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Pain in groin with leg giving way

By Anonymous July 25, 2016 - 5:04am
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Hello Anonymous,

Welcome to EmpowHER. Thank you for reaching out to our community. With such limited information, I am afraid I will not be of much help.

How old are you? Have you sustained a recent injury involving your groin and leg? How much do you weigh? Have you been diagnosed with any medical conditions, such as diabetes or arthritis?
Have you spoken with or been seen by your primary care physician about this problem?

When did your first start having the pain in your groin? Which side? Did the leg weakness present at the same time? Are these symptoms constant or intermittent? Does any activity precipitate, alleviate or worsen the pain and weakness?

This could be a case of obturator neuropathy, which is a difficult clinical problem to evaluate.

One possible cause of pain is due to fascial entrapment of the nerve. Symptoms include medial thigh or groin pain, weakness with leg adduction, and sensory loss in the medial thigh of the affected side.

Adduction occurs when a joint moves a part of the body toward the midline in one plane. The midline is an imaginary line running from the top of the head to between the feet while standing up straight, traveling through the abdominal cavity along the way.

Anonymous, give your primary care physician a call. Kindly keep us updated.


July 25, 2016 - 8:06am
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