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    What causes severe pain in the groin area?

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Posted on Fri, 4 Aug 2017 in General Health
Question: I have severe pain from my groin area all the way down my legs
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Answered by Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Nerve compression

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your question on HCM

I do understand your concern

With such a presentation in my clinic, I would first ruled out Nerve compression by doing a physical examination and you may be advised an MRI scan to confirm the diagnosis. Regarding treatment which I recommend to my patient is conservative and it includes muscle relaxants like [cyclobenzaprine], physiotherapy and corticosteroid injection to nerve roots.

Hope that helps
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