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Every time I play soccer I get a sharp pain around top of right thigh and small pain in hip/groin, what could this be?
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: It depends.
Groin pain can mean a hernia or else a hip problem. Possibilities include a torn labrum (the fibrous ring that holds the head of the femur in the hip), femoral acetabular impingement (fai) syndrome arthritis (unlikely in a young person), avascular necrosis.
If it persists you should probably get an x-ray to make sure it isn't serious.

In brief: It depends.
Groin pain can mean a hernia or else a hip problem. Possibilities include a torn labrum (the fibrous ring that holds the head of the femur in the hip), femoral acetabular impingement (fai) syndrome arthritis (unlikely in a young person), avascular necrosis.
If it persists you should probably get an x-ray to make sure it isn't serious.
Dr. John Ayres
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Dr. Brian Sabb
Sports Medicine
In brief: FAI & sports hernia
I agree with the original post.
How old are you? Younger patients are more likely to present with femoroacetabular impingement (fai) & one other entity that you should consider: sports hernia. Sports hernia is not uncommon in soccer players. In addition to the originally discussed processes, also consider: non joint related dz like muscle and soft tissue processes, snapping hip, impingement.

In brief: FAI & sports hernia
I agree with the original post.
How old are you? Younger patients are more likely to present with femoroacetabular impingement (fai) & one other entity that you should consider: sports hernia. Sports hernia is not uncommon in soccer players. In addition to the originally discussed processes, also consider: non joint related dz like muscle and soft tissue processes, snapping hip, impingement.
Dr. Brian Sabb
Dr. Brian Sabb
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