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A 19-year-old male asked:

I have a lump in my pubic area and lower back problems also affecting my testicles ultrasound says i don`t have a hernia.. help me please?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Consider getting a: Second opinion.Possibilities may include lymph gland, fatty tumor, cyst etc. Take care!
Dr. James Goodyear
- Select Specialities - 46 years experience
Agree with above. Additionally not all ultrasounds are conclusive for the presence/absence of a hernia. A physical examination by skilled and experienced physician/Surgeon is critically important also. Lymph nodes, hernias, infection, all remain a possibility. CT scan may be helpful.
Mar 28, 2014
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Maybe fat?: If you are overweight, it could simply be extra fat in your public area, and maybe even spinal disc problems from vein overweight as well. It's a bit more complex than this however, and really requires a visit to the doctor for a more complete history and physical examination. If you have already been to a doctor, consider getting a second opinion.

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