I am sad that this is my first post
but I always really appreciate this site and gain a lot of knowledge from it and I always have my questions answered just by reading the dialogue
but today I guess i finally have a serious enough problem to lay down a post
(If you don't wanna read my post ? The main question is ~> Id love to hear if someone has had a similar injury and experienced upper thigh pains a week later after suffering a groin hematoma???)
I Ride at Ravenshoe mtb tracks and on most courses i push hard and I do it on a 24" off-road race BMX
last saturday August 17th 2013 i got thrown on top of my bike and stabbed my handlebar (with no bar-ends) stabbed into my groin at high speed and my full weight onto my bar with my groin (~> 1 cm from my testicles)
And huge hematoma developed almost immediately after the impact
...and a trip to the emergency room was made ~> all I did was ice and added pressure and pressed it down
the best I could
now 8-9 days later and it is still a bit bigger than a egg
So it is Stable now (I think?)
It Hasn't grown / but it has hardened up
and it all happened 8-9 days ago
4 days ago I went back to the ER because I thought the henatoma was getting bigger , after a second ultra sound , they felt it wasn't ~>and it's not a danger and the doctors report makes no mention of the stabbing wound the handlebar made!
Though My handle bar dug into my groin and
But the hematoma was so big all we did was focus on getting that down and the wound was never addressed or cleaned or noted
On my second trip to the ER
I commented on the misprint on my file, but it was ignored and not corrected ?
the bruise at first was so intense my whole front upper leg went dark purple and then it started to migrate to the back of my leg towards my knee ~>
Then I saw my family doc and was told wait a few days to make sure internal bleeding has stopped then start taking baths and use hot water bottle to get rid of lingering large egg size hematoma
just as I had some kinda plan....
then as of yesterday...
NOW I have a sharp shooting pain in my mid upper inner thigh
and I am scared that I might have a bigger problem? or maybe this is part of the healing process?
has anyone been through this?
it's hard to find anything online!
Seems there's lots of handlebar stories but not one exactly like mine so I thought I'd (share) just throw it out there and see if ? anyone had some knowledge to share on this subject
Obviously since this shooting pain started in my thigh I have not seen another doctor
And four days ago the Doc was kinda unclear but (i think) it's missed my femoral arty!
I've had unrelated prior vascular surgery (and multi ligament knee surgery) 5yrs ago on the same leg. The by-pass surgery on the popliteal artery , behind the knee following a motocross accident!
So with my previous accident~>
and NOW this shooting pain in my inner thigh from my groin ~> worries me!
Though The blood flow seems to be good to my foot! so i have no reason to think my old injury is coming into play here
But now as of 8-9 days later ~> I have No pain from the actual hematoma , if any pain? it's mild. but its super uncomfortable , feels like a third testical lol not funny , I'm not laughing, I guess I put lol to lighten this post up a bit!
And yeah the upside is....
Lucky I did not take it to the nuts! I could cry just thinking how bad that would've been holy **** I feel for anyone whos been through worse than me ~> but I'm hell right now!
This shooting pain into my upper thigh is constant and totally (stabbing) worsens with bending! I'm going crazy reading a million stories and none like mine
Id love to hear if someone has had a similar injury and experienced upper thigh pains a week later after suffering a groin hematoma ?
Thanx for reading !
I will follow up on this post regardless, just to get even more (real) info online about this subject
Anyones expertise? or anyone's personal story? would be greatly appreciated!
Thanx in Advance!!
Keep the rubber side down !!!!
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