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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
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
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
Do lymphomas grow symmetricalaly? Have 2 symmetrical groin lymph nodes. 2 docs say don't 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
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
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
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
I am experiencing groin lump and when I'm on my period which I am now I get night sweats which drench me, I also have very bad health anxiety, scared?
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?
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
I had a CT it showed residual thymic hypeplasia I'm having tightness in center of chest, short of breath, pain in lung/groin/leg Dr. Says its anxiety?
Unlikely: The thymus is unlikely to cause these symptoms. ...Read more
I have a dull pain in my pelvis! I'm 24 female, terrified I have ovarian cancer. Gp apt next week. Suffer serious health anxiety. Help me please?
Very rare under 40: Do you have a family history of ovarian cancer? There are many non-serious causes of pelvic pain in women your age. Ovarian cancer seems like a really remote possibility given your age. It typically occurs in women over 40, half are over age 60. Be calm and wait for your check up. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Hello, am 33 yrs and expecting my 1st child who is at 19 weeks today. I have pains in my groin which were sharp now they are just there. What is this?
Sharp groin pain: More likely to be musculo-skeletal (eg "groin pull") in origin. ...Read more
Rughly 5 weeks pg For 2 days I have had sharp pains that go from hipbone down into my groin pelvic area Yeserday my right today my left Is this normal?
Doctor can evaluate: There are many causes of pain in the left lower abdomen and groin, such as bowel problems, an infection, or cancer. A primary care doctor can evaluate if the pain is mild. Severe pain is an urgent problem unless it is a known problem already being cared for by the doctor. With severe pain, one may need evaluation at the er, plus urine tests, blood tests, and perhaps ct and/or ultrasound scanning. ...Read more
I have sharp stabbing pains in my groin. It doesn't happen all the time but when it does the pain is so intense I will jump.
See a doctor:
You may have a groin strain. It will most likely go away with stretches and simple over the counter painkillers.
If it does not go away in a week, please see a doctor. ...Read more
Excruciatingly painful shooting pains in upper inner thigh/groin. Lasts 60-90 seconds, intermittent but gaining frequency over 4 days. Ends suddenly.
If you have recent injury to your back from a fall or lifting very heavy weight or sudden jerk, you may have "slippedDisc" and it may be pressing on the Sciatic Nerve and in certain position causing Sharp Shooting pain. Try Anti Inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen and Applying Ice.
Get examined if not improved by this week end.
I am not aware of any other medical condition that you may have. ...Read more
I am having sharp pains that come and go on my lower left abdomen, near my groin, exclusively in this one spot.
Various causes: I8y female has intermittent left lower abdomen pain. HERNIA? : see Surgeon, have CT scan, lump comes & goes. OVARY? : see Gynecologist, have Ultrasound. LARGE BOWEL? : see Gastroenterologist, change in bowel pattern to constipation or loose stools, have endoscopy. MUSCULOSKELETAL? : see Osteopath, pain changes with position/activity, hands-on exam. Start with your PCP. If fever/constant pain go to ER. ...Read more
Hi. Since last night I've been getting really strong pains in my stomach area just above my groin it comes and gos about every half he or so any help?
Many possibilities: The stomach is up in the left upper quadrant of your abdomen so I am guessing that this pain is lower down in the pelvic area? Is it affected by having a bowel movement or urination? Any discharge? You should probably see a doctor as the list of possibilities is long including appendicitis, urinary stones or infection and other issues which can be serious if left undiagnosed. ...Read more
Am 41 an have had three unltrasounds there is no clot what could cause outter leg an groin pains?
I have sharp pains in my groin (female, age 32), abdomen and right side of lower back... What could this be??
My husband has had calf pains for over a week. Now he has incredible groin pains. Any ideas on what it could be? Thanks
See your doctor asap: See doctor asap or if severe go to er to get it diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
I was holding my son who is 1 when I got severe stabbing pains in the right side of my groin area. Please help im a busy mom?
Many possibilities: The origin of the pain could range from a muscle cramp to a kidney stone. Without more history and an exam, the data is just not there for a specific label. If it persists or worsens, seek an evaluation. ...Read more
I've been experiencing sharp splitting pains in like my inner hips/groin area and sharp stabbing pains in my sides. I'm 37 weekspregnantisitcontrations?
Possible: The major side effect I hear as a surgeon is the pt. Complaining of aches -mild pains- cramps in the thigh muscles primarily or second - around the hip joint - so that it is hard to stand up, get on/off my exam table, or off the toilet or climb stairs. Shooting pains is rare - making me think first of radiating pain from the lumbar spine - sciatica- possible L2 L3 or rarely direct bone involveme. ...Read more
I'm having pains on my lower left stomach area that has also reached my groin area what can this be?
What causes pain in the groin area with burning pains down to the knee and painful spasm gets worse with activity?
Unusual symptoms: Intriguing to consider the sartorius syndrome named after latin for tailor, "sartor", or some such. The old sewing machines required push pedals. Repetative peddling causes overuse and stress of a long strap muscle that runs from inside of knee, through mid high, and into the groin. With rest and avoidance of the inciting mechanical activity will likely resolve.. ...Read more
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