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A 36-year-old female asked about a 36-year-old female:

husband's groin area is swollen on right side. constant pain when he moves. could it possibly be a hernia? been applying ice packs & taking tramadol.

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes most likely: It could be a hernia , or some thing else , need to see his doctor need to his doctor fro evaluation and treatment
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Could be: Could be a hernia, or a swollen lymph node. It should be examined by a doctor - primary care ok. May need imaging studies in some cases such as ct scan or ultrasound. Start with a physicals exam though which is usually all you need.

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