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A 25-year-old female asked:

How can i tell the difference between a hernia and ovarian cyst? it hasnt been painful until now and its only slight stinging

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Hernia: Hernia has a noticeable bulge in contour of abdomen. Generally sight of discomfort.
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 28 years experience
Hernia vs. cyst: A doctor can tell on your physical exam and after imaging.
Last updated Aug 18, 2017

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