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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between your thigh and pelvis.


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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between your thigh and pelvis.


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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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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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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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Treating Jock Itch (Tip)

Treating Jock Itch

Let your doctor know that you are itching in your groin area especially after working out at the gym. ...See more

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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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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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Sports injuries (Tip)

Sports injuries

Groin pulls are common in soccer. ...See more

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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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