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Intermittent sharp pains in groin area causing immense discomfort. Right treatment approach?

I have an intense sharp pain on the left side of my groin area, @ times it becomes debilitating and interrupts my sleep. It comes and goes and is not a constant ongoing thing but when it does act up it s bad. There is no visible signs on the outside of the body and I have been to my family doctor, he sent me to a gastroenterologist and he has told me it was not his forte ...the pain is real and wish to find out which direction to take...please advise and thank you.
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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hello,welcome to health care magic
i understand your trouble..can i know detailed history..age,is the pain continuos,how long,exact site,exaggerating and releiving factors
your wt,are you obese,,is there any swelling if you strain or cough in the groin(hernia) burning in urine,motions,constipation,,,
see a surgeon and follow his treatment and get fine soon
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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Hi, many thanks for the query!
You need to do- USG KUB, X-ray KUB, RFT, Urine (R/M).
It looks like you are having an ureteric stone.
If reports are suggestive of it, consult your Urologist.
Wish you a good health.
Take care.
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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