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Pain in lower abdomen due to strained groin. Concerned, specialist help required?

I have pain in my lower right abdomen (belt line) and my doctor told me it was a strained groin .....the pain is still there and i also have to hold up my testicles to help alleviate it...i am a plumber and have to lift heavy things but this has never been an issue before...i wear jock straps and brief boxers but the pain is still there....pushing on the site of pain seems to help but it just hasn t gone away....there is no swelling and my doctor said it would just go away...i don t know what to do and i m very concerned........should i go to a specialist?
Asked On : Tue, 8 May 2012
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hello sir, thanks for your question.
such pain in the area you described mey be an infection in the testis or spermatic cord (epididymo-orchitis), pain which usually resolves when the affected side is raised. you need to ge for STI screening and treatment.
specialist help would be needed if persistence.
Answered: Tue, 18 Jun 2013
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