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Inguinal Ligament Pain
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
What is the best way to visually see the status of an inguinal ligament injury that is 9 months old and not healed yet?
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
Is it possible to tighten ones inguinal ligament, to overcome the "old man basketball" shape of the lower abdomen?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
After abs exercises noted tightness above left inguinal ligament. This is progressive & muscle remains tight on breathing. No urinary/stool problems?
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
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
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
I'm 30w pregnant. My physical therapst says pelvis is off causing my sacroiliac +groin ligament pain. Will aligning my pelvis with a belt really help?
Probably not: I doubt you can 'align your pelvis' with a belt. Particularly if you're pregnant. ...Read more
Right sided groin pain radiating to my upper thigh, hurts really bad, 3 days late for period could it be ligament pains?
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
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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