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Doctor insights on: My Groin Strain

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Can someone tell me how long will my groin strain take to heal?

Can someone tell me how long will my groin strain take to heal?

Simple Treatment: A sprain/strain is when a ligament/tendon is injured by overstretching. There may be minimal or quite a bit of damage to it. Inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, and swelling) occurs as a natural healing process. The key is minimize further damage while keeping the area flexible/mobile. Ice massage (24-36 hours), elevation, gentle rom, motrin/advil are the keys to maximize healing. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more


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How long will my groin muscle strain last?

2-3 weeks: And may be be more if the bone was attach to it. ...Read more

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How do you get a groin strain?

Now That's a Stretch: You get a groin strain by straining your groin.Oh,you mean HOW do you get it.First let's assume by groin you mean the muscles that attach to the insides of the highest point of your thighs.Muscles get strained by stretching too far or contracting too hard or repetitively for too long.Think of a dancer doing the splits or a guy running the hurdles or a weight trainer working the adductors too hard. ...Read more

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I've had a groin strain for 4 months what do I do?

Four months is: A long time for a groin strain to heal. Show it to a doctor to make sure that nothing else is going on, such as hernia. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a groin strain to heal?

How long is it supposed to it take for a groin strain to heal?

Fastest way: A sprain/strain is when a ligament/tendon is injured by overstretching. There may be minimal or quite a bit of damage to it. Inflammation (redness, warmth, tenderness, and swelling) occurs as a natural healing process. The key is minimize further damage while keeping the area flexible/mobile. Ice massage (24-36 hours), elevation, gentle rom, motrin/advil are the keys to maximize healing. ...Read more

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Symptoms of groin strain or hernia?

Usually pain: Especially on exertion. If it is a true inguinal hernia, you might also see a lump. If this lump becomes painful or tender, it is time to see surgeon for possible surgical repair. If it is just a strain, it should get better with rest and mild analgesics. ...Read more

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Please describethe symptom differences between groin strain and hernia?

Please describethe symptom differences between groin strain and hernia?

Sometimes they are: Very similar. A severe strain can fail to heal and progress to a hernia. Or it could heal without hernia formation. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if I have a hernia injury or a groin strain?

Lump: A hernia often has a lump associated with the area of pain. Physical exam is the best way to diagnose a groin hernia, but sometimes a variety of imaging studies are necessary depending on how bad the symptoms are. Best place to start is with a primary care provider. ...Read more