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I have swollen area on the right side of my groin that hurts a bit more pain if touched should I be concerend?

I have swollen area on the right side of my groin that hurts a bit more pain if touched should I be concerend?

Yes: Two common conditions in the groin are large lymph nodes and inguinal hernias. The growth of lymph nodes could be cancerous (lymphomas or metastatic from other tissues of the adomen and pelvis) or infectious. Hernias cause no problems unless incarcerated causing obstruction or pain. ...Read more

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I had a quadrupple byepass 4 years ago sence then 1 angiogrwm in groin some days like today it hurts so bad worse if touched?

I had a quadrupple byepass 4 years ago sence then 1 angiogrwm in groin some days like today it hurts so bad worse if touched?

Groin discomfort: How long ago was the angiogram done? Nerve tissue may have been damaged during the procedure. This may take many months to heal. I recommend a consultation with a vascular surgeon who will examine the blood vessels, muscles and tendons to assess for any abnormalities. ...Read more

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So whenever I touch this lump on my groin...it hurts. It cannot be pushed in or out. There's no brusing or redness. Just really painful when touched.

Infection: This sounds like an inflamed lymph node. Even without redness etc, it's probably some sort of infection. There are too many possibilities to even guess the exact cause. However, if you have any sort of sore, cut, or infection of the same leg, that could explain it. You'll need to see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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The inside of my belly button hurts. Especially when touched. It gets sharps pains going straight down to my pelvis when I go pee. No nausea, vomiting?

The inside of my belly button hurts. Especially when touched. It gets sharps pains going straight down to my pelvis when I go pee. No nausea, vomiting?

? hernia: It is possible you are describing an umbilical hernia, a trapped bit of tissue through an internal hole in the belly button. If there was a piercing there it is also possible there is a cyst or an old infection. It would be worth seeing a doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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I am 1 year post partum. I have nexplanon implant for 1 year. My lower abdomen is very sore, hurts if touched, bloated, back pain, pelvis feels odd.

I am 1 year post partum. I have nexplanon implant for 1 year. My lower abdomen is very sore, hurts if touched, bloated, back pain, pelvis feels odd.

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does my groin hurt?

Need more history: I need more history. It can be bruised from trauma, could be a groin muscle pull, could be inguinal hernia, enlarged or infected lymph node from std or non std infected lymph node, could be lymphoma. ...Read more

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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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What do you think is causing my groin to hurt after lifting?

Depends: You need to have an examination to see if you have a groin muscle strain injury or if you could have an inguinal (groin) hernia. ...Read more

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Groin hurts whenever I walk?

Many possibilities.: Irritation or strain to the muscles and tendons of the groin can cause pain with ambulation. Arthiritis of the hip joint or dysfunction at the pubic symphysis can result in pain as well. An inguinal hernia can discomfort with any increases in abdominal pressure. In men, a hydrocele, spermatocele, or varicocele can cause a sense of fullness and pain in the region. ...Read more

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My groin hurts a lot after I run. Should I wear strap or something?

My groin hurts a lot after I run. Should I wear strap or something?

Yes: Groin strap will not hurt and it supports scrotum which may be beneficial. Try not to run for a couple of weeks and determine if the groin pain dissipates. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I'm a 25 year old male with numerous lumps in my groin area, a few are painful & if one is touched.?

What do you suggest if I'm a 25 year old male with numerous lumps in my groin area, a few are painful & if one is touched.?

Examination right away: Numerous lumps in your groin, some painful, probably indicate an infection but could be relatively benign or from a number of different potentially serious problems ranging from a sexually transmitted disease to malignancy. A physical examination is recommended right away. ...Read more

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I have lower pain in my groin. We're trying for a baby and it's been like this on and off for months. Usually hurts at night when resting.

I have lower pain in my groin. We're trying for a baby and it's been like this on and off for months. Usually hurts at night when resting.

Muscle strain: It could be a hernia, or muscle strain apply heat and take ibuprofen.

it night be a cyst on your ovary, it will be a goof idea to have an ultrasound, and get evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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My 8 year old son scotrum seems empty and appear to be on the groin area near his willy, he says it doesn, t hurt. Is this normal or should I worry??

My 8 year old son scotrum seems empty and appear to be on the groin area near his willy, he says it doesn, t hurt. Is this normal or should I worry??

Testicle down?: His scrotum should not be empty. Please have a doctor examine him to assure his testicle is where it should be, in the scrotal sac. ...Read more

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Why is that when I masterbate my groin hurts?

Why is that when I masterbate my groin hurts?

Many causes: Could be swollen groin muscles from direct trauma to the join, overuse pain from frequent masturbation, or can be an std causing pain. ...Read more

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My groin hurts near testicle tell me why?

My groin hurts near testicle tell me why?

No can do: Too many possible causes : hernia, infection, inflammation, trauma, cancer. Bottom line= see your doc. ...Read more

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Hard lump near groin that hurts a lot. Who do I see?

Primary Care Doctor: A hard, painful lump in the groin may be an incarcerated hernia, an enlarged lymph node, or even an abscess. Your primary care doctor can help sort this out and refer you to the appropriate doctor, if necessary. ...Read more

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Groin injury 4 months ago. Still hurts. Any ideas?

Gentle strching: Plain strain of the adductor muscle (the ones to the inner side of your groing)should have subsided with gentle streching, ovc medications and heat application. If pain persist after 3 weeks yould see a physician for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my groin, it only hurts when I touch it! ?

Difficult to tell: Lumps to the groin can be from many causes, including lymph nodes, hernias, infections, and skin issues. Additionally, skin issues are very difficult to diagnosis without actually seeing and touching the lesion. Occasionally, doctors may even need to biopsy or culture the lesion to make a determination. Best to see you family doctor, internist, or dermatologist to get you the best answer. ...Read more

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Found a lump where in my groin. Hurts when I press on it. Is it canc?

Not necessarily: That is one possibility but less likely given that it hurts. It may be a hernia or an enlarged lymph node that may just be from a skin or other infection in the area. Check with your doctor to further evaluate this, especially if it does not improve over a little time. If pain is severe, go to the emergency room as may be a trapped hernia which should be addressed right away. ...Read more

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I think I pulled my groin muscle hurts when laying down hurts to sit or stand?

Could be: Groin muscle strains are not common. What is of greater concern is an hernia. Sacroiliac joint ligament injury refers pain to the groin. The sartorial muscle syndrome also causes these symptoms. See an osteopath. ...Read more

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I have two lumps in my groin it hurts when I move the lumps keep changing size but they stop hurting when I masturbate?

I have two lumps in my groin it hurts when I move the lumps keep changing size but they stop hurting when I masturbate?

Hernia?: You should get checked by a physician to make sure those lumps are not actually hernia bulges. If they hurt you may need surgical repair. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my groin area. It hurts to move it, it's about the size of a penny but very sensitive. Also visible, what could it be?

Inflamed lymph node: The lump you feel in your groin is likely an inflamed lymph node. This occurs if you have some abnormality like an infection occurring in your genitals or in organs in your lower body area like bladder or Prostate. If you are sexually active, there is concern for an STD. You should see your doctor and be checked for STD and other possible causes for an enlarged and tender lymph node. ...Read more

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What to do about a dull nagging...3 weeks of pain in. The right groin area that flares up. Aggravates hen I walk. Hurts n stimulation during sex.?

What to do about a dull nagging...3 weeks of pain in. The right groin area that flares up. Aggravates hen I walk. Hurts n stimulation during sex.?

Possible Hernia: If your symptoms do not resolve by resting and taking ibuprofen, then you most likely have a hernia. Seek medical attention soon, especially if there is a bulge in the area that you cannot flatten when lying down. ...Read more

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When ever I try to do excercise like run etc my groin starts to hurt I have to limp for the rest of the day. Been few months it's in like the v line?

When ever I try to do excercise like run etc my groin starts to hurt I have to limp for the rest of the day. Been few months it's in like the v line?

Be seen: I would be seen and evaluated. From a musculoskeletal perspective, the most common cause of unguinal pain with running is a problem in the hip joint. You may need to be seen to have this ruled out. ...Read more

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Lump on right side of groin that hurts sometimes (randomly).Notice it yesterday. Can be moved around a little. Few days ago, groin area hurts. Worrisome?

Lump on right side of groin that hurts sometimes (randomly).Notice it yesterday. Can be moved around a little. Few days ago, groin area hurts. Worrisome?

MayBeLymphGland Or: It may be a enlarged Lymph gland or a Hernia.If it is hernia by putting gentle pressure on it with the palm of your hand it wiil disappear. I suggest you consult your Doctor and get it checked ...Read more

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Is it bad if I can feel a lympy node in upper left groin, it's about the size of a pea, doesn't hurt, and no visible swelling, and moves around easily?

Not so bad: If you're thin or athletic build, it's not uncommon to feel a small lymph node in your groins, perhaps several. Now, if this continues to enlarge, yet remains painless, it should be evaluated. I suspect this is not much to be concerned about. Do not manipulate is several times a day. Just check it every 3-4 days. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a hard but small lump on the inner left side of my groin it does not hurt and hasn't grown in size since I noticed it, I have no other symptons?

I have a hard but small lump on the inner left side of my groin it does not hurt and hasn't grown in size since I noticed it, I have no other symptons?

Yes: Generally any long that lasts more than a month and is a centimeter in size or bigger recommend seeing a doctor in person for specific diagnosis and treatment usually a primary care doctors good ...Read more

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Lump in groin but it doesn't hurt?

Hernia? LymphNode?: Possible causes of a lump in the groin include a hernia, an enlarged lymph node, a lipoma, or an abscess. Each of these will have features on physical examination that will help determine the correct diagnosis; therefore, it is imperative that you make an appointment to see your primary care doctor to help sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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Very tired lethargic aches all over. Groin hurts?

Get evaluated: Tiredness may come from depression, inactivity and medical illness. Need also exam to rule out inguinal hernia or lymphadenopathy ...Read more

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Can siatic also hurt into the top of the leg as well As the groin?

Can siatic also hurt into the top of the leg as well As the groin?

Yes!: Sciatica is caused most commonly by compression of a lumbar nerve root by a bulging disc or spasming muscle. Where this is felt depends on which nerve is compressed. Compression at L1-L4 will give pain in the front of the thigh and the groin (L1 specifically). L5 and S1, 2 compression will give symptoms in the back of the leg. These aren't absolute rules as everyone is wired just a little different ...Read more

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My skin hurts to touch it it's in my left hip and to my back and groin area

My skin hurts to touch it it's in my left hip and to my back and groin area

Hip pain: Consider sensory neuritis known as meuralgia paresthetica. Also consider hip arthritis, hip synovitis, hip tendonitis, referred lumbar nerve root impingement, as well as localized hernia. ...Read more

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Can't lift leg due to groin pain. When push area that hurts, the pain completely goes away.

Consider hernia: As follow up to the other answer, with this new information i'd like to add that you should consider a direct hernia as well. Again, it is important that your doctor examine you to determine this and/or guide proper further workup. ...Read more

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Is your ab muscles conected with your groin muscle. I hurt myself in training kick boxing.

Not directly: Your abdominal muscles and your groin muscles both connect to your pelvic bones. It is possible you could strain one or both muscle groups while doing vigorous or strenuous exercise. ...Read more