Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    Hip/Adductor Pain
    avatar
    Strway2Heaven77 posted:
    Hi community,[br>[br>About 4 months ago, I started to feel a dull pain in my right groin area. Over time, it began to radiate more towards the front and lower, and can now even activate some pain in my quads or knee. Responds well to NSAID's, but their efficacy is diminishing, and I'm taking several a day.[br>[br>Pain is nearly constant, worse at night. Rarely, it seems to have a good day where I feel very little, but baseline would still be a 3-4 on the pain scale. Pain is diffuse, dull, and difficult to excite with any certain leg movements - though leg articulation while weight-bearing (like climbing stairs) seems to be increase pain.[br>[br>Saw my orthopedic doctor and got an XRAY this week. The results are as follows:[br>[br>"AP of the pelvis and 2 radiographs the right hip obtained. [br>No fracture, malalignment or bone lesion. Small acetabular labral [br>ossicle noted bilaterally. No avascular necrosis. Femoral head-neck [br>offset is normal. AP projection of the pelvis suggests acetabular [br>retroversion with a figure-of-eight sign."[br>[br>Can any of the professionals in the community comment to what this means? This is a little beyond basic internet articles on the subject, and a little outside of my lexicon.[br>[br>My doctor still has a slight fear of idiopathic avascular necrosis, so I am getting an MRI done in two days to rule it out.[br>[br>I know I cannot ask for anything diagnostic from the community, but some suspicions, suggestions, or comments that can help set my expectations will make me feel much better.[br>[br>Thanks for your input.
    Reply


    Helpful Tips

    My Easy Fix
    I went through ALL the treatments, physical therapy, steroid injections, different shoes, "the boot"...none of it worked. Then, I had a ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    1 of 1 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health Sports Medicine Center