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    Does mild lower abdominal pain suggest bursitis?

Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2017 in Abdominal Pain
Question: I have mild pain that started last night in the lower abdomen groin area. After a day of lots of physical activity could it be bursitis?
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Possible ligament pain not bursitis .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Most likely ligament pain , less likely other cause as developing hernia .
No possibility of bursitis here .

Kindly give some more details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Pain - duration , frequency , aggravating , relieving factors , radiation anywhere
one side or both , testicular pain if any .
2. Any swelling noticeable in groin when coughing , working .
3. Bowel , bladder movements okay .
4. Systemic symptoms of fever , weakness , fatigue .

Awaiting for your response .

Regards .
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
Follow up: Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 31 minutes later
I have had ligament pain in other joints. How should I treat this? pain comes and goes and is on a scale f one to ten, only a two.
I do have a prescription for meloxicam. Would that be better than ibuprophen?
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
favors ligament sprain or strain.suggestions provided for better recovery.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the details .

* Suggestions for your condition

- Application of heat pad for 5 minutes each session 3 - 4 times a day .
- Meloxicam is equally efficient in mild to moderate pain & inflammation as
Ibuprofen , better in that manner you have to take once daily dose not
repeatedly like ibuprofen .
- Local analgesic spray or ointment are other options .
- Remain ambulatory with walking, light exercises .
- Avoid excess straining work till full recovery of groin pain .

Hope this will help you .
Welcome for any further assistance .
Thanks for keeping trust in our medical services .
Wishing you fine recovery .
Regards .

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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