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Been rehabbing a groin injury for several months but still have pain. Suggestions?
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In brief: VIsit your doctor
Groin injuries can take up to 12 months to heal.
However, you may have a hernia. The best way to diagnose a hernia is by physical exam, but they can be missed. Sometimes a 2nd exam or an exam by a different doctor may identify a hernia. For my patients with groin pain that do not have a hernia and are not improving after 6 months, i recommend an mri.

In brief: VIsit your doctor
Groin injuries can take up to 12 months to heal.
However, you may have a hernia. The best way to diagnose a hernia is by physical exam, but they can be missed. Sometimes a 2nd exam or an exam by a different doctor may identify a hernia. For my patients with groin pain that do not have a hernia and are not improving after 6 months, i recommend an mri.
Dr. Matthew Lublin
Dr. Matthew Lublin
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Dr. Allen Fein
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: MaybeTime to Move On
Get reexamined by your primary care physician.
...Perhaps there is a tear of hernia behind all that pain. Sometimes special imaging studues like an abdominal wall MRI will find a problem that can be fixed surgically. After 2 - 3 months of yoga, massage therapy, pt, heat and analgesic medication, it is important to think "outside the box" when conditions continue causing significant pain.

In brief: MaybeTime to Move On
Get reexamined by your primary care physician.
...Perhaps there is a tear of hernia behind all that pain. Sometimes special imaging studues like an abdominal wall MRI will find a problem that can be fixed surgically. After 2 - 3 months of yoga, massage therapy, pt, heat and analgesic medication, it is important to think "outside the box" when conditions continue causing significant pain.
Dr. Allen Fein
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Dr. Scott Roethle
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See your doctor
A "groin injury" can mean a lot of different things: muscle strain, muscle tear, inguinal hernia, sports hernia, nerve injury.
.. If you still have pain after several months, you probably need to get re-evaluated by your doctor.

In brief: See your doctor
A "groin injury" can mean a lot of different things: muscle strain, muscle tear, inguinal hernia, sports hernia, nerve injury.
.. If you still have pain after several months, you probably need to get re-evaluated by your doctor.
Dr. Scott Roethle
Dr. Scott Roethle
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