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I've had groin pain come and go twice in the last week, each episode lasted a few days. About a week ago i was standing and talking and suddenly had a weird pain in my groin. It progressively got worse throughout the day. I couldn't walk without limping

I've had groin pain come and go twice in the last week, each episode lasted a few days. About a week ago i was standing and talking and suddenly had a weird pain in my groin.  It progressively got worse throughout the day.  I couldn't walk without limping

Another : Another possibility, although you mentioned that you did not think this was related to exercise, is that this could also be the sportman's hernia or sports hernia, gilmore's groin or groin disruption, is a medical condition of the groin affecting athletes. Following physical activity, the person may be stiff and sore, the following day, getting out of bed or a car may be difficult. Any exertion that increases intra-abdominal pressure, such as coughing, sneezing, or sporting activity can cause pain. In the early stages, the person may be able to continue playing their sport, but the problem usually gets progressively worse.

As pain in the groin and pelvis can be referred from a number of problems, including injuries to the lumbar spine, the hip joint, the sacro-iliac joint, the abdomen, and the genito-urinary system, diagnosis of athletic pubalgia requires skillful differentiation and pubic examination in certain cases where there is intense groin pain. ...Read more

Nerve (Definition)

The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more


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I feel groin pain.I becomes hot.I could not walk well.

I feel groin pain.I becomes hot.I could not walk well.

You need to be seen: By your doctor, who can examine you, get a detailed history and then start treating you.
It sounds like you may be having an infection resulting in the swelling/pain/inability to walk.
Good luck. ...Read more

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When I walk For abit I eventually get groin pain?

When I walk For abit I eventually get groin pain?

Here are some ...: Tour described sequence of events suggests groin pain is related with physical activities so it's logical to look into the possible disorders of regional joints, muscles, & nerves. But to reach the bottom of concerns, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, progress, & resolution of groin pain to the doc for analysis + physical exam + tests as needed so deduce Dx for.. ...Read more

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Why am I getting a sudden groin pain whenever I walk, stand, or sit down?

Why am I getting a sudden groin pain whenever I walk, stand, or sit down?

See your doctor: It could be your ligaments stretching. This does happen in order to accomodate the baby's passage through the vaginal canal. But you should get evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have groin pain walking, sitting, climbing stairs & wakens me at night, what could be causing it?

Could be Hip or...: Pain laterally & upper thigh where you would think of your hip joint being can be bursitis of the hip. Aching deep groin pain can be a pblm w/ the ball & socket of the hip joint on that side. You would also think of a lower abdomen/groin hernia, or a strained muscle with an attachment in the groin, of which there are many. Start w a physical exam (hernia) and progress to xray of the pelvis/hip. ...Read more

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Last yr i had an angiogram and now have severe groin pain where catheter was inserted. Cant walk due to pain.

Urgent Medical Need: This is abnormal. The fact that the pain is so severe that you cannot walk tells me you need to be seen by your physician urgently. ...Read more

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Groin pain on the right side, when starting off with the right leg, seems to ease up as i keep walking, most painful putting on my sock, pulling my?

Muscle strain: the good news is that it improves with motion: the bad news is that you pulled one of several muscles in the groin area and must be examined. ...Read more

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Hi, my right ovary hurts and I have very bad groin pain. It hurts when i walk, sit, or lay down. I had hernia test, was negative, what could it be?

Inguinal pain: This could still be a hernia. It is difficult to diagnose an inguinal hernia in females, however they are not uncommon. Be sure to see an experienced general surgeon if the symptoms continue or worsen. It is important to have a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate the pelvis to rule out gynecological pathology. ...Read more

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My knee has been like prefab.There were detaching problem.Latter on weaken my left leg.Know i feel pain while walking.Now associated with groin pain.

My knee has been like prefab.There were detaching problem.Latter on weaken my left leg.Know i feel pain while walking.Now associated with groin pain.

Knee Problems: When the knee is troublesome, the whole leg from hip to foot gets involved. See an orthopedist to checked out. Probably need some time with a physical therapist to work on strength and gait and cause. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Front of left hip/groin pain during running, no pain when walking, decreased my miles for 2 weeks no change in pain anything i can try to relieve pain?

Front of left hip/groin pain during running, no pain when walking, decreased my miles for 2 weeks no change in pain anything i can try to relieve pain?

See an Ortho surgeon: For a proper history/examination and xrays/scans to be properly diagnosed.
Take some Naproxen or Ibuprofen for the pain. The fact that you have no pain with walking, only with running, it probably is not arthritis or its minimal .
A cause in the back can also be excluded. ...Read more

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Was sitting for prolonged time on my computer suddenly a groin pain hit me.. Dull ache in groin area and little bit lower abdomen.. Bit hurts to walk?

Was sitting for prolonged time on my computer suddenly a groin pain hit me.. Dull ache in groin area and little bit lower abdomen.. Bit hurts to walk?

Muscle spasm?: It could be a muscle spasm
Which would be the most likelyIt can also represent hernia. This would be typically associated with a bulge in the area that is larger with standing and coughing. If severe, or unrelenting, see your primary are doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hip/groin pain clicking noise. It feels like my muscle/tendon gets stuck when walking. Also causing knee pain. Painful to walk. What could it be?

Hip/groin pain clicking noise. It feels like my muscle/tendon gets stuck when walking. Also causing knee pain. Painful to walk. What could it be?

Have it evaluated.: Locking and clicking are signs of soft tissue or meniscus damage. This needs to be evaluated and treated by a specialist to possibly prevent future complications. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose an Acetabular Labral Tear? Groin pain worse at night mostly in bed sleeping. At times I have to place hand on hip/groin to walk

How do you diagnose an Acetabular Labral Tear?  Groin pain worse at night mostly in bed sleeping.  At times I have to place hand on hip/groin to walk

MRI and scope surg--: ery by an Orthopedist who does them regularly. You do need a thorough exam to ensure its not simple arthritis or pain from your back causing all this. I am wondering how you thought of Acetabular labral tear, as in the procedures you haven't mentioned a MRI??
Good Luck. ...Read more

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Seen doc said sprang muscle gave muscle relaxers no relief. Severe lower back, left hip, left buttock, left thigh, left groin pain, trouble walking ?

More med. muscle...: It could be that a muscle relaxer alone just doesn't have the punch to take the pain and inflammation away. You might seek a concierge visit with a back specialist. ...Read more

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Dull right ab + groin pain, walk with limp. Constant fever, malaise, back+neck pain, tingling in hands and feet and buttock pain. Dx? Bloods clear.

See a rheumatologist: You describe pain in multiple joints. Multiple causes of diffuse joint pains need to be ruled out and then appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Have this ache when I walk for abit I will get a groin ache and will have to limp. Feels fine when not walking on it been 3 weeks could be hernia?

Need a physical exam: with a doctor. Cannot tell here what may cause your groin discomfort. Could be a swollen lymph gland, a muscle strain or injury, or a hernia, etc. Needs a physical exam to tell. ...Read more

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Groin ache only when walking and comes on from walking for abit it just isn't going even after rest. I limp of it hurts to push of and lift leg?

Groin strain: Groin strains can be tough to manage. Resting the area and anti inflammatory medications can help. There is always the chance you may a hernia in your groin area, so best to have the area assessed and treated by a doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can the obturator nerve cause groin pain?

Can the obturator nerve cause  groin pain?

Yes: Patients with obturator nerve injury have possible numbness and pain radiating to their inner thigh. Adduction thigh weakness can occur (ability to move the thighs together), which causes gait and posture instability. ...Read more

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Can pinched nerve cause groin pain?Hve pain in back close to kidney, bum down bk leg and groin.Any remedy besides meds?Dr after physical said sciatica

Can pinched nerve cause groin pain?Hve pain in  back close to kidney, bum down bk leg and groin.Any remedy besides meds?Dr after physical said sciatica

Yes It Can: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more

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Can the obturator nerve cause right groin pain somehow?

Yes: Impingement of the nerve by an abnormal muscle or scar tissue or a stretch of the nerve can produce a burning type pain in the groin or on the front of the thigh. Not an easy diagnosis to make, though. ...Read more

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Can a problem with the obturator nerve cause right groin pain?

Can a problem with the obturator nerve cause right groin pain?

Yes: Obturator is a hip stabilizing muscle. It helps rotate the leg outward. The sciatic nerve can be involved with obturator problems. Stretching may help, but seek professional help before you get permanant nerve damage. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


Groin Pain (Definition)

Groin pain refers to discomfort in the area where the abdomen ends ...Read more