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Thursday, June 18, 2009 CCrealtor, Community Member, asks

Q: I have a pain in my right groin area it catches if I bend or am walking

 

I have a pain in my right groin area which goes down my leg, if I bend over and get up it catches and is excruciating but goes away as quickly as it comes.  I can be walking and it catches and I have to stop and wait a minute and then it goes away.  Just sitting I can feel this in the groin and it goes down to behind the knee.

This almost feels like when I stretch it out by bending over and holding it, seems to give me some relief.  Even just sitting I can feel this in the upper thigh and it goes into my upper butt area.  I can feel this almost constantly in the right groin but it seems like it penetrates out.  I do have insurance but a very high deductable self employed as a realtor money is tight anyone who has any advice for me I would greatly appreciate trying almost anything!!

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide
6/26/09 5:09am

I wish I could tell you what the problem is, but I'm afraid you really do need to see a doctor about it.  In the meantime, you might try our Symptom Checker to see if you can narrow down the possiblibilities. 

 

I can sympathize with your financial dilemma when it comes to going to the doctor.  I have no insurance, so I'm faced with a similar problem.  Ask your doctor's office if he gives a discount for paying cash. (Mine gives me a 30% discount.)  If so, rather than having the doctor's office file with your insurance, pay for it yourself then file the paid bill with your insurance company to apply towards your deductible.

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CCrealtor, Community Member
6/26/09 9:10am

Thank you very much for taking the time to give me some good advice.  I started a very strick diet about 3.5 weeks ago.  I am back swimming and am down about 20 pounds.  I don't want to say it too loud but it is MUCH LESS bothersome to me.  I am about 70 pounds overweight but now only 50 and I can tell you I am feeling better than I have felt in years.  Vegetable, grilled chicken grilled turkey a little fruit. mostly protein.  I hope this will continue to help my hip problem.  Thank you again, Cindy

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Karen Lee Richards, Health Guide
6/26/09 11:19am

Congratulations on the weight loss!  I know firsthand how difficult that can be to accomplish.  And so glad to hear your pain is improving, too.  I hope it will continue to get better. – Karen

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By CCrealtor, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/25/10, First Published: 06/18/09