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I think I have a hernia in my groin. What that called?

I think I have a hernia in my groin. What that called?

Inguinal hernia: See your doctor for treatment options. There are different types, though all are cured surgically. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Hernia (Definition)

A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more


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I think I have a hernia, but got diagnose with groin strain. There was no ultra sound done. Still in a fair amount of pain. What do you guys think?

I think I have a hernia, but got diagnose with groin strain. There was no ultra sound done. Still in a fair amount of pain. What do you guys think?

Exam is best: Physical exam is usuay the best test for a hernia, unless tenderness and/or obesity limit the quality is the exam. An ultrasound can help, but not usually. Groin strain takes a while to get better, so probably correct. You can always return for a follow up visit if it persists. Another exam is not a terrible idea. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between a swollen lymph node or hernia in my groin area?

How to tell the difference between a swollen lymph node or hernia in my groin area?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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If I have a hernia in my groin, will that give me a rash, or discomfort on my penis at all?

If I have a hernia in my groin, will that give me a rash, or discomfort on my penis at all?

Short answer: Is no. They are unrelated. A rash on the penis is something unrelated to the hernia but needs to be evaluated and treated to avoid worsening problems or transmission if it is an infection. ...Read more

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I am experiencing symptoms of another hernia in my groin area and CT shows no hernia. Dr. Did feel some giving in that area. Can it still be?

I am experiencing symptoms of another  hernia in my groin  area and CT shows no hernia. Dr. Did feel some giving in that area.  Can it still be?

Hernia with neg CT: Hi, i always tell my patients that the "body doesn't lie", you are having pain for a reason. Ct scan's can miss some hernias depending on location, size, type, quality of the imaging study and the radiology interpretation. Consider having a general surgeon examine you and persue this symptom until it has been identified. ...Read more

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I'm starting to think I have a groin hernia. What should I do?

Depends: Groin hernias are very common. Usually a lump in the groin the is larger when standing or coughing. If you're not sure and want to find out, see your primary care. If you're sure, and want an opinion regarding repair, see a general surgeon for a consultation. You can find surgeons interested in hernia disease at the Americas Hernia Society website. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My husband has had a inguinal groin hernia and I think it has busted what are signs and symptoms of a busted hernia?

See your doctor: An inguinal or groin hernia is a bulge or swelling from weak fibers in the groin region. So a hernia is technically already "busted." best to see a doctor for an examination or a general surgeon to evaluate for possible hernia surgery. ...Read more

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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more