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What is sharp pain in the groin for men?

What is sharp pain in the groin for men?

Maybe nerve problem: Assuming one does not have inguinal hernia, nerve irritation such as the ilioinguinal nerve or the genitofemoaral nerve could be the potential sources. ...Read more

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I've got a large lump in the crease of my leg and groin. I know this can be common for men, but what about for women?

I've got a large lump in the crease of my leg and groin. I know this can be common for men, but what about for women?

Also common: Either way this needs to be seen by a surgeon. He will decide if this is a hernia or enlarged lymph node. Again either way you may require surgery to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a man has groin hernia?

What does it mean when a man has groin hernia?

Inguinal hernia: Direct inguinal hernia is due to weakness or defect of abdominal wall muscles in the groin area - subject may always feel need to push it back. Not dangerous but uncomfortable. Indiect inuinal hernia is due an outpouching of the periteum (abdominal lining) alongside the testicular blood vessels and vas (sperm duct). These have a relative narrow neck, bowel can enter, get stuck and strangulate. Fix. ...Read more

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Im concerned yes my boyfriend of 14 years has had a hernia in his groin area for almost 8 to 9 years and its just getting bigger, it has pushed his man hood all the way over to the side and now looks to only have one testicle instead of 2, hes afraid to

Im  concerned yes my boyfriend of 14 years has had a hernia in his groin area for almost 8 to 9 years and its just getting bigger, it has pushed his man hood all the way over to the side and now looks to only have one testicle instead of 2, hes afraid to

Harder to fix: The bigger they are, the harder they are to repair. It will never improve without repair, and more than likely continue to enlarge, I have seen them the size if a football. Additionally, if he waits until the symptoms become more severe, he may need emergency operation, which is riskier that planned operation. ...Read more

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I am a 25 year old man and was just wondering, is it normal to only have hair on my head, face and a little bit underarm, arm and groin?

I am a 25 year old man and was just wondering, is it normal to only have hair on my head, face and a little bit underarm, arm and groin?

Sure: About 5% of men never get chest hair. Many women prefer this, and it's also a pretty good sign you'll never go bald. Paul newman remarked in an interview that he was like this; he was the first hollywood star with great muscle defintion and being smooth didn't make him less sought-after as a romantic lover. Enjoy what you've got, stay fit and embrace who you are. ...Read more

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Can cystitis cause exclusively unilateral groin/scrotal pain in a man (especially lingering after urination or long sitting/bending) or something else?

Can cystitis cause exclusively unilateral groin/scrotal pain in a man (especially lingering after urination or long sitting/bending) or something else?

Probably not...: Your described specifics and relevance of unilateral pain in groin and sac seems more pointing to possible disorders of nearby muscles, joints, or nerves since being physically related. But it is essential to have more info on detailed history stressing sequence of events + physical findings + testing as needed before deducing right Dx. How? To http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish.. ...Read more

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How common are inguinal hernias in younger men?Also, would the location typically cause pain at the VERY base of penis (crevice area right near penis)

How common are inguinal hernias in younger men?Also, would the location typically cause pain at the VERY base of penis (crevice area right near penis)

Lifetime risk is 25%: Inguinal hernias are more common in men than women, due to the descent of the testicles from inside the abdomen to the scrotum. A bulge in the area on either side of your pubic bone is a typical physical finding, while burning or aching sensation at the bulge, especially when bending over, coughing or lifting is a common symptom. See your physician for confirmation by examination ...Read more

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How much can an inguinal hernia in men hurt?

How much can an inguinal hernia in men hurt?

Variable: Most inguinal hernias in men will cause mild local aching pressure at times. If a hernia becomes large and incarcerated, this type of hernia can be very firm groin swelling and painful and need emergency medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Does inguinal hernia in men usually appear in younger guys (21) and would it appear as pain at very base of penis?

Does inguinal hernia in men usually appear in younger guys (21) and would it appear as pain at very base of penis?

Ing. hernias common: Indirect inguinal hernia repair is one of most common operations for pediatric surgeons & due to non closure of slip of peritoneum attached to & facilitating testicular descent. Are thus congenital and quite common into the 20s. Hernias in older men are due to weakness of abdominal wall musculature & are direct inguinal hernias. Indirect inguinal hernia could cause pain at penile base. ...Read more

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Without any infection or std, does a woman's vagina naturally itch just like men in their crotch area ?

Without any infection or std, does a woman's vagina naturally itch just like men in their crotch area ?

Not really: a reason must be there like eczema in the genital area, yeast infection, STDs, urine infection, pin worms, excessive sweating, pubic lice, scabies and many more reasons. please see a physician for full evaluation ...Read more

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Are all hermaphrodites born with a mans pelvis?

Are all hermaphrodites born with a mans pelvis?

No: There are different biological origins for what people call "hermaphrodite." depending on the actual origin of the condition, the pelvic shape may or may not be affected. ...Read more

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I have pain in my pelvis it comes and go but when it comes in hearts im a man

Are : Are you referring to pain in your lower abdomen or your genitalia? Is it a sharp or dull pain? How long does it last? Any associated symptoms? ...Read more

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Is it possible to tighten ones inguinal ligament, to overcome the "old man basketball" shape of the lower abdomen?

Is it possible to tighten ones inguinal ligament, to overcome the "old man basketball" shape of the lower abdomen?

Not Avise do exercis: That type of surgery will not accomplish your problem. Exercise with muscle toning could help. This will strengthen the abdominal muscles and give you a better appearance. ...Read more

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I got an steroid shot at 8 locations of my ilipsoas for snapping hip 2 weeks ago. 45% better but a coin sized palpable swell in groin. Normal?

No! not normal, but: Swelling could be from bleeding which can occur from even a single needle pass. Use some hot compresses and some pain meds and in about 1-2 weeks it'll disappear. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can pain from a hernia come and go from day to day and even switch exact location (i.e. rib pain one day, back pain next, hip/groin next, etc)?

Can pain from a hernia come and go from day to day and even switch exact location (i.e. rib pain one day, back pain next, hip/groin next, etc)?

Hernia incarcerated?: Jason--This sounds serious. I don't know what the location of the hernia is, but it could be incarcerated or becoming strangulated. See a surgeon! ...Read more

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The region or crease between ...Read more