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A 16-year-old male asked:

I feel a bulge in my left groin when i cough, there is no bulge visible otherwise, if i lie down and cough i feel no bulge. can this be a hernia?

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Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 33 years experience
Possibly: Hernias are more easily palpated while standing. See your doctor to be checked.
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