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Why does my groin pop. When i do. Floor exercises my groin pops..?

Why does my groin pop.  When i  do. Floor exercises my groin pops..?

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

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Why does my groin area click or pop when I open my leg outward?

Why does my groin area click  or pop when I open my leg outward?

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

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What could cause a painful popping sensation between my hip and thigh (groin area) while walking?

What could cause a painful popping sensation between my hip and thigh (groin area) while walking?

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

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What do I do if my groin hernia keeps popping out?

What do I do if my groin hernia keeps popping out?

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

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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?

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

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What could cause the lymph nodes in my neck and groin to be swollen for a month and little red bumps popping up everywhere?

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

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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?

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

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