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Bulge: Both groin hernias and muscle strains can cause groin pain (although the strain usually hurts more) and may be difficult to distinguish. However, groin strains will not cause a bulge in the groin, whereas hernias do. The bulge tends to protrude with exertion and recede when laying down. If in doubt, i recommend that you see a general surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more
I have a somewhat pulling in my groin area like a strained, or sprained muscle. I cannot get an erection. What is going on?
Age/site: Slipped capital femoral epiphysis usually occurs in overweight males between 7-11 where the top of the femur slides off it's growth plate (a soft new bone center where growth occurs). Groin sprain is in the muscle & can occur at any age,but most often adults who play weekend warriors and overdo it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you are asking: For yourself, and do not have any congenital issue, then it is not likely a slipped capital femoral epiphysis as this only occurs in pediatrics where the growth plates are still open. Some kids can have this, and, with kids being so tough, they may not be able to tell the difference. However, if they have pain in their hip, and it hasn't gone away, they will need an x ray w/good physical exam. ...Read more
What's a groin sprain compared to a hernia and where would it be in the testicle socket or below on preuim?
Here are some ...: Reviewing the onset, degree, duration, interval, pain distribution, related physical activities, etc. with a detailed sequence of events and the findings of physical exam most likely can provide a reasonable diagnosis - inguinal hernia or groin sprain. So, collect the described information and bring it to Doc so to deduce reasonable Dx for proposing reasonable care. Best wish ... ...Read more
The pinky blues: How to get rid of the "blues": ice 20 minutes on/20 minutes off during 1st week. After 1 week, heat or ice, whatever feels better. Arnica. Nsaids like Ibuprofen with food if your stomach's okay. Gentle stretching. If gets worse or not better in 2 weeks, see your doc. Hope your pinky's happy soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer