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What could be the problem? Should i take him to the doctors or wait a day and see if it goes away? My 3 year old woke up with pain in his upper leg and groin area there is no swelling or discoloration and i can't feel any abnormalities it hurt him if we t

What could be the problem? Should i take him to the doctors or wait a day and see if it goes away? My 3 year old woke up with pain in his upper leg and groin area there is no swelling or discoloration and i can't feel any abnormalities it hurt him if we t

Yes, : Yes, please take him immediately. Leg pain in children can be concerning for an infection, such as infection of his hip joint. Please take him immediately to his doctor, but if his doctor can't see him right away, or he has fever, continued pain, or can't walk on his leg then go to the er. ...Read more

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The region or crease between ...Read more


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Dvt in right leg INR 1.5 today having pain in back of head sharp throbbing and pain in upper thigh almost to groin area. Get checked?

Dvt in right leg INR 1.5 today having pain in back of head sharp throbbing and pain in upper thigh almost to groin area. Get checked?

Yes: Your INR is not yet at the level in which your blood is thin enough to break the clot, goal is 2-3. Please have an eval by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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I had a bad stomach flu 2 weeks ago, and ever since I have had a pain in my right upper thigh/groin area. Femoral area but no hernia lump. Infection?

I had a bad stomach flu 2 weeks ago, and ever since I have had a pain in my right upper thigh/groin area. Femoral area but no hernia lump. Infection?

Hernias : if you were coughing and straining it could be a hernia. The challenge is that a sac may not be palpable but you still could have a hernia. You will need a good exam by a doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Hurting in groin area?

Hurting in groin area?

Need an Exam: Please go see your physician. Pain is not going to be diagnosed on the internet. You need an exam. ...Read more

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Itching around groining area & what to do about it?

Itching around groining area & what to do about it?

Groin itching: This can be from eczema or a fungus. Try some otc cortisone cream twice a day for 2 weeks. If that doesn't help, try otc Lamisil (terbinafine) cream twice a day for one week. If that doesn't help, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a thin white line along the groin area?

Yes: It is common to have a white line where the abdominal wall joins the thigh. Strong ligaments cause indentation that can appear as a line. Yeast infection in that area appears more reddish and moist. ...Read more

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How to figure out what is this pain i'm getting in the groin area?

A good History/exam: Getting the idea of what started the symptoms and examining for muscle pain or a hernia will help explain most pain of this nature in your age group. ...Read more

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Its not painful but I have a feeling in my top right groin area that comes and goes?

Hard to tell.: You're not giving us much to go on! what kind of, "feeling"? Does anything make it start or stop? You might get yourself checked for a hernia and a general physical to try to narrow things down. ...Read more

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I have pain in my groin area when i lift something heavy, what could be the problem?

It could be many : Things, but my first thought is that you may have a hernia. See your pmd and get examined. If it becomes painful and doesn't improve, you may have an incarcerated or strangulated hernia, so you should go to the er. ...Read more

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What would cause secure pain in my groin area? When i bend forward i can't straighten up causing pain and it locks

Pain : Pain in the groin can be caused by a muscle pain such as sprain, by a hernia which would have a "bulge" present in the groin, or by intra-abdominal pain. If a patient continued to have severe pain, or had fever or vomiting, then they should contact their physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a vibrating-like sensation on my right groin area. It's intermittent, no pain, just annoying. What could it be?

I have a vibrating-like sensation on my right groin area. It's intermittent, no pain, just annoying. What could it be?

Muscle twitch?: Maybe it is a muscle fasciculation. There are muscles that are attached to the groin area, some of them are very large. When a uscle is undergoing a change in training, either more or less than normal, it will twitch, as it undergoes changes in nerve supply. This is benign. I cannot think of any serious or scary cause. ...Read more

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It's been 4 mnths i hv ringwrm near groin area.taking homopthic med..it again starts spreading when i scratch..what to do ?

It's been 4 mnths i hv ringwrm near groin area.taking homopthic med..it again starts spreading when i scratch..what to do ?

Antifungal: Keep area clean and dry. Avoid sugar (sugar feeds yeast) and if you're a diabetic, keep sugars under control. Grapefruit seed extract or oregano oil can be helpful natural antifungals to use orally or topically. In some cases an oral or topical antifungal medicine might need to be prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes boils at the groin area?

What causes boils at the groin area?

Boils: Boils are usually caused by staph bacteria. The bacteria often like warm, moist areas. Sometimes boils need to be lanced and/or treated with antibiotics to clear them. Using an antibacterial soap or wash may prove helpful for future eruptions. ...Read more