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Acupuncture For Groin Pain
Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more
It often does: There is a hole in the muscle layers of the abdominal wall and a sac is coming through it. When you cough, lift or strain, the sac is 'puffed up' by the abdominal pressure, and it puts pressure on the muscles. The muscles can pull apart more from this pressure and give symptoms similar to a muscle strain. The severity will come and go. Best to see a surgeon before more trouble can occur. ...Read more
Nonspecific: This is a nonspecific complaint which could be due to several possibilities such as groin pull, arthritis, hernia, pinched nerve, etc. If you've had a recent injury, it would be reasonable to treat with rest, ice, anti-inflammatories, but if symptoms are persistent or severe then see a physician. ...Read more
Many things can...: Many different conditions can cause hip / groin pain. Just a few in your age group include : early arthritis (femoroacetabular impingement), hip labral tears, referred pain from a lumbar disc injury, inguinal hernias, adductor muscle strain, "pubalgia", and many others. See your md for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
Here are some. ..: Tour described sequence of events suggests groin pain is related with physical activities so it's logical to look into the possible disorders of regional joints, muscles, & nerves. But to reach the bottom of concerns, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, progress, & resolution of groin pain to the doc for analysis + physical exam + tests as needed so deduce Dx for.. ...Read more
See your doctor: It could be your ligaments stretching. This does happen in order to accomodate the baby's passage through the vaginal canal. But you should get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Thanks for asking!:
Groin pain can be a symptom of ovarian cancer, although it is not a typical symptom.
More common causes of groin pain include hernias, muscle strain, kidney stone, urinary tract infection, and others.
If groin pain does not resolve within a few days, it is recommended to have it evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Professional exam: See a doctor to check it out. ...Read more
UTI must be excluded: Tell him that he may have a UTI or a std which can affect his prostate + his epididymis/testis. This can lead to long-term problems. Also that you are concerned that it is something that you might catch and thus will refuse sex until he gets checked out. Good luck. ...Read more
What could cause a groin pain and a pulse near the inner quadricep that is worsened by bending over?
I have sever right groin pain, sharp and burning. I still have a cough from my cold and I have to hold my side so it is not so painful?
I am 37 wks with groin pain which is getting worse. Plus I have gest. Diabetes. I want to get induced. This is my 3rd. Would this be a problem?
Could be: There are many factors that go into deciding about induction. Statistically, about 10-15% of babies will have to go to the NICU if delivered at 37 weeks for respiratory issues, electrolyte issues, temperature control issues, feeding issues, etc. Babies of mom's with diabetes lungs typically develop more slowly. Discuss with your doctor since they have all the details about you and your pregnancy. ...Read more
I am sorry. I have posted before. I am desperate. I have had serious groin pain for 8 mons from colonoscopy. Cannot function. No bulges, just pain.?
No problem!: Referred pain to your groin is very likely not related to a procedure you underwent 8 months ago. Complications from colonoscopy are fairly apparent within minutes to days from a procedural mishap. You may instead be describing a hernia, visceral hyperalgesia (chronic pelvic pain syndrome), orthopedic problem, either a testicular issue or gynecologic one. A thorough exam & ct scan are appropriate. ...Read more
Having peruaded bf to see a doc about groin pain, he is having an ultrascan to rule out tc. If us is ok, is everything fine then? Misdiagnosis common?
Yes it r/o Torsion: It will rule out torsion of the testis and other serious conditions. Misdiagnosis is not common. ...Read more
Hips slip out of place constantly (one higher) & rotate anterior etc all the time with simple activity. Causes hip and groin pain. Pt has not helped.?
Time for total hip: See a orthopedic surgeon for evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›