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I have been having a very strong urge to urinate and lower…

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I have been having a very strong urge to urinate and lower pelvic pain. Sometimes the pain goes into my leg and I feel weak. I have also been waking at night to go urinate. I have been in menopause for 2 years and the lower pelvic pain is a dull crampy pain like you have during your period. I am having a clear discharge. I sometimes see cloudy urine, but no pain urinating. But the crampy feeling and urge to urinate is getting worse. This has been happening for 3 days

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

Motrin seems to help the pelvic pain. Some swelling in pelvis near uterus, just like you get if you have your period.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have had UTIs in the past and a kidney infection about 6-7 years ago.

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9/18/2017
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
55 years old. No I haven't gone to the doctor yet for this issue yet.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Yhank you
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Thnx

Several organic and functional disorders of the urinary bladder, reproductive tract, anorectum, and the pelvic floor musculature can cause your symptoms.

The swollen area you feel, your past medical history of UTIs and a clear discharge indicate following possibilities;

1) Urinary tract infection; a urine exam and a urine culture is advised.

2) Pelvic inflammatory disease; a vaginal swab is advised.

A course of antibiotic should be able to resolve these symptoms.

You may also consider an ultrasound for the evaluation to rule out fibroid uterus or an ovarian cyst.

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