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Groin pains. Can they be nonphysical and just come from anxiety?

Groin pains. Can they be nonphysical and just come from anxiety?

Groin pain would be: An unlikely anxiety symptom.Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Sometimes the worst thing about anxiety is the just not being able to put your finger on the reason that you feel that way. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Testicular pain but at first I wasn't sure if it was in my groin or testicle maybe even both. Two doctors have assesed me could it be anxiety?

Testicular pain but at first I wasn't sure if it was in my groin or testicle maybe even both. Two doctors have assesed me could it be anxiety?

Very unlikely: that anxiety is the cause of testicular pain,especiall if it is only on one side.If it is only one testicle it could be from an early inguinal hernia.Inguinal hernia is unusual,but possible in a 17 year old.If both testicles hurt then maybe it is psychsomatic.Good luck. ...Read more

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2 armpit nodes, 1 in neck, 1 in groin, all very movable. Feel fine, 19, very skinny, anxiety. Waiting list for biopsy on groin, how can I speed it up?

2 armpit nodes, 1 in neck, 1 in groin, all very movable. Feel fine, 19, very skinny, anxiety. Waiting list for biopsy on groin, how can I speed it up?

Trust problem?: I'm thinking that you are having trouble trusting your answers. I've read them and they all make pretty good sense - even somewhat reassuring. So, I'm thinking that it might really help you to find a good specialist Health Psychologist to guide you through the medical maze and let you know how to accept reassurance. Today's medical world is stressful - having an expert on your side is good. ...Read more

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Do lymphomas grow symmetricalaly? Have 2 symmetrical groin lymph nodes. 2 docs say dont worry - perfect CBC Have health anxiety so I worry

Do lymphomas grow symmetricalaly?
Have 2 symmetrical groin lymph nodes. 
2 docs say dont worry - perfect CBC
Have health anxiety so I worry

Possible lymphoma: A single firm lesion in the groin could always be pathologic and not inflammatory. Symmetrical nodes rarely represent bilateral mets which could occur from a lesion near the anal canal. If the nodes do not enlarge, and are soft then watching is justified. If nodes increase in size and number then excisional bx indicated. FNA is rarely of value in lymph node pathology. ...Read more

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I am getting an ache in my groin am scared I have lymphoma I can't feel an swelling but can feel my glands under my chin. A chest tightish or anxiety?

I am getting an ache in my groin am scared I have lymphoma I can't feel an swelling but can feel my glands under my chin. A chest tightish or anxiety?

Please go to your: doctor for an exam. If it is a medical condition he/she is the person who can diagnose and treat it. If it is psychological in origin a mental health professional can teach you strategies to help. In either case you will regain peace of mind. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Slight heavy feeling/ache center of my chest breastbone also slight shortness of breath can feel an ache in groin to. Anxiety?

Possibly: at your your young age the likely problem with your heart as well. AS this is also very slight and you are also having some breathing problems this is suggestive of something other than a cardiac or lung disorder. The ache is the groin is unclear but unless your are very active this may also be attributed to "nerves" This is interpreted as anxiety or physical manifestations of stress. See doc. ...Read more

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My BP has been high lately 140/98 HR 100 or higher, short of breath, pain lungs,burning in legs/groin, I'm suspecting a PE but MD's saying it anxiety?

Try this: without specifics, it's hard to us to assess. But you can try this online calculator: http://www.mdcalc.com/wells-criteria-for-pulmonary-embolism-pe/ that assesses your pre-test probability of PE. If it is high, you should get assessed by a MD ...Read more

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What would be the reason for sharp pains in the upper groin area?

Sharp groin pain: More likely to be musculo-skeletal (eg "groin pull") in origin. ...Read more

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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more