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Was diagnosed with upper respiratory infection and sinusitis now my groin hurts?

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Dr. David Earle
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In brief: Coughing and hernia

Repeated, sudden increases in abdominal pressure such as coughing an sneezing can cause an inguinal hernia.
If you feel a lump in the groin, almost certainly this is a hernia. If it persists it gets worse, see your doctor for a physical exam.

In brief: Coughing and hernia

Repeated, sudden increases in abdominal pressure such as coughing an sneezing can cause an inguinal hernia.
If you feel a lump in the groin, almost certainly this is a hernia. If it persists it gets worse, see your doctor for a physical exam.
Dr. David Earle
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In brief: Maybe

You have had a lot of coughing or straining.
Have an examination with your doctor to check for a possible hernia.

In brief: Maybe

You have had a lot of coughing or straining.
Have an examination with your doctor to check for a possible hernia.
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