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Can my groin lumps be a result of a sporting hernia?

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Dr. Patrick Savoy
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Yes: A mass or lump in the groin can be from many different things like lymph node, cyst, fatty tumor, cancer and hernia. Please see a doctor and have this area examined.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Could my groin lumps be a hernia?

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Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Maybe: A single groin lump could be a hernia; or it can be an enlarged lymph node, a tumor, or even an infection. More than one lump in the same inguinal area (groin) is not likely to be an inguinal hernia. One's doctor can examine this/these and determine what it/they are.

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Last updated May 14, 2015

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