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What do you do for a pulled groin

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Make sure: First make sure that's what it is. I saw a man treated by his doctor for six months for a "pulled groin" that i found to acutally be a lung cancer th... Read More

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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
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
Dr. Mila Mogilevsky
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
Anti-inflammatories: The best way to treat pulled muscle is by rest and gentle stretch. Having said that, the first line of medications that should be tried are anti-nfalm... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Billy
Dr. Gregory Billyanswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 28 years experience
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
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Time: First must heal the muscle, then stretch the muscles in the area, then finally can strengthen muscles. Squats are good for strengthening.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Morgan
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
No pain: When you can do activities with out pain you can stretch your groin with out pain and it is equal in motion to the normal side and has normal strength... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Difficult: They can give you many of the same symptoms. Best to have an experienced md examine you. Rarely a study like cat scan may be necessary. Sometimes y... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
By location: the pubis is easy to palpate, and would be point specific. a groin pull would be palpable in the medial muscle mass, even if close to a muscle attachm... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Location. : 1 will B painful directly over the pubis, a groin sprain is painful 2 squeeze the muscle.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Osteitis pubis: Osteitis pubis is a central ache directly over the junction of the pubic bones. It can be very difficult to distinguish this from a groin pull as the ... Read More

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