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A 45-year-old member asked:

What does it mean to have a hernia in the groin area like bulge sac?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 36 years experience
Inguinal Hernia: Inguinal, or groin hernias are very, very common (in men). If the hernia is small and not interfering with your daily activities, it is acceptable to take a "wait-and-see" approach. If not, hernia surgery is advised; this is an outpatient operation that can be performed "open" or via laparoscopy, typically with mesh. I recommend that you see a general surgeon for a formal evaluation. Good luck!
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