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Bump in groin area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   Ok, I'm a male, and I have something internally on the right side of my crotch, and it is causing a bump..It does'nt hurt but is irritating me..any answers on what this might be?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will help you in this
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please provide your age, location and occupation
User :   18,Fl, and unemployed
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
does the bump increases on coughing sneezing?
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is it painful?
User :   yes, and no
Doctor :  
is it hard/firm/soft to touch?
User :   firm
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
this will need an examination
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to confirm what it is
Doctor :  
it can probably be an inguinal hernia, or lymph node swelling
User :   is that serious?
Doctor :   it will medical attention and intervention to treat it
Doctor :  
and avoid untoward complications

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