Pain in the lower abdomen, same as the small pelvis, can be a symptom of a disease of the immune system of the human body, in most cases it is caused by the pathology of the urinary system and digestive system. It causes mild discomfort or can sometimes be sharp, and unpleasant. More often this pain is chronic and in all cases negatively affects the quality of life, behavior, sexual life and emotional state of the patient.
Pain in the lower abdomen or small pelvis is mainly due to:
- with diseases of the urinary system (urolithiasis, cystitis, prostatitis, cancer of the prostate, bladder, etc.)
- with some diseases of the digestive system (colitis, gastritis, irritable bowel syndrome, as well as with cancerous lesions of this tract, etc.)
- Some gynecological diseases (from minor injuries to cancerous growths) can also cause pain in the lower abdomen.
- Diseases of the urogenital tract are often accompanied by symptoms, mainly associated with the lower urinary tract. Sometimes pelvic pain occurs only during urination or sexual intercourse.
To determine the cause of the pain, you need to contact a doctor who will interview you, study your medical history, examine you, and, if necessary, conduct clinical, laboratory and instrumental studies, i.e. You may need blood and urine tests, urinary and abdominal ultrasound, microultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, and other tests.
Treatment will depend on the diagnosis, you may be prescribed only medication, as well as physiotherapy, sometimes surgery is also necessary.
Prevention of pain in the lower abdomen involves:
A healthy lifestyle, limiting the use of tobacco and alcohol, a balanced diet, regular physical activity, etc.
It is important to regularly visit a doctor, and periodically conduct research, that is, screening for potentially dangerous diseases, in order to avoid possible dangers.
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