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Why Does My Groin Pop
Not sure: I've never had anyone complain of groin popping. Hips or knees may pop. Ligaments or tendons may pop or snap. Let me tell you that popping/snapping is not a specific symptom that indicates where the problem is or what it is. It is audible and definitely draws attention, but in the absence of other symptoms, namely pain, limitation in the range of motion, it may be nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Click: The noise could come from hip joint, but can also come from tendons or ligaments. Although you click do you have other symptoms? Pain swelling etc. ...Read more
Tendon: Snapping hip syndrome is a common phenomenon where the iliopsoas tendon snaps over a normal prominence on the upper end of your femur or leg bone. ...Read more
Why does my groin area click or pop when I open my leg outward? And should I be worried about it if I constantly pop my groin as much as cracking my knuckles?
Evaluation needed: You may have a loose body in your hip joint or a slipped growth center. Further evaluation by a physician, preferable orthopaedic is advisable. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I had a soft, fluid filled bump next to my groin area. After popping it, I noticed that a hole had developed and now it won't heal.?
When I get in a position that I can't extend my body normally, it feels like its popping outta place, above my groin like in my pelvis area.?
Stretching: I think you need to stretch more and work on your flexibility. ...Read more
Push it back: You have a defect in the fibromuscular wall of your abdominal cavity. Your intestine is pushing its way into the opening and you can push it back inside. Eventually you will need this fixed as there is a small risk of strangulation or twisting of the intestine doing this. Surgery will close the defect and prevent the protrusion. ...Read more
Tendons: Popping is usually tendons and ligaments slipping over bones. Could also be your hip socket popping in and out. Because it is painful have it evaluated. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain from my right knee shooting up to my groin feels like knee is popping as well that comes and goes. Should I seek attention?
Yes: You may benefit from seeing an osteopathic physician for consult. S/he can do a full osteopathic examination, and do a musculoskeletal examination of your knees and lower extremities are doing, and how stable your knee is in relation to your hips, pelvis, and lower back. The problem may be affecting your knees secondarily from somewhere else. Time to get relief, and get treated. ...Read more
Popping sound on lifting your knee to your stomach is harmless. You may continue your exercise routine.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
The popping noise comes from the inside of my groin near my leg joint I hear it mostly when I move leg side to side knee turning outwards cause?
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If standing, I cross r leg over l and point toes to floor. When moving back to normal position, I hear/feel popping sensation in my groin. Any ideas?
Likely no problem.: You might have som crepitus, or crackling in your hip joint from joint ends grinding together. This can be a sign of arthritis, especially if you are older or did a lot with your joints, I would watch for arthritis in the future if I were you, but right now it is likely due to the unusual thing you are doing with your leg (s). Try not to get into these kinds of habits. ...Read more
What could cause the lymph nodes in my neck and groin to be swollen for a month and little red bumps popping up everywhere?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Husband has groin hernia he keeps 'popping' back in. I say he needs surgery, he says its no big deal. His job requires lifting. Prof opinion?
Ache discomfort left groin, hip sometimes around belly button. Doc says not hernia. Could be IBS? Stomach popping time to time. Easy test to find out?
What does it mean when a joint makes a "Popping" sound? Specifically, the joint where the femur meets the pelvis? Thank you.
Nothing: It means nothing unless it causes pain. ...Read more
I'm 32 weeks pregnant, is it normal for your pelvis bone to be popping during sex and feel a small amount of discomfort?
Please see your OB: U may have some pubic symphysis separation which could become worse as u get further and intercourse could make it worse, please see your OB on monday. ...Read more
If this injury has remained symptomatic for six months then proper medical evaluation by a physician is necessary.
There could be several reasons for popping in and around the hip. It is imperative than an orthopedist evaluate for problems inside and around the outside of the hip joint such as hip labral tears, bony avulsions, snapping tendons, stress fractures and referred pain from the back. ...Read more
I found a bump near my groin. It goes away when I lay down but pops up when I stand up and it is clearly visible. What can it be?
Is a condition when part of the intestine protrudes through a weak point in the abdominal muscles. Hernia is not painful. It doesn't go away on its own and needs to be repaired surgically. Untreated it can lead to life-threatening complications.
Rec.: see your doctor for consultation. ...Read more
I'm a dance major and my groin feels like it needs to pop but it won't and it's painful for a week now. Is it pulled? Did I overstretch? Help!
Exam: You must be examined to determine if this is a muscular strain or tear. ...Read more
I've had swollen lymphnodes after about 6 years now and 90% of the time it's in the groin area. And sometimes they pop can you help?
Needs to be checked: Swollen Lymph nodes in the groin area need to be checked by your doctor. I am sorry we can not help you. There may be infection or some other cause of the swollen nodes, Don't waste time and get it checked asap ...Read more
When I sit or stand for awhile, I have need of pop in left side groin area by lift leg up to the side. Also I have tolerable pain. Is it bursitis?
Could be.: You describe symptoms of snapping hip syndrome but can not tell without a thorough history and physical exam. With your symptoms and description seems like you should see a doctor and get a treatment plan. ...Read more
I have what I think is a cyst/in grown hair in my groin What's the easiest way to get it to a head to pop it this is the 2nd one in 3montgs same spot?
When I cough there is a lump that pops in and out on the right side of my groin area above my penis.
I partially tore my groin in november of 2012 but it still pops and feels tight when I try to stretch my hips. Why?
Need PT: When you have a groin injury, you can have increased tightness in that muscle, as well as other supporting muscles, which can lead to poor hip alignment and sometimes to something called snapping hip syndrome. The best thing at this point is to start therapy to loosen muscles and ligaments in the area that have been in dysfunction since the injury. I hope this helps! ...Read more
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
I have a really sharp pain in my hip/groin. It definitely feels like it's in the joint and clicks/pops a lot, especially during certain exercises.
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