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Rower-hipflexor/groin/lowerback/upper glute pain.Swelling in groin area. Clicking sometimes.Have been resting for a week&icing but still in pain?

Rower-hipflexor/groin/lowerback/upper glute pain.Swelling in groin area. Clicking sometimes.Have been resting for a week&icing but still in pain?

Sacroiliac joint: A loose and subluxing sacroiliac joint (sij) of the pelvis can pop, cause sciatica, and pain that radiates to the low back, hip, and groin. Rowing, mopping, lifting while twisting, making beds, etc. Arouses painful ligament stretch of the sij; as does having sex in the missionary position. Any young female with this pain pattern should study the brighton criteria for joint hypermobility syndrome. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Swelling in the groin area after an angiogram, normal?

Swelling in the groin area after an angiogram, normal?

No: Groin swelling after an angiogram suggests that the blood vessel in the groin through which a catheter was passed to perform the angiogram had not been adequately sealed by long enough pressure over the needle hole in the blood vessel after the catheter was removed. The swelling represents bleeding in the groin from the puncture site in the blood vessel used fro the angiogram. ...Read more

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I have swelling in my groin area aqnd pain when i raise my leg .the pain is in the top of my leg ...reckon what this is?

I have swelling in my groin area aqnd pain when i raise my leg .the pain is in the top of my leg ...reckon what this is?

Hernia: The swelling in the groin can be an inguinal hernia, and the pain may increase with any movement or any heavy lifting or bending. Hernia can become very painful suddenly as the intestinal wall gets 'trapped", and that should be evaluated immediately. Avoiding heavy lifting may prevent this. Hernias typically are repaired surgically. ...Read more

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I have had some swelling in my groin area for about two days. I have not felt any pain and was wondering if I should see a doctor now.

I have had some swelling in my groin area for about two days.  I have not felt any pain and was wondering if I should see a doctor now.

Yes: Make appointment with your primary care provider to determine the nature of the swelling and manage it appropriately depending on the cause, Some swellings may be related to infection in the groin area. ...Read more

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Have pain and swelling groin area when doing exertion had a femoral hernia 3 years ago and then a full hysterectomy which caused problem with lymph ?

Have pain and swelling groin area when doing exertion had a femoral hernia 3 years ago and then a full hysterectomy  which caused problem with lymph ?

See a surgeon: You should see a general surgeon with experience with inguinal hernia repair for an exam. May need some tests as well. Could be a new, or recurrent hernia. Could also be a swollen lymph node. It could also be a hernia from the hysterectomy incision. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Hello, i,ve had small swellings on the groin area that are on and off, they sometimes are painful, when pressed they release puss and clear. HELP?

Hello,
i,ve had small swellings on the groin area that are on and off, they sometimes are painful, when pressed they release puss and clear. HELP?

EIC: It sounds like what your describing may be epidermal inclusion cysts. Check with your doc to make sure. They can be removed or drained surgically to give you lasting relief. Have them checked! Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Swelling and growling around groin area?

Swelling and growling around groin area?

Hernia?: An exam can tell this for sure. Infection or swollen lymph node can occur in the groin, but a loop of bowel in the groin can cause a growling noise ...Read more

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Can a hair bump in groin area caus lymph node swelling in upper right groin area?

Can a hair bump in groin area caus lymph node swelling  in upper right groin area?

Yes: Lymph nodes in the right groin area are associated with your legs and genital area. Any type of inflammation or infection in those areas can cause your groin lymph nodes to swell. If you have an ingrown hair bump in your groin that is inflamed, it could be the cause. Other causes can include a sexually transmitted disease or even cancer. See a health provider to be sure. ...Read more

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Swelling on right side of groin in pubic area?

Swelling on right side  of groin in pubic area?

Evaluation Needed: It could be anything from kidney stones to tumors to infection so an evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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Pain in lower groin area on a male ? Swelling and brused from injury, what can I do for it?

Consult your Doctor: You have a swelling, a bruise and pain.You need to consult your doctor to make syre there is nothing serious going on.Meanwhile if you have no vomiting, you can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin for pain. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more