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A 33-year-old male asked:
Hi my inguinal hernia is hurting a lot more than normal. are there painkillers or should i go back to the docs. pain has been 3. is now 6 out of 10.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Earleanswered
General Surgery 33 years experience
Get it fixed: Progressive symtoms from an inguinal hernia are a sign to have it repaired in most cases. You should see a general surgeon for a consultation asap rather than taking pain medication.
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Dr. John Eckfordanswered
Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: If your inguinal hernia (pain and/or lump in the groin) is more bothersome, then it is time to see your surgeon and get it repaired. Warning signs to watch out for would be severe pain, lump that will not go down with gentle pressure while lying on your back and relaxed, nausea/vomiting.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 9, 2013
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