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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

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more


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Aching pain in left inside upper thigh and groin area. Sometimes radiates to left lower back area. No swelling.

Aching pain in left inside upper thigh and groin area.  Sometimes radiates to left lower back area.  No swelling.

Groin pain: Causes of groin pain include hernia, hip arthritis, tendonitis, nerve pain from spinal nerve impingement, inflamed lymph node, trauma, or pelvic organ inflammation. If it is radiating as you describe, you should have an exam by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have been having a pain in my upper back thigh and groin for a few days, but it appears that when I have a bowel movement, the pain goes away.

I have been having a pain in my upper back thigh and groin for a few days, but it appears that when I have a bowel movement, the pain goes away.

Back pain: And related pain. Please see your doc ASAP. There are a number of possible causes for this, kidney stone and hernia being a few. It is very important to see your doctor, especially because there may be a blockage somewhere and the sooner it is treated the better. ...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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Got bites inner thigh near groin, how do I treat?

Got bites inner thigh near groin, how do I treat?

Bites: Keep area clean and dry, You could put some topical antibiotic on spots if red. Topical corticosteroid if itchy and oral Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itch if needed. If worsening redness with therapy get treated. ...Read more

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I have pain that starts in my groin and travels down the front of my thigh?

I have pain that starts in my groin and travels down the front of my thigh?

Multiple: Possibilities. However, your doctor might check your lumbar spine for sciatica, hip arthritis or a hernia in the groin. Hope it gets well. ...Read more

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I have groins my both thighs since small. Are painful or troublesome but I have are cancer?

I have groins my both thighs since small.  Are painful or troublesome but I have are cancer?

Unclear: I wish I knew exactly what you were talking about so I could help you. Unfortunately, I do not know what you are saying or asking. Please clarify and resubmit and I will be happy to help you. ...Read more

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The area near the groin on thighs has become black. Used to itch a lot earlier. How can the skin be normalized?

The area near the groin on thighs has become black.  Used to itch a lot earlier. How can the skin be normalized?

Itch : Skin that has been scratched for a long time may develop post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This improves overtime providing the itch is gone. If there is no improvement then see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can a groin injury add fat to the inner thighs? After having a groin injury I've noticed that I have more fat in that area

Can a groin injury add fat to the inner thighs? After having a groin injury I've noticed that I have more fat in that area

My hunch is that: You may be interpreting swollen tissue as fatty tissue? When trauma or injury occurs, inflammation develops. And one of the inflammatory processes is the production of fluid in and around the injured tissues. This extra fluid expands tissues; the tissue feels softer, more fleshy. While not exactly the same consistency as fat, it is similar. Allow healing (don't over exert), have patience:) ...Read more

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I have a bad itching in my groin area, in my inner upper thighs. What should I do and what should I apply to reduce the itching?

I have a bad itching in my groin area, in my inner upper thighs. What should I do and what should I apply to reduce the itching?

See Dermatologist: Most people will diagnose their groin rash or itching as a fungal infection and treat themselves with otc antifungal creams. However, not all groin rashes are caused by fungus. Some rashes can be caused by irritation or allergic reaction to underwear or skin care products. Others may be caused by bacteria. If you have tried otc products unsuccessfully it may be time to consult your dermatologist. ...Read more

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Excruciatingly painful shooting pains in upper inner thigh/groin. Lasts 60-90 seconds, intermittent but gaining frequency over 4 days. Ends suddenly.

Excruciatingly painful shooting pains in upper inner thigh/groin. Lasts 60-90 seconds, intermittent but gaining frequency over 4 days. Ends suddenly.

Neuropathic pain.: If you have recent injury to your back from a fall or lifting very heavyweight or sudden jerk, you may have "slippedDisc" and it may be pressing on the Sciatic Nerve and in certain position causing Sharp Shooting pain. Try Anti Inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen and Applying Ice.
Get examined if not improved by this week end.
I am not aware of any other medical condition that you may have. ...Read more

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Groin and thigh pain. What might it be?

Usually the hip: The hip joint will cause pain in the groin and radiate down the front of the thigh especially with weight bearing or rotating the leg bone.
Inguinal hernias or other local pathology in the groin can also cause pain to radiate into the thigh. ...Read more

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Discoloration on inside of thigh near groin that burns?

Could be fungal: "Jock itch" or tinea cruris is a fungal infection in the groin that is itchy or painful. Please see your dermatologist for appropriate diagnosis and management of this condition. ...Read more

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Have a dull pain on inner thigh near groin. What could it be?

Have a dull pain on inner thigh near groin. What could it be?

?Hernia ?Back Disc: Sometimes small hernias in the groin will push on nerves very early, before you can feel a lump, and cause the kind of pain that you're describing. Another possibility is a herniated disc in your back, pressing on the nerves to go to these areas. You need to see a physician to sort this out, may need x-rays, and perhaps even a referral to a specialist. Good luck and get well soon! ...Read more

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I have pain in my thigh, groin and outer leg. When lying down?

I have pain in my thigh, groin and outer leg. When lying down?

Musculoskeletal : Pain in hip, groin & anterior thigh in fiftyish female might be a sciatica variant. Sciatica is a pain pattern with different causes. Lumbar impingement of sciatic nerve roots characteristically causes radiation down buttock. Sacroiliac joint (sij) hypermobility characteristically causes radiation to groin. Fluoroscopic guided diagnostic block of sij can be diagnostic. See physiatrist. ...Read more

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When I do yoga my inner thigh pops in the groin area. Is this a problem?

Potential: It indicates that the ligaments or tendons are too loose or out of balance. Good deep body work like rolfing, or myofascial release, or heller work would be helpful. Also, good quality acupuncture, preferably five element style. ...Read more

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Itching around my groin area (inner thigh) Medication? What could be the cause?

Itching around my groin area (inner thigh) Medication? What could be the cause?

Can't tell: There are many potential causes for a rash. If you are having abdominal discomfort at the same time, it may just be from a viral infection. Try hydrocortisone cream to see if it helps. If problem persists >2 weeks, may need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you treat bumps that randomly show up in my groin area, and inner thigh area?

How do you treat bumps that randomly show up in my groin area, and inner thigh area?

Diagnose First: The word bumps is not in any way descriptive enough to give you any valid medical answer. But, in general treatment comes after diagnosis, not before. ...Read more

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I have a painful hard knot in my left thigh right beside my groin. What could it be?

See your doctor: You may have a mass or an abscess and both need treatment. See your doctor if you need a biopsy or an incise and drain with antibiotic prescription. ...Read more

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Butterfly pose pain r thigh going into groin. Unable to stretch out. What could it be?

Butterfly pose pain r thigh going into groin. Unable to stretch out. What could it be?

Strain of adductors: Sounds like you might have a strain of your hip adductor muscles or tendons. Moist heat to area, antiinflammatory use and avoiding activities that aggrevate it should help. If no better in 7-10 days or worse, please see your doctor. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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I am 27 years old male. Pain in inner thighs and in buttocks while sitting and in groin as well.?

Several possibilitie: Your complaint warrants evaluation by a specialist. The pain may be originating from your back or from the hip itself. Femoroacetabular impingement can present with the symptoms described. ...Read more

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I've noticed over the years that my skin and groin began to itch and my armpits and thighs became darker?

I've noticed over the years that my skin and groin began to itch and my armpits and thighs became darker?

Check your : Blood sugar, pre-diabetes or early diabetes may be a cause, see your primary doctor for routine check, if everything is fine you may want to see a dermatologist, best wishes ...Read more

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What to do if for the past week or so I've had an irritating itch on my inner thigh near the groin area, the skin is dry and?

What to do if for the past week or so I've had an irritating itch on my inner thigh near the groin area, the skin is dry and?

Contact dermatitis: Check to see if there has been a change in laundry detergent or your underwear is rubbing for some reason. ...Read more

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Lumps, sometimes painful and puss filled that are recurring. Mostly top of thighs and groin, and in different places within the area?

Hidradenitis suppura: Perhaps you're referring to hidradenitis suppurativa? Check out http://www.Mayoclinic. Com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818. Then go see your famiy doctor for diagnosis & treatment, referral if necessary. Good luck! ...Read more

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I found a small hard but moveable ball like thing on my right uppwr thigh close to my groin area. I need to know if its something serious.

Go to a doctor : You need to be evaluated on person. This, mmay be nothing or something. You may need a biopsy to find out for sure. ...Read more

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Some gland on right side groin is very hard. It's above the thigh to the right of groin. What is it? Should i be concerned? I'm a 50yr male.

Cannot diagnose: This sounds like a node in the inguinal chain, but any mass which feels hard should be seen and examined by a doctor, and if necessary biopsied. This is particularly true if it appears not to be mobile and fixed to underlying tissue. ...Read more