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Pain In The Groin
Many many many thing: for a female the list ir really long ovaries ovulation and cysts and cycles urine tract from UTI to renal colic GI system colon and small bowels muskeloskeletal from hernia to strain muscle to joint pain previous surgery adhesion women endometriosis so the list is so long.please see a doctor they can narrow the list for you thank you for using health tap i hope that answer your question ...Read more
Any hormone given from externally (body not being able to make it enough for its own need, or as a form of medication to achieve certain goal) comes under this category. Estrogen in menopause; thyroxine for hypothyroidism, Insulin in dm are all in this category; so are ...Read more
Many things!: First, arthritis of the hip causes "groin" pain. However, this pain would be increased with weight bearing. A kidney stone can cause groin pain. And there are numerous gynecologic problems that refer pain to the groin. If chronic, or\severe, see your doctor. I always encourage patient to try a drug that is otc, to see if pain relief occurs. ...Read more
Doctor can check: Groin pain can be due to problems like swollen lymph nodes, a inguinal hernia, groin muscle problems, hip joint problems, skin friction, irritated nerves to the groin, etc... A primary care doctor can examine in-person and see what the cause might be. ...Read more
I used a month course of baterim normal for treating protatitis but I still have pain in the groin what do you recommend. I am 52 yrs male .?
Re-check with Dr.: A patient who has finished an antibiotic course for prostatitis but still has pain symptoms can re-check with his urologist, who can evaluate to see if the acute infection has gone away. That may include testing the urine and the prostatic secretions. The doctor can figure out if retreatment is needed, and/or if chronic prostatitis symptoms are setting in. ...Read more
Injury, etc: Most younger men with groin pain have an injury, usually to the same structures that hurt when a hernia forms. Sporting activity can cause such pains (eg groin pulls etc) and the term "sports hernia" which some believe is more sports injury than hernia, can be made better by hernia-type procedures. The groin also contains lymph nodes, nerves, veins etc. An ultrasound and physical exam can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.. other causes: STDs as well as other causes can lead to various types of groin pain or discomfort. Check with a primary care physician or urologist ...Read more
Pain in the groin (like blue-balls) for 3 weeks, and it feels like I have a 3rd Testicle on the right side. Why so long? Would masterbaition help?
Females & Testicles: Your profile lists you as a female. Do you assume you know what it feels like to have testicles? Do you have testicles and are transgendered? Do you have a scrotum that is red, hot, or swollen? Does anything feel like it is bigger than it should be inside of the scrotum? Do you have a bulge in the groin that could represent a hernia? ...Read more
Male. Pain in the groin (like blue-balls) for 3 weeks, it feels like I have a 3rd Testicle on the right side. Why so long? Would masterbaition help?
Probably not: This is not likely due to testicular engorgement (i.e. "blue balls"), such that ejaculation will lead to reduction in swelling. Instead, this is more likely either be an inguinal hernia or hydrocoele. You should have your physician check this out. If the pain worsens, you should seek attention, as the diagnosis of testicular torsion or epididymitis may need to be ruled out. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, you can have pain radiation down into the groin or into the leg. There can be radiation of the pain from the back without any affected nerve roots in the back and/or there can be irritation of a nerve root in the lower back that supplies part of the leg and you may feel pain in the distribution of that nerve root. There are other things that can also cause groin pain. ...Read more
Quadratus lumbrorum : Typically quadratus lumbrorum painful trigger points will cause lower back pain due to its posterior location at the back, attaching the lower ribs to the iliac crest. However, if there is involvement of the gluteal muscles and hip region, due to anatomic instabilities produced in the kinetic chain, especially while walking it is possible to have referred pain to the groin or thigh as described. ...Read more
What causes pain in the groin area with burning pains down to the knee and painful spasm gets worse with activity?
Unusual symptoms: Intriguing to consider the sartorius syndrome named after latin for tailor, "sartor", or some such. The old sewing machines required push pedals. Repetative peddling causes overuse and stress of a long strap muscle that runs from inside of knee , through mid high, and into the groin. With rest and avoidance of the inciting mechanical activity will likely resolve.. ...Read more