

Doing ultrasound scan will help to rule out presence of urinary stone .

Continue taking medications and get the test done suggested earlier .

Thanks and Regards.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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