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What does it mean to have a hernia in the groin area like bulge sac?

What does it mean to have a hernia in the groin area like bulge sac?

Inguinal Hernia: Inguinal, or groin hernias are very, very common (in men). If the hernia is small and not interfering with your daily activities, it is acceptable to take a "wait-and-see" approach. If not, hernia surgery is advised; this is an outpatient operation that can be performed "open" or via laparoscopy, typically with mesh. I recommend that you see a general surgeon for a formal evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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The region or crease between ...Read more


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30/m with severe pain in back behind ribs. Lasting for 3 months and getting worse. Progressive pain in groin. No bulge. Appointment in 2 wks. Causes?

30/m with severe pain in back behind ribs. Lasting for 3 months and getting worse. Progressive pain in groin. No bulge. Appointment in 2 wks. Causes?

Kidney or spine: Kidney problems like stones cause back and/or flank pain which radiates toward the groin. Do you have any urinary symptoms? Spinal pain does not usually radiate to the groin. If the pain becomes severe, you can always go to the emergency room for a quicker evaluation. Otherwise your physician will order the appropriate tests for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hurting in groin, bump or bulge hurts to walk or do physical activity what do you think?

Possible hernia: This could be a hernia which is a protruded bowel through an orifice in your muscle groin area. For confirmation needs to be checked and i would recommend you to visit your pcp. ...Read more

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Small bulge in the right groin, mild to moderate pain in the right hypochondrium. Sometimes, pain in the right lumbar region.

Need more info...: Trying to answer this Q is like guessing a riddle. How to put all pieces of symptoms together in a sensible way so to reach right diagnosis? One needs more info on specifics & relevance of all symptoms stressing sequence of events + physical exam + testing as needed. How to get these done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work better with doc. ...Read more

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Pain, burning , discomfort. Right side groin can't really feel a bulge but is little hard when I press. Ice feels good when applied. Is this a hernia?

See a doctor...: Cannot tell here what you may have without a complete physical exam. See your primary care doctor for an examination. Hernias are commonly not seen or felt on examination of yourself by yourself, unless the hernia is somewhat large. ...Read more