Pelvis

Definition of Pelvis:

The lower part of the abdomen between the hip bones.  Organs in a woman's pelvis include the uterus, vagina, ovaries, fallopian tubes, bladder and rectum.

Also: Pelvic

Topics Related to Pelvis

Adenomyosis

...the condition
“...Patients who do have symptoms usually experience uterine enlargement, pelvic pain, abnormal uterine bleeding and heavy menstrual bleeding...”

Amenorrhea

...the condition
“...Diagnosis and Tests: Diagnosis begins with a gynecologist evaluating a patient's medical history and a complete physical examination including a pelvic examination...”
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Ankylosing Spondylitis

...the condition
“...Diagnosis and Tests: Doctors usually base their diagnosis on symptoms and X-rays showing inflammation of the sacroiliac joints at the back of the pelvis...”

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy

...related topic
“...BPH is common in men over fifty and can be the result either of diminished production of complete testosterone or poor pelvic circulation...”

Biofeedback

...as a treatment
“...Biofeedback can help you re-educate and strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, particularly if your muscles are weak and you don't know how to produce a contraction...”

Bone Cancer

...the condition
“...Ewing's Sarcoma – Ewing's sarcoma begins in immature nerve tissue in the bone marrow of the body's large bones: the pelvis, upper legs, ribs and arms, and can spread to other parts of the body at an early stage...”

Bone Marrow

...related topic
“The soft inner part of the bones – including the skull, ribs, pelvis, and spine – where new blood cells are made...”

Cervical Arthritis

...the condition
“...Your spine, or backbone, consists of the column of 33 bones and tissue that extends from your skull down to your pelvis...”

Cold Applications (Cryotherapy)

...as a treatment
“...Counter-Indicators and Warnings: Cryotherapy is contraindicated when the following are conditions are present ... Pelvic inflammation...”

Dermatomyositis

...the condition
“...Patients may become wheelchair bound or bedridden because of weakness of pelvic and shoulder girdle muscle groups...”

Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding

...related topic
“...The following conditions should be ruled out in order to diagnose DUB: endometrial polyps, uterine fibroids, adenomyosis, endometrial or cervical cancer, pelvic infection including endometritis (infection of the lining of the uterus), endometriosis, polycystic ovarian disease, ovarian cyst or tumor, thyroid dysfunction or blood clotting abnormalities...”

Endometriosis

...the condition
“...In addition, depending on the location of the growths, interference with the bowel, bladder, intestines and other areas of the pelvic cavity can occur...”
...related topic
“...Symptoms typically occur in a cyclic fashion with menstrual periods, the most common being pelvic pain and cramping before and during periods; pain during intercourse; inability to conceive; fatigue; painful urination during periods; gastrointestinal symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation,...”

Enlarged Lymph Nodes

...the condition
“...There are also lymph nodes that you can not feel, in your abdomen, pelvis and chest...”

False Unicorn

...as a treatment
“...Considered a uterine tonic, it is often used for painful menstruation, pelvic fullness, and excessive menstrual bleeding...”

Female-Specific Cancer Screening

...as a treatment
“...A Pap smear only takes a few moments to collect and is a part of a routine pelvic examination...”

Fibroids

...the condition
“...Fibroids are the most frequently diagnosed tumor of the female pelvis and the most common reason for a woman to have a hysterectomy...”

General Cancer Screening

...as a treatment
“A general cancer checkup includes examination of the skin, rectum, pelvic organs and thyroid...”

Gonorrhea

...related topic
“...If there are symptoms in the female, they include frequent and painful urination, cloudy vaginal discharge, vaginal itching, inflammation of the pelvic area, and abnormal uterine bleeding...”

Hemangiopericytomas

...related topic
“...It most often develops in the legs, pelvis, and retroperitoneum (the back of the abdominal cavity)...”

Herpes Simplex Type II

...the condition
“...Generally, herpes can show up anywhere in the pelvic area both front and back...”

Hot Applications (Thermotherapy)

...as a treatment
“...Abdominal pain and pelvic pain...”

Hydrotherapy

...as a treatment
“...This form of treatment is recommended for foot and leg cramps, sore throat, cold, flu, nausea, insomnia, and chest or pelvic congestion...”

Increased Urinary Frequency

...the condition
“...Other risks for incontinence in old age include chronic disease, cognitive impairment, medications, smoking, pelvic muscle weakness, low fluid intake and environment...”

Interstitial Cystitis

...the condition
“...Incidence: Approximately 5 to 9 times as many women than men are affected, and approximately one third of women who suffer chronic pelvic pain are found to have interstitial cystitis...”
...related topic
“...Symptoms include an urgent need to urinate, both daytime and nighttime; pressure, pain and tenderness around the bladder, pelvis and perineum (the area between the anus and vagina or the anus and scrotum) which may increase as the bladder fills and decrease as it empties during urination; a bladder that won't hold as...”

Kidney Cancer

...the condition
“...There is strong evidence that cigarette, pipe, and cigar smoking doubles a person's risk for developing RCC and puts them at 4 times the risk of developing cancer of the renal pelvis...”
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Laparoscopy

...related topic
“...This procedure allows the doctor to view the internal abdominal and pelvic organs on a computer screen, as well as take specimens for cultures or microscopic studies...”

Low Back Pain

...relationship to Ankylosing Spondylitis
“...the areas where the lower spine is joined to the pelvis...”

Osteomyelitis

...the condition
“...In children, the ends of the long bones in the arms and legs are usually involved; in adults it is more often the spine, feet or pelvis...”

Ovarian Cysts

...the condition
“...A dull constant ache on either or both sides of the pelvis...”

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

...the condition
“...Untreated, PID causes scarring and can lead to infertility, tubal pregnancy, chronic pelvic pain, and other serious consequences...”
...recommendation Hydrotherapy
“Sitz baths can powerfully affect the organs of the lower abdomen and pelvis...”

Prostate Cancer

...the condition
“...These scans usually look for the spread of cancer to lymph nodes in the pelvis...”

Prostatitis

...the condition
“...Patients with prostatodynia have pain in the pelvis or in the perineum...”

Pyelonephritis

...related topic
“Inflammation of the renal pelvis...”

Sciatic

...related topic
“...Although tumors can cause the problem, far and away the most common causes are a lower back subluxation (responding to adjustment) or pelvic congestion and edema (responding to laxatives, exercise, and decreasing portal vein and lymphatic congestion)...”

Sciatica

...the condition
“...Common causes include ... Pelvic injury or fracture...”

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

...the condition
“...For example, tumors found in the following areas of the body may develop these symptoms ... Uterus – bleeding from the vagina and pain in the pelvis or lower abdomen...”

STD Gonorrhea

...the condition
“...PID can lead to internal abscesses (pus pockets that are hard to cure), long-lasting pelvic pain, and infertility...”

Susceptibility To Miscarriages

...the condition
“...Possible complications from spontaneous abortion include infected pregnancy tissue, which could lead to pelvic abscess, septic shock, or even death...”

TMJ Problems

...the condition
“...to chemicals and drugs; cold hands and feet; intolerance to heat and/or cold; dry, unproductive cough; chronic or episodic hoarseness; swallowing difficulties; chronic respiratory, urinary tract, pelvic, or gastrointestinal infections; benign tumors or granulomas in various parts of the body (e.g., breast tumors, fibrocystic breast disease, fibroid tumors); One of the most common TMJ disorder...”

Urinalysis

...as a treatment
“...Transitional epithelial cells from the renal pelvis, ureter, or bladder have more regular cell borders, larger nuclei, and smaller overall size than squamous epithelium...”

Urinary Stress/Urge Incontinence

...relationship to Estrogens Low
“The cause of urinary stress incontinence in women is usually pelvic relaxation resulting from childbirth and the aging process...”

Uterine Fibroids

...related topic
“...Some women never have symptoms, the most common of which are: heavy or prolonged menstrual periods; abnormal bleeding between menstrual periods; pelvic pain; frequent urination; low back pain; pain during intercourse; a firm mass, often located near the middle of the pelvis, which can be felt by a physician...”

Vaginal Depletion Pack

...as a treatment
“...effects make vaginal depletion packs effective in the treatment of such conditions as cervical erosions, acute and chronic cervicitis, abnormal Papanicolaou (Pap) smears and conditions of pelvic congestion...”

Vaginitis/Vaginal Infection

...the condition
“...Complications: Researchers are investigating the role of bacterial vaginosis in pelvic infections that result in infertility and tubal (ectopic) pregnancy...”
...recommendation Hydrotherapy
“Sitz baths can powerfully affect the organs of the lower abdomen and pelvis...”

Vitamin D Requirement

...the condition
“Deficiency of vitamin D can over a period of months cause rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults – a skeletal demineralization especially in the spine, pelvis, and lower extremities...”
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