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Test to identify both sports hernia and osteitis pubis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   how can a person who has osteitis pubis tell if they also have a sports hernia?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi how can a person who has osteitis pubis tell if they also have a sports hernia?
User :   are there any tests that can be done? or specific symptoms?
Doctor :   yes
User :   such as...
Doctor :   the symptoms of the hernia like
User :   ?
Doctor :   painless swelling which wil increase on exertion
Doctor :   and the swelling keeps on increasing as the day progresses
User :   isn't that a symptom of a regular intestinal hernia? sports hernias dont have swelling i dont think
Doctor :   hernia if it contains intestine it is called intestinal hernia

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