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Groin Pain (Overview)

Groin pain refers to discomfort in the area where the abdomen ends and the legs begin.


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Is there groin pain in women?

Is there groin pain in women?

Absolutely: Women may experience groin pain due to a condition of the genitals or reproductive organs. Pain can also radiate into the groin from a condition of the hip, lower spine, pelvis, kidney, bladder, or colon. ...Read more

Groin Pain (Overview)

Groin pain refers to discomfort in the area where the abdomen ends and the legs begin.


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Low groin pain in my husband?

Low groin pain in my husband?

Possible hernia: May be a hernia so go see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Bowman Dr. Bowman
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Groin pain (Tip)

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use your pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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What can I take for groin pain?

What can I take for groin pain?

Groin pain: It depends on what the cause is, but if it is due to a muscle strain or ligament injury you should rest from vigorous activity for 2 weeks and take an anti-inflammatory medication like advil (ibuprofen) or
aleve. If there is a bulge in the area of pain, you would need a medical evaluation to check for a hernia. ...Read more

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What are the causes of groin pain?

What are the causes of groin pain?

Many Causes: Groin pain can be due to serious infections, inflammation, trauma, malignancy (cancer), and other abnormal processes. Because groin pain can be a symptom of a serious or life-threatening condition, you should seek prompt medical care and talk with your medical professional about your symptoms. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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Consider seeing a physical therapist
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Help! What could be causing my groin pain?

Help! What could be causing my groin pain?

Hip or hernia: The most common conditions would be a hernia, soft tissue injury around the hip, or a problem in the hip itself such as a labral tear or femoroacetabular impingement. See a specialist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I have groin pain on the left side?

Get it evaluated.: The most likely cause is a problem with the hip but there are several other possible etiologies. Get it evaluated and then you will know. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Groin pain (Tip)

Live with the pain instead of for the pain. ...See more

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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask an oncologist to refer you to a cancer pain specialist
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Ask a pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If you have pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If you have neuropathy, request a trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Why male gets groin pain after sensual experience?

Why male gets groin pain after sensual experience?

May be "blue balls": If men get aroused but don't ejaculate (cum), it's common to feel a dull, achy discomfort in the groin. The popular term is "blue balls." the cure for it is to ejaculate.

If you try this and it's all better, it's probably nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Go to a physician who is trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Make sure to keep moving, as pain will only get worse
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Consider counseling for coping strategies
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What usually is the cause of somebody's groin pain?

Depends-Need More: It would depend on associated factors. If you are very active, it could be a muscle strain. If there are lumps/bumps in the area, it could be lymph nodes associated with infection. Pain could be referred from reproductive organs, back, or hip. Timing of the pain could indicate a possible cause. There is just not enough information. ...Read more

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What causes groin pain in women? Where is their groin?

What causes groin pain in women? Where is their groin?

Many Causes: Women may experience groin pain due to a condition of the genitals or reproductive organs. Pain can also radiate into the groin from a condition of the hip, lower spine, pelvis, kidney, bladder, or colon. ...Read more

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Groin pain (Tip)

Living with back pain can be a pain in the back. ...See more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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Left side groin pain feels like kicked in the balls, why?

Pain: If the pain is sudden in onset, and you think is bothering you a lot then you might need to get it checked out. It could be most commonly secondary to musculoskeletal reasons, but an abdominal infection could also be a concern Every thing depends upon the whole clinical picture. ...Read more

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Can you tell me reasons why I always have constant groin pain?

Joint or tendon: In a 32 year old if it is not a genitourinary issue it could be musculoskeletal. Deep in the joint it could be a torn labrum. It can also be a tendonitis of the hip flexor or adductor muscles. Physical exam and clinical information would help to decipher the source. In a male an inguinal hernia would need to be ruled out. Sports hernias are also common source of groin pain. ...Read more

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Groin pain (Tip)

Turmeric is great for joint pain! ...See more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

See your doctor for an evaluation
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Have a pelvic exam
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Have an ultrasound
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What causes groin pain? Person almost fell and has been having severe groin pain sense.

Severe groin pain: The first thing that comes to mind is the possible torsion of the testicle. Under those conditions I would go to the er for immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of while on a hike develop sever groin pain, has lasted 3 months?

See physician: Groin pain is concerning for arthritis or hip impingement. Other diagnosis include a stress fracture, pinched nerve, or hernia. If it has been going on without improvement, see a specialist. ...Read more

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Groin pain (Tip)

Desensitization is a great way to lessen incisional pain. ...See more

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I have groin pain when I mainly sit & sometime when I'm standing and comes & goes. What could be wrong?

Groin Pain: Groin pain can be caused by a number of different things. It could be coming from a hernia, from your back, from your hip, or from a number of different things. Your doctor should be able to help narrow things down with you. ...Read more

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I have been having lower right groin pain. It is not all the time but at least once to twice a day the pain is bad?

Depends: Groin pain can be due to a number causes, gynecologic, musculoskeletal (hips/back) or genitourinary. Further evaluation of your pain would be warranted by a primary care physician to begin. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more