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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Groin area?: How do you know you have a pinched a nerve in the groin area? A pinched a nerve in the groin area is uncommon because there's not much there that can ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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PC hernia very rare: Can cause referred groin pain and if bowel died then can lead to gangrene. Should have emergent surgical correction. Best diagnosed with abdominal CT
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Pericecal hernia?: Ask for some clarification regarding this diagnosis from whomever have it to you. Are they referring to some type of internal hernia, or an abdominal ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
15 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: This depends on what your imaging reveals. Lumbar stenosis can cause back pain and pain into thighs which are worse with ambulation. Decompression c ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas A. McNally
26 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Often: After a person has failed non-operative care for a pinched nerve, surgical decompression has a high success rate for improving radicular (nerve) pain.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Alternative options: Your doctor did offer accepted treatments. Gabapentin needs to start low and build up,to,therapeutic levels over weeks e.g 100-200mg daily to 600mg 3 ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Masson
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Upper low back: Usually disc disorders of the upper lumbar spine l1l2 or l2l3 are associated with anterior and high thigh pain and groin pain. L5s1 sometimes can hav ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle strain: Depends on what you do.This could be a muscle strain if you are very athletic. Need to be evaluated by a doc if this persist. If it comes and go,, th ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Yes, Pinched nerve: The description of the pain does fit a 'pinched lumbar nerve'. A lumbar spine MRI is the best test to check out the possiblility. You should get seen ... Read More
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Dr. Lee Peter Bee
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Many Options: Radiculitis can be treated with various medications, including burst dose of oral steroids, medications, injections,neuropathic medicines, physical th ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Time may tell...: Occasional nerve entrapment after inguinal hernia repair does occur, but its natural evolving healing reaches its max at around 2 yrs. Beyond that, fu ... Read More

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