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pictures of pulled groin muscle
A 31-year-old member asked:
39 years experience General Surgery
Slow activity: Heat the area (such as bath, heating pad, jacuzzi), slow stretching and light exercises, gradually increase activities, rest when it becomes uncomfort ... Read More
15 years experience Preventive Medicine
Should be checked: Out to make sure not hernia.
A 24-year-old member asked:
28 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Core exercises: Stretching exercises for a pulled groin in the early stage of injury are helpful to prevent secondary tightness. Eventual exercises should focus on l ... Read More
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Time: First must heal the muscle, then stretch the muscles in the area, then finally can strengthen muscles. Squats are good for strengthening.
A 50-year-old member asked:
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say without: Knowing more specifics as in how severe the "pull" was. But in general even for mild strains, resting for 2 weeks isn't unreasonable with a graded(sl ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6 weeks.: They can be slow to heal, but don't rush it. You could apply an elastic bandage or wear a pull-up sleeve for a little support as it heals.
A 36-year-old male asked:
24 years experience General Surgery
Pulled groin: Make sure it's not a hernia, like a sports hernia first. Otherwise rest , and nsaids.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Hematology
Ice might: Work better than rice. After 48 to 72 hrs heat may help. Otc the anti inflammatory like advil (ibuprofen) may be as good as narcotic after the acute ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
28 years experience General Practice
Examination: It surely sounds like a hernia. But without an examination there can be no real diagnosis.
A female asked:
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Switch doctor: Regardless of your age and of your Gyn, sexual or obstetrical history...you should expect your Gyn exam, speculum exam or Pap test to be done skillful ... Read More
A male asked:
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Torn adductor/ham: With this type of injury and bruising, I often think first of a partial tear of the groin/adductor or hamstring tendons or muscles. It would be wise t ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
55 years experience Rheumatology
No: Something else has to be going on. I will see you physician to get this clarified
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