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Left inguinal ligament pain, is this hydrosalpinx or iud?

Left inguinal ligament pain, is this hydrosalpinx or iud?

Probably neither: Most hydrosalpinx are asymptomatic; women sometimes report pain with iud but it's mostly uterine cramping or back pain. I'd consider other possibilities. ...Read more

Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more


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Can an inguinal ligament pull cause slight enlargement of inguinal lymph nodes?

Can an inguinal ligament pull cause slight enlargement of inguinal lymph nodes?

Lymph nodes: What's more likely is you are 'noticing' your lymph nodes now that you've sustained an injury. These 'groin' lymph nodes are almost always slightly enlarged to some degree because of bowel function. Poop is loaded with bacteria, and with daily BMs, the immune system stays on alert to prevent any complications from normal biological function. To be sure-have a MD check these out at your next visit. ...Read more

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Is the inguinal ligament connected to the scrotum in males?

Is the inguinal ligament connected to the scrotum in males?

NO: Inguinal ligament is not connected to scrotum , testis descends from rctroperitonial abdominal cavity into scrotum in front of inguinal ligament with out any ' connection ' ...Read more

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What is the best way to visually see the status of an inguinal ligament injury that is 9 months old and not healed yet?

What is the best way to visually see the status of an inguinal ligament injury that is 9 months old and not healed yet?

Injury: Not that I am suggesting that it needs to be seen, this should be a decision of your doctors. But the best test to visualize a ligament would be an mri. ...Read more

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I have an almond sized lump along/on my inguinal ligament. It moves left right easily but doesn't move up down. Is this node considered mobile/benign?

I have an almond sized lump along/on my inguinal ligament. It moves left right easily but doesn't move up down. Is this node considered mobile/benign?

The connective: tissue in the groin area runs parallel to the inguinal ligament chain. That makes the lymph nodes more mobile sideways than up and down. Movability of a lymph node makes it, by definition, mobile. Generally, mobile lymph nodes are benign. Things to watch out for include further enlargement, loss of mobility, lymph node swelling in other areas of the body. ( This isn't an inclusive list.) ...Read more

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Is it possible to tighten ones inguinal ligament, to overcome the "old man basketball" shape of the lower abdomen?

Is it possible to tighten ones inguinal ligament, to overcome the "old man basketball" shape of the lower abdomen?

Not Avise do exercis: That type of surgery will not accomplish your problem. Exercise with muscle toning could help. This will strengthen the abdominal muscles and give you a better appearance. ...Read more

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Grade2 Spondylolisthesis of L5/S1& spina bifida occulta. Low back pain on right. Sharp moving pain along inguinal ligament? GP palpation normal

Need surg consult: A Grade 2 Spondylolisthesis definitely needs to be evaluated and treated by an orthopaedic or neurosurgeon who specializes in spinal surgery. You are just on the border of requiring spinal surgery, i.e. a fusion, with a Grade 2 slip. The inguinal pain may/may not be related to the back. Time to see your surgeon for an up-to-date evaluation ...Read more

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Grade2 Spondy L5/S1& spina bifida occulta. Low back pain on right. What would cause sharp moving pain along inguinal ligament? GP palpation normal

Grade2 Spondy L5/S1& spina bifida occulta. Low back pain on right. 
What would cause sharp moving pain along inguinal ligament? 
GP palpation normal

Inguinal ligament: Maybe the ligament itself is injured? But there is no pain with palpation? It is not likely to be from your lower back spondylosis. That would be more likely to affect your feet and calves. Here is some info about the inguinal ligament: http://sportsmedicine.answers.com/other-injuries/injuries-to-the-inguinal-ligament ...Read more

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Why does my upper groin ligament snapping?

Why does my upper groin ligament snapping?

Pelvic joints: Sound emanates from symphysis pubis and sacroiliac joint. When ligaments that hold pelvic joints together are damaged and lose their inherent tethering strength the pelvic joints subluxes; one bone moves over the other. Sometimes sudden sounds are generated. ...Read more

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Is it normal for inguinal ligaments to be of unequal size? When I tense my abdomen the right one is more pronounced. I am quite thin.

Is it normal for inguinal ligaments to be of unequal size?  When I tense my abdomen the right one is more pronounced.  I am quite thin.

Physical Exam: 56 year old gentleman noticing asymmetry of his inguinal region. This asymmetry may indicate that you are noticing a direct inguinal hernia. Please visit your physician for a physical exam and referral. A direct inguinal hernia is a protrusion of abdominal contents through the transversals fascia. Your MD will be able to tell you if you have a hernia or other physical exam finding. Good luck. ...Read more

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Small lump possibly on my groin ligament? Uncomfortable/painful to rub on but no pain in movement. Had lots of pain after soccer tournament months ago

Stop groining...: Although there are several conditions that cause lumps in the area you describe, it most likely a groin ligament pull or tear. This can take some time to resolve. To remove all doubt, have it evaluated either by your family doctor or enlist the services of a Healthtap concierge specialist. ...Read more

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Right sided groin pain radiating to my upper thigh, hurts really bad, 3 days late for period could it be ligament pains?

Right sided groin pain radiating to my upper thigh, hurts really bad, 3 days late for period could it be ligament pains?

Could be or could be: Other causes , you should r/o pregnancy as ectopic sometiems could cause pain like that or an ovarian cyst or a hernia of the groin, you should see your gyn asap or the er for an exam blood work and an ultrasound to start out with. ...Read more

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What kind of ligament tear can trigger pain in right lower quadrant of abdomen and right groin and right epididymis that travels to right thigh?

Pain in groin: First exclude infections, hernia and stones. The psoas, gracilis, adductor thigh muscles and others can be responsible or it can be referred from other types of structural conditions. See http://www.Physioadvisor.Com.Au/9858850/referred-pain-hip-groin-groin-injuries-hip.Htm for more areas. ...Read more

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I am 3 days post manual stimulation with no ejaculation and since the I have had diffuse sharp pain around my inguinal ligament. Any help? ibuprofen?

I am 3 days post manual stimulation with no ejaculation and since the I have had diffuse sharp pain around my inguinal ligament. Any help? ibuprofen?

Rest: Ibuprofen will help with pain and inflammation. I suggest a "sexual vacation": no masturbation for 3 days ( sure...you can!)- If related to unprotected sexual intercourse- get examined and tested for STDs. Force fluids ( 8-10 glasses of water daily ). ...Read more

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How do I treat inflamed ligaments?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression and elevation. Depending on the joint, wold determine what type of splint to utilize, and what freedom of motion allowable to permit healing. Another helpful measure, if allowable given the medical condition, would be a trial of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication such as ibuprofen, naproxen, or Etodolac whether over the counter or prescribed. Patience is important. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ligament?

What is the definition or description of: ligament?

A ligament is: A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one with no ligament attachments? ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more