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Groin (Overview)

The region or crease between your thigh and pelvis.


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Groin (Overview)

The region or crease between your thigh and pelvis.


Dr. Nina Hall
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Is a 7mm groin node something to be worried about?

Is a 7mm groin node something to be worried about?

It depends: Why are you having evaluation of groin with measurement of lymph nodes? Lymph nodes can be noticeable for many reasons (infection, cancer, trauma). Typically 7 mm node without enlargement of other nodes is not overly worrisome, but if persistent, increasing in size, accompanied by multiple other enlarged lymph nodes neads further evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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What to do when you hurt your groin?

What to do when you hurt your groin?

Hurt groin: Evaluation by your doctor is needed to determine the cause before treatment can be instituted ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Coller
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It's been 4 mnths i hv ringwrm near groin area.taking homopthic med..it again starts spreading when i scratch..what to do ?

It's been 4 mnths i hv ringwrm near groin area.taking homopthic med..it again starts spreading when i scratch..what to do ?

Antifungal: Keep area clean and dry. Avoid sugar (sugar feeds yeast) and if you're a diabetic, keep sugars under control. Grapefruit seed extract or oregano oil can be helpful natural antifungals to use orally or topically. In some cases an oral or topical antifungal medicine might need to be prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. George Valdez
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My boyfriend has pain like someone is pushing him on his groin(painfully) what could this mean and what should he do?

My boyfriend has pain like someone is pushing him on his groin(painfully) what could this mean and what should he do?

Get checked: Pain is telling him something is wrong. It could be infection, inflammation, hernia, testicular twisting (torsion), or other issue. He should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I think I pulled my groin. What can I do to relieve the pain?

Rest and nsaids: Try rest and nsaids to start , then make an appt to see the Dr. to assure that is all it is, and not a hernia or something else. Good luck, get well soon! ...Read more

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Dr. Amir Khan
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How do you know if you pulled your groin?

How do you know if you pulled your groin?

Inner thigh pain: Generally a pulled groin will cause pain along the inner aspect of the upper thigh. The pain can be worsened by resisting adduction (squeezing the knees together against resistance) and or by abducting (pulling the affected leg away from the other leg. These exam findings are not specific or sensitive in a laymans hand so please consult a specialist for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Amir Khan
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I pulled my groin 6 months ago and it continues to pop what can I do?

Groin Pull: If this injury has remained symptomatic for six months then proper medical evaluation by a physician is necessary. There could be several reasons for popping in and around the hip. It is imperative than an orthopedist evaluate for problems inside and around the outside of the hip joint such as hip labral tears, bony avulsions, snapping tendons, stress fractures and referred pain from the back. ...Read more

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Dr. Addagada Rao
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Why does my groin pop. When i do. Floor exercises my groin pops..?

Not sure: I've never had anyone complain of groin popping. Hips or knees may pop. Ligaments or tendons may pop or snap. Let me tell you that popping/snapping is not a specific symptom that indicates where the problem is or what it is. It is audible and definitely draws attention, but in the absence of other symptoms, namely pain, limitation in the range of motion, it may be nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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