Diagnosing and pointing the cause if pain some women experience when coughing, sneezing or stretching in their Pelvic area can be challenging for physicians Due to the several possible causes for such pain. If you are experiencing pain in your pelvic area when coughing, laughing, sneezing or stretching frequently and in different times that are far away from ovulation and menstruation then you should seek medical attention immediately, your physician will run the needed tests that include imaging and laboratory blood teats in order to properly diagnose the condition.
Here’s the most common causes for pelvic pain when coughing.
– Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases.
Also known as PID, it is inflammation that affects the females reproductive organs, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and cervix caused by bacterial infection and it will cause peritoneal irritation and pain when coughing or stretching. PID happens as a result of sexual transmitted infection like Chlamydia and can sometimes lead to infertility tubo-ovarian abscess or sepsis and a potential risk of deadly blood poisoning. a history of PID can also increase the risks of ectopic pregnancy. Other symptoms that may present include vomiting, fever and nausea.
– Ovarian Cysts.
These are sacs filled with fluid that form in or on your ovaries, almost every woman would have one in some point of her life, the are usually harmless and disappear on their own without treatment but if your pain comes sharp and sudden then seek immediate medical attention especially if the pain is associated with weakness, dizziness, rapid breathing and cold clamminess.
– Ectopic Pregnancies.
Ectopic pregnancies occur when the fertilized egg attaches itself outside the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes or ovaries, in most causes symptoms will not be experienced before a rupture occurs then symptoms may include vaginal bleeding, right shoulder pain, fainting, dizziness, nausea, urge to defecate. Period to rupture some patients will experience tenderness in the pelvic area and stomach detention. Ectopic pregnancy may require surgical interference to remove or treatment but some can end by natural detaching and eliminating though vaginal bleeding.
– Other Possibilities.
There are many organs located in your pelvic area and sometimes having a problem with one part of your body can reflect pain in the other parts, other possible causes of experiencing pain in your pelvic area that increases when coughing or stretching could include appendicitis, diverticulitis and bowel obstruction. Pain can also be caused by bladder infections, internal scarring or Endometroisis. Physical examinations and pelvic scanning will determine what is causing the pain as well as your detailed explanation of the nature of the pain you are experiencing, and your physician will be able to set a right treating plan.