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How Long Will My Groin Muscle Strain Last
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
4-6 WEEKS: It may take a little longer though, depending on what you do on a daily basis that may keep the tissue from proper rest. Tough area to have an injury... ...Read more
A cremaster muscle strain takes long time to heal?Is it felt in groin?Ive pulled something i know but what's it neither doc/physical exam/usg reveals.
Other option: A sprain/strain is when a ligament/tendon is injured by overstretching. There may be minimal or quite a bit of damage to it. Inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, and swelling) occurs as a natural healing process. The key is minimize further damage while keeping the area flexible/mobile. Ice massage (24-36 hours), elevation, gentle rom, motrin/advil are the keys to maximize healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If cremaster muscle strain is causing pulling pain in groin an MRI cannot detect.What else an MRI cannot detect which might b causing groin pain?
For cremaster muscle strain placing hot water bottle on groin good?My doc said 2 use ice packs b'coz hot can effect spermatogenesis.Used cold it hurts
Differing Opinions: I am not sure why you would worry about a temporary diminishment of sperm production when you are hurting. Ice is good in an acute injury to diminish swelling. But, once swelling has occurred ice provides no benefit. Heat helps soften the muscle spasm and helps with some minor pain control. ...Read more
I fell and hurt my groin. I noticed a small lump that got a little smaller its like a size of a marble. Could it be a strain or pulled muscle ?
Likely a lymph node: You likely pulled a muscle and the small lump is a lymph node that came up as part of your body's response to injury. The fact that it is getting smaller is reassuring. It will likely resolve by itself. If it doesn't go away in a few weeks or starts getting bigger, you should see a doctor as it may imply an infection or even a tumor. ...Read more
Usually not surgery: If there is a mid substance tear, there is no surgical option. If there is an avulsion of bone at its insertion @ the pelvis there is a surgical option, depending on age ; activity level 1 needs 2 return 2. If not satisfied with an opinion, get a 2nd opinion. This is not a surgical emergency ; u have a couple of weeks window or a little longer. ...Read more
Inguinal hernia repair 35 years ago.Recently have discomfort.Could it just be muscle strain from exercising or is there a chance of recurrance?
Pulled muscle can: impact the function of other muscles, including the groin area. Your doctor can assess and refer to another professional to help if needed. Peace and good health. I see that you experience panic attacks. Please watch your self-talk so your mind does not run away w/problems that may or may not be the case. ...Read more