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I have had a dull ache just above my pelvic bone on and off

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I have had a dull ache just above my pelvic bone on and off for a day or two. It feels similar to a mild period pain. I am a 56 year old post menopausal woman. I drink 2 litre of water a day, and eat 7-10 fruit and veg per day. I have no other symptoms. No bloating, no pain on urination. It feels worse when sitting, and virtually goes when I am standing or walking. What do you think?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Given the symptoms go away on standing or walking, it is likely nerve related pain.On sitting position nerve gets pinched causing the pain.Lower spine arthritis or hip joint arthritis can cause nerve impingement.Not a serious problem since no symptoms during walking.And also absence of constipation, urinary symptoms or vaginal bleeding speak against any pelvic organ related issues.You can try lower back exercises and physical therapy for relief of the symptoms.Please go to this link for lower back exercises:http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00302&webid=26DBE25FBut first see your doctor for a clinical evaluation as well.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the smiley faces) under this chat box only.Please bookmark my profile for asking further questions!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidyou should still see your GP doctor for this pain and get a pelvic ultrasound exam to check for fluid in the pelvisat your age, occational dull ache in your pelvis can be due to many possible causesdiverticulosis, pelvic fluid, utrine fibroids, constipation, bladder stones, bladder diverticulosis, cystitis, bladder infection, ovarian cysts.I would not wait, I would see your GP doctoreven if you don't have burning with urination, some women can have bladder infections without symptomsif you haven't had a gyn examination recently, you might need a new gyn examinationlet me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me with "a question for Dr. David" in the medicine or oncology categories if you have any other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me again:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-david/Thanks for using JustAnswers.com
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Given the symptoms go away on standing or walking, it is likely nerve related pain.On sitting position nerve gets pinched causing the pain.Lower spine arthritis or hip joint arthritis can cause nerve impingement.Not a serious problem since no symptoms during walking.And also absence of constipation, urinary symptoms or vaginal bleeding speak against any pelvic organ related issues.You can try lower back exercises and physical therapy for relief of the symptoms.Please go to this link for lower back exercises:http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00302&webid=26DBE25FBut first see your doctor for a clinical evaluation as well.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the smiley faces) under this chat box only.Please bookmark my profile for asking further questions!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidyou should still see your GP doctor for this pain and get a pelvic ultrasound exam to check for fluid in the pelvisat your age, occational dull ache in your pelvis can be due to many possible causesdiverticulosis, pelvic fluid, utrine fibroids, constipation, bladder stones, bladder diverticulosis, cystitis, bladder infection, ovarian cysts.I would not wait, I would see your GP doctoreven if you don't have burning with urination, some women can have bladder infections without symptomsif you haven't had a gyn examination recently, you might need a new gyn examinationlet me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me with "a question for Dr. David" in the medicine or oncology categories if you have any other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me again:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-david/Thanks for using JustAnswers.com