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Pelvic pressure

Pelvic pressure is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of pelvic pressure are pregnancy, urinary tract infection, and vulvodynia. Other possible causes, such as idiopathic excessive menstruation, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with pelvic pressure often receive urinalysis, pelvis exam, ultrasonography, chlamydia test, examination of breast, rectal examination, standard pregnancy test and pap smear .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with pelvic pressure include phenazopyridine (azo), leuprolide (lupron), nitrofurantoin, multivitamin, prenatal, nafarelin (synarel), anastrozole (arimidex), ortho cyclen, sodium morrhuate, tinidazole, pimozide (orap), pentosan polysulphate sodium (elmiron), clomiphene (clomid) and terbutaline .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for pelvic pressure include race/ethnicity = other, age 30-44 years, race/ethnicity = hispanic, sex == female and age 15-29 years. On the other hand, sex == male, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get pelvic pressure.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.1x
15-29 years
2.6x
30-44 years
1.6x
45-59 years
0.5x
60-74 years
0.6x
75+ years
0.1x

Sex

Male
0.0x
Female
1.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.2x
Hispanic
1.9x
White
0.6x
Other
1.8x
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