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I believe I have a groin hernia. Other than pain, what are some of the symptoms of a groin hernia?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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In brief: No bulge, no hernia

The most consistent symptom of a groin hernia is the presence of a bulge.
This may be constant but often enlarges with activity and may seem to go away after laying down. While hernias may cause pain, they usually cause subtle discomfort (also) worsened with activity. This pain may extend into the inner thigh due to nerve irritation.

In brief: No bulge, no hernia

The most consistent symptom of a groin hernia is the presence of a bulge.
This may be constant but often enlarges with activity and may seem to go away after laying down. While hernias may cause pain, they usually cause subtle discomfort (also) worsened with activity. This pain may extend into the inner thigh due to nerve irritation.
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
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In brief: Bulge

You see a bulge in the area that usually gets large and small.
It is usually larger at the end of the day after standing for long times.

In brief: Bulge

You see a bulge in the area that usually gets large and small.
It is usually larger at the end of the day after standing for long times.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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