Medical Questions > Conditions and Diseases > Hernia Forum

Pulled or torn groin vs hernia

Must Read
We review the definition of a hiatal hernia, what causes it, and types of hernias in this Introduction to Hiatal Hernia....
Do you know the difference between a small and large hiatal hernia? Know when to seek medical help? Hiatal hernia symptoms and more here....
Hiatal hernias are diagnosed clinically. But what lab tests and procedures can help confirm hiatal hernia? We review the medical exams here....
Can a pulled or torn groin muscle such as an adductor mimic a hernia symptomatically
Did you find this post helpful?
|

User Profile
replied January 30th, 2011
Yes, although this would be far less common than an inguinal hernia (especially in males).


Sincerely,


Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

www.doctorwascher.com

Author, "A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race"



A landmark, evidence-based guide to a healthy cancer-prevention lifestyle, based on cutting-edge cancer research.
|
Did you find this post helpful?

replied February 4th, 2011
Experienced User
After some conservative therapy, which entails stop playing the sport that caused the injury, rest and gentle stretching in the area of the injury, if the problem continues for longer than 6-8 weeks, you may want to start researching a condition known as ATHLETIC PUBALGIA (also referred to as: sports hernia, sportsman's groin, gilmore's groin)
|
Did you find this post helpful?
Quick Reply
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Hernia , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.