about 1 1/2 months ago while excersizing I developed what I assumed was a recurrent hernia due to over exertion. I had a bubbling or popping feeling high in my groin with a definite "bruizing" at the very top. I am left with a pinching feeling high in the groin and a definite bulge from there down. I have been by two surgeons and they both upon physical exam told me that I "may have" ruptured the adductor muscle. I have had two previous hernia operations and a CT scan showed that that surgery was truly holding up and didn't "show" herniation. the bulge I was told was tissue from the affected muscle strain or tear. Nothing was definitive in the diagnosis. I am at a loss as to what really is going on. Could this be a hernia from a different site or indeed a severely strained muscle?
Do some research on "sports hernia" or "athletic pubalgia". A CT scan will be a waste of your money. Ask for an MRI with contrast using athletic pubalgia protocols. If that is inconclusive, then get a dynamic ultrasound with power doppler and cine loop. Do some research by googling "Dr. Adam Zoga & athletic pubalgia". He has written so much on how to image these type of injuries.
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