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My Groin Hurts When I Cough
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
Pressure in left groin. Doesnt hurt to lift, bend, or cough. No bulge or pain just feels like pressure. Could it be an ingunial hernia still?
I think I may have 2 hernias on my groin area from heavy lifting the knots are sore to touch but do not hurt when I cough or strain. Still hernias?'
I have been sick for 2 weeks. I have a cough, swollen lymph nodes on the right side of my neck, sinus pressure and my left groin hurts. I have no ins.
Swollen gland: Likely what you are describing is something called lymphadenopathy, which is swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. This can lead to pain and can be aggravated by movement, depending on the location of the swollen lymph node. Generally speaking, most lymphadenopathy is caused by infectious processes. This could be viral or bacterial. If it is bacterial, the antibiotics can help.Try advil (ibuprofen) too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excruciating pain in right side of groin.Dull,sharp pain before.Now hurts to cough,clear throat,talk, walk,etc.Had surgery for hernia in 07. Thoughts?
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Possible pelvic inf: If it hurts when you cough move or bounce you could have a pelic or lower abdominal infection, this is serious enough to go see your family Doctor or Gyn and get treated, a young women could develop a tubal problem even if symptoms go away on there own so don't worry but do the right thing and see your Doctor, please! ...Read more
It s been 2 days since i have this pain in my groin left side while walking there is no lump and i did the cough test there is nothing what to do ?
Muscle strain: 19 yo male w. two days of groin pain likely has acute muscle strain of graecelis or sartorius muscle. Heat, rest, and topical cannabis lotion can help to resolve. A doctor is needed to rule out occult hernia. If there is pain at rest, progressively increasing pain, or fever then urgent evaluation is necessitated. ...Read more