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Suffering from pelvic pain after taking of birth control pill

I am a 29 year old female. I recently started taking birth control pills because of painful periods. The last 2 weeks I have experienced some pelvic pain when moving a certain way. Today the pain almost felt like it was in my pubic bone , and it almost feels like menstraul cramps that come and go. It also feels like somewhat of a burning sensation in my pelvic area. I have a doctors appointment on Thursday. But I have anxiety , so I tend to freak out over the smallest of things. Any ideas what this could be. I have not other symptoms at all. Also the pain isnt severe,it is very mild, and I only notice it occasionally. But once i ever really start obsessing about it, its always there.
Tue, 17 May 2011
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Hi Jennifer
It can be due to urinary tract infection , mild cystitis or pelvic inflammatory disease.
Muscular pain or bony pain due to calcium deficiency can also be one of the cause.
Take simple analgesic, antiinflammatory drug like paracetamol or antispasmodic like meftal-spas or spasmindon till you see your doctor.You can apply some local ointment having muscle relaxant.Drink lot of water and alakaliser, in case it is UTI you will get some relief.Do not be anxious , this is nothing serious.
Take care , keep in touch.
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