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What causes groin pain in women? Where is their groin?

What causes groin pain in women? Where is their groin?

Many Causes: Women may experience groin pain due to a condition of the genitals or reproductive organs. Pain can also radiate into the groin from a condition of the hip, lower spine, pelvis, kidney, bladder, or colon. ...Read more

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Obesity (Definition)

Having too much body fat. It is different from being overweight, which means weighing too much. The weight may come from muscle, bone, fat, and/or body water. Both terms mean that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for ...Read more


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Is there groin pain in women?

Is there groin pain in women?

Absolutely: Women may experience groin pain due to a condition of the genitals or reproductive organs. Pain can also radiate into the groin from a condition of the hip, lower spine, pelvis, kidney, bladder, or colon. ...Read more

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How to treat groin pain in women right side?

How to treat groin pain in women right side?

Diagnose: It would center completely on the cause/diagnosis, which a detailed exam and possibly further studies can determine. There are many possible causes and the treatments would generally be different. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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Groin pain right side female 51 had pain 4months goes down thigh into knee?

Groin pain right side female 51 had pain 4months goes down thigh into knee?

Hernia Pain?: A hernia occurs when the tough connective tissue that completely covers our bodies (under the fatty layer) develops a weakness or true hole and the stuff inside bulges out. If you are having pain, it means that the area had some injury. If there is a bulging and it does not reduce easily, then you need to see your doctor. Otherwise, Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) should help reduce the pain. ...Read more

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What could be the reason for lower abdomen and groin pain in 57 year old woman?

What could be the reason for lower abdomen and groin pain in 57 year old woman?

See a Provider: Low abdominal pain could be trouble for a 57 year old woman. Please take her to a provider who can check her pelvic structures and colon. Kidney stones can also cause this type of pain. She needs a work up now! ...Read more

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What are possible causes for transient sharp stabbing groin pain in a female with no history of DVT or this type of pain.?

What are possible causes for transient sharp stabbing groin pain in a female with no history of DVT or this type of pain.?

Pulled Muscle: I agree with dr. Wolf's comprehensive list of possible causes of groin pain. Although less likely, I would also include a pulled groin muscle as a possibility. These tend to occur following rigorous exercise +/- lifting and respond well to rest, ice, and anti-inflammatories. ...Read more

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60 yo woman vomiting during bowel movements occasionally now 3 times in 24 hours. Thigh & groin pain a fairly new symptom. Thank you.

60 yo woman vomiting during bowel movements occasionally now 3 times in 24 hours. Thigh & groin pain a fairly new symptom. Thank you.

Bowel obstruction?: Could be a bowel obstruction from a hernia. She need to go to an acute care facility such as ER for a medical evaluation as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I'm obese and I have excessive pigmentation on my underarms and groin. How do I get my skin back to normal? I have it since I was a teenager. Thanks!

I'm obese and I have excessive pigmentation on my underarms and groin. How do I get my skin back to normal? I have it since I was a teenager. Thanks!

Acanthosis nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans is a brown to black, poorly defined, velvety hyperpigmentation of the skin. Common affected areas include the neck, underarms, and groin. This is usually seen in people under age 40 with obesity as well as conditions such as hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism, acromegaly, polycystic ovary disease, insulin-resistant diabetes, or cushing's disease. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Brown rash exactly where my testicles lay in groin area, on both inner thighs. No itching. Hygenic/not obese. What is this and how did I get it?

Brown rash exactly where my testicles lay in groin area, on both inner thighs. No itching. Hygenic/not obese. What is this and how did I get it?

This can be a: fungal infection, bacterial infection, or postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, either wasy you should see a dermatologist for the correct diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Sweat on my back, under my breasts, my groin, vagina, & behind my knees as soon as I go outside? Not obese. 114 ibs and I'm 5'4 age 17 no thyroid prob

Sweat on my back, under my breasts, my groin, vagina, & behind my knees as soon as I go outside? Not obese. 114 ibs and I'm 5'4 age 17 no thyroid prob

Summertime!: I'm not sure what the temp was In Philly today, but we hit 95 degrees and heat advisory in Kentucky. The heat combined with the humidity triggers our bodies to sweat which helps cool the skin and this cool our core body temperature. This experience sounds like " normal sweating" to me. If you have night sweats combined with weight loss, see your physician! ...Read more

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Low groin pain in my husband?

Low groin pain in my husband?

Possible hernia: May be a hernia so go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I take for groin pain?

What can I take for groin pain?

Groin pain: It depends on what the cause is, but if it is due to a muscle strain or ligament injury you should rest from vigorous activity for 2 weeks and take an anti-inflammatory medication like advil (ibuprofen) or
aleve. If there is a bulge in the area of pain, you would need a medical evaluation to check for a hernia. ...Read more

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Help! What could be causing my groin pain?

Help! What could be causing my groin pain?

Hip or hernia: The most common conditions would be a hernia, soft tissue injury around the hip, or a problem in the hip itself such as a labral tear or femoroacetabular impingement. See a specialist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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What usually is the cause of somebody's groin pain?

Depends-Need More: It would depend on associated factors. If you are very active, it could be a muscle strain. If there are lumps/bumps in the area, it could be lymph nodes associated with infection. Pain could be referred from reproductive organs, back, or hip. Timing of the pain could indicate a possible cause. There is just not enough information. ...Read more

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Left side groin pain feels like kicked in the balls, why?

Pain: If the pain is sudden in onset, and you think is bothering you a lot then you might need to get it checked out. It could be most commonly secondary to musculoskeletal reasons, but an abdominal infection could also be a concern Every thing depends upon the whole clinical picture. ...Read more

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Can hemerroids cause groin pain?

Not usually: Hemorrhoids usually either cause rectal pain, itching or bleeding. Rarely causes groin pain. ...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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Is groin pain a sign of hiv?

Is groin pain a sign of hiv?

Not generally: Hiv disease can produce nearly anything since with profound immune deficiency it leads to numerous other medical problems. But in and by itself it should not cause groin pain. If you think you may have been exposed to hiv, however, you should be tested. ...Read more

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Groin pain a sign of period?

Inguinal ; anterior: Thigh pain can occur when menstruating in some women. ...Read more

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Does hernia groin pain come and go?

Does hernia groin pain come and go?

It often does: There is a hole in the muscle layers of the abdominal wall and a sac is coming through it. When you cough, lift or strain, the sac is 'puffed up' by the abdominal pressure, and it puts pressure on the muscles. The muscles can pull apart more from this pressure and give symptoms similar to a muscle strain. The severity will come and go. Best to see a surgeon before more trouble can occur. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hip/groin pain?

Nonspecific: This is a nonspecific complaint which could be due to several possibilities such as groin pull, arthritis, hernia, pinched nerve, etc. If you've had a recent injury, it would be reasonable to treat with rest, ice, anti-inflammatories, but if symptoms are persistent or severe then see a physician. ...Read more

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Could enlarged prostate cause groin pain?

Could enlarged prostate cause groin pain?

No, ...: Prostate-related pain is usually at perineum, penis, & lower back. Groin pain is usually related with backache as referring pain, hip joint disease, or inguinal hernia, or some disorders inside scrotum itself. But, generally speaking, prostate enlargement itself is painless. ...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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How to get rid of groin pain after I fall?

Get evaluation: If you have pain in the groin following an injury, you need to be evaluated to make sure you do not have a fracture involving the hip. ...Read more

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Help please? What is causing my hip/groin pain?

Many things can...: Many different conditions can cause hip / groin pain. Just a few in your age group include : early arthritis (femoroacetabular impingement), hip labral tears, referred pain from a lumbar disc injury, inguinal hernias, adductor muscle strain, "pubalgia", and many others. See your md for evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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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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What can I do to address groin pain radiating to buttocks?

Evaluation: This can be a sign of vascular disease with gluteal claudication. Especially in a smoker. ...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

Groin Pain (Definition)

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


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more