A member asked:

My 15 year old son has a small marble size lump on the left side just below the top of his underwear at the front, he says it's painful,?

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Dr. Charles Gordon answered

Specializes in Adolescent Medicine

Inguinal hernia?: Take him to his doc. He either has an inguinal hernia or a lymph node. If it is a hernia you can "reduce" it by gently pushing in on it with constant pressure. If it is a swollen lymph node you can't "reduce" it.

Answered 1/2/2016



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