Also known as Pubic pain, Inguinal Pain, and Inguinodynia
Post herniorrhaphy pain syndrome, or inguinodynia is pain or discomfort lasting greater than 3 months after surgery of inguinal hernia. Randomized trials of laparoscopic vs open inguinal hernia repair have demonstrated similar recurrence rates with the use of mesh and have identified that chronic groin pain (>10%) surpasses recurrence (<2%) and is an important measure of success.Source: Wikipedia
The most common causes of groin pain are inguinal hernia, sprain or strain, and urinary tract infection. Other possible causes, such as osteoarthritis, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with groin pain, 36% report having leg pain, 34% report having hip pain, and 31% report having sharp abdominal pain.
Patients with groin pain often receive radiographic imaging procedure, hematologic tests, urinalysis, complete blood count, glucose measurement, kidney function tests, x-ray computed tomography and intravenous fluid replacement .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with groin pain include abacavir / lamivudine / zidovudine, diflunisal, urokinase, procainamide, hyaluronidase, cabergoline, sodium citrate, mexiletine, dexamethasone ophthalmic, aspirin / oxycodone and ginkgo biloba extract (ginkgo) .
Groups of people at highest risk for groin pain include . On the other hand, age < 1 years almost never get groin pain.