A 33-year-old female asked:
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how can i tell the difference between a hernia and ovarian cyst? it hasnt been painful until now and its only slight stinging

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Hernia: Hernia has a noticeable bulge in contour of abdomen. Generally sight of discomfort.
Answered on Mar 2, 2013
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