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I have sever right groin pain, sharp and burning. I still have a cough from my cold and I have to hold my side so it is not so painful?

I have sever right groin pain, sharp and burning. I still have a cough from my cold and I have to hold my side so it is not so painful?

Uncertain: It could be a muscle injury from coughing. Also possible inguinal hernia. See a doctor for a proper physical examination to get better answers. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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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

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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

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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

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Hemerroid cause groin pain?

Hemerroid cause groin pain?

Usually not: But if there is an infection, the groin pain could be from enlarged and inflamed lymph nodes. You might need to take antibiotics, so best to see a doctor for this. ...Read more

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Can hemerroids cause groin pain?

Not usually: Hemorrhoids usually either cause rectal pain, itching or bleeding. Rarely causes groin pain. ...Read more

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I have sudden groin pain, what to do?

Depends: This depends on the severity and duration. The more severe, the more urgent. If it's been there for weeks or months, less urgent. If there's a lump in the area, may be a hernia. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How to treat groin pain in women right side?

How to treat groin pain in women right side?

Diagnose: It would center completely on the cause/diagnosis, which a detailed exam and possibly further studies can determine. There are many possible causes and the treatments would generally be different. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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How to deal with severe groin pain during ballgame?

Concerning: You most likely have hip impingement or arthritis. See a physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I feel groin pain. I becomes hot. I could not walk well.

I feel groin pain. I becomes hot. I could not walk well.

You need to be seen: By your doctor, who can examine you, get a detailed history and then start treating you.
It sounds like you may be having an infection resulting in the swelling/pain/inability to walk.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Sudden groin pain?

What is the definition or description of: Sudden groin pain?

Immediate: The term sudden implies that pain began quickly, without a long gradual worsening. The term often implies an event rather than being from a chronic, arthritic problem. For example, a fractured hip would cause the sudden onset of groin pain as opposed to an arthritic hip which would cause chronic groin pain. ...Read more

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Why do I still have groin pain 3 months after a hernea repair?

Hip: Patients with hip problems or arthritis frequently complain of groin pain. See your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I am having groin pain on lower left side with swelling. What could it be?

Possible Hernia: A hernia results from a weakening in the abdominal wall, allowing intestines to poke through. If you can "push" the swelling back but it returns, then it likely is a hernia.
If the swelling gets worse, becomes reddened or is associated with increased pain/nausea/vomiting, you would need to go to the er immediately. The intestines can become trapped, stopping their blood flow (strangulation). ...Read more

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Very dull groin pain (right side). No lumps or anything. What could it be?

Pulled hamstring?: Hard to say here. See a doctor and don't do anything to aggravate it before you have it checked. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing persistent lower back and groin pain. Are they related?

Likely: The groin pain likely localizes the source of your pain to the sacral nerve roots, and, depending on the time course and severity, deserves a work up by a neurologist, especially if your back pain is low down near the sacrum. ...Read more

Groin Pain (Definition)

Groin pain refers to discomfort in the area where the abdomen ends ...Read more


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more