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Injury in the groin area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.Bharath here
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I got hit in my groin playing basketball las night
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it still is sore and hurts..ive been hit before and it usually goes away
Doctor :   Do you mean to say that you were hurt yesterday night?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So it is a repeated injury I suppose
User :   not really just that ive been hit there before
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i was wearing a jockstrap
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you see any swelling in the area?
User :   a little yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How about the pain?
User :   its uncomfortable to walk when i bounce around
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How much is the pain on a scale of 1-10?
User :   4
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So it is bearable I guess
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   If you have got repeated hits to the same area
Doctor :   then you should report to a Urologist
Doctor :   for further examination
Doctor :   if it is a different area
Doctor :   then you can wait for 3 days, to see the improvement
User :   ok
Doctor :   for now, rest yourself
Doctor :   and avoid playing till this gets better
User :   ok
Doctor :   and be careful in future while playing
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
User :   no thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
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