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groin pain left side when sitting

HI,
I have groin pain left side when sitting. I have seen many doctors including 3 pain clinics with negative results. X-rays and CT-scans show nothing. Injections in the area also no help.
I have no pain when standing, only when sitting down and it gets worse the longer that I sit.
Do you think surgery is the next step?

John Delprato
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82861 tn?1333457511
No.  Without some idea of what they're looking for, I doubt any surgeon will touch you for fear of doing more harm than good.  Have you seen a neurologist?  It sounds like nerve pain, and the may be originating from something in your lower back.  An MRI would be better at detecting something wrong in your spine area.
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367247 tn?1310679253
Definetely insist on an MRI...

Also, get checked out for inguinal hernias...they can sometimes show unusual pain symptoms. I know my father had severe sitting pain (groin) with his recent inguinal hernia.

Best wishes

-D
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Sounds like I have the exact same problem, but on the right side.  The MRI detected an inquinal mass that "could be" a hernia.  But I am not showing a hernia in any other way.  I am going to try to exercise more and maybe do acupuncture. (and obviously sit less)

Let me know what you find....
Joe
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