Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
198 Doctors are Online

Pain in the pelvic area during exercise. Hard spot in the pelvis. Need to be concerned?

Hi. I ve been experiencing pain in the left pelvic area when doing push ups. It doesn t start right away, only when doing several repetitions. I do not experience pain in this area during the day or while doing other exercises. If I press hard on the left and right side of the pelvis while doing an up and down movement through the area I can notice a slight hard spot on that area. No irregular color of urine or puss noticed.
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  14
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response

I am Dr Mbong.

In some people anything that increases pressure in the abdominal cavity (such as push-ups, sports in general, couging, sneezing, passing hard stool etc) can cause a weakness in the abdominal wall thru which some intestinal organs can slip through (a hernia), get stuck and become painful from compression.

The hard spot may just be post-sports CRAMPED muscle which feels hard and may be painful.

Please see a physician for a thorough examination to determine the cause.

Best wishes and regards,

Dr Mbong
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor