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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

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more