Groin pain refers to pain or discomfort which occurs in the area where trunk meets the upper thigh or in the area where the abdomen ends and legs begin.
Causes of groin pain
Kidney stone – groin pain can occur along with the symptoms like nausea, vomiting, chills, haematuria and fever.
Hernia – it can cause due to various causes like injury to groin, infection, cancer and drug reaction.
Enlarged lymph glands – lymph nodes can become swollen from infection or any other inflammatory condition.
Urinary tract infection – often causes groin pain.
Groin injury – injury to the groin can cause mild to severe groin pain
Hip injury – injury to the hip can also cause groin pain.
Hydrocele – that is accumulation of fluid in testicular cavity causes testicular swelling along with pain.
Torsion of testis – causes damage to testicles which occurs due to lack of blood supply. Groin pain can occur along with nausea, vomiting and syncope.
Other causes include orchitis, spermatocele, varicosele, testicular injury etc.
Diagnosis mainly include
CT scan pubic symphysis
Blood test includes – full blood count, ESR.
Treatment of Groin Pain
Treatment depends upon the cause and condition of the head pain; there are some following systems which can be helpful in the treatment of head pain:
Homeopathic treatment of groin pain – Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering.
The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat groin pain but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available for groin pain treatment that can be selected on the basis of cause, location, sensation, modalities and extension of the pain. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are some specific homeopathic remedies which have remarkable action over groin pain:
Lycopodium, Merc, Carbo Veg, Pulsatilla, Nux Vom, Rhus Tox, Ignatia, Sulphur, Silicea, Selenium, Petrolium, Thuja, Calcaria Carb, Arnica, Ruta, Zincum Met, Sulphuric Acid and many other medicines.
Allopathic treatment – Treatment is available by medication especially analgesics, anti-inflammatory drugs etc .basically treatment is based upon cause and condition.
Other alternative methods of treatments include – Hydrotherapy, Relaxation therapy, Massage therapy, Acupressure, Acupuncture, and Physiotherapy etc.