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A 17-year-old male asked:

Lump in right testicle. pain in groin. had ultrasound. they found hydrocele. doc suspects hernia. i don't feel lump in my groin.could it be a hernia?

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Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis 31 years experience
Yes: Even though you do not feel the lump, you do feel groin pain though! Also ultrasound of inguinal region and testicles should answer your doubts.
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Dr. Per Freitag
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Ultrasound correct: if the ultrasound documented a hydrocele, it is. An ultrasound will differentiate a hernia from the hydrocele.
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Last updated Aug 5, 2014

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