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Having severe cough a swelling in the left side of the groin. Advised surgery and wearing Truss. Alternate cure?

I am 43 year old male weighing 65kg. Non smoker. I do have a tummy but isn't obviously obese.

For the last three days I have been coughing badly and i noticed a slight bulge on the left region of my groin. I visited a general physician this morning and he advices elective surgery within a month. He advised that I wear a truss to provide some abdominal support.

My question to you is the following:

1) is surgery the only solution.
2) Can the herinia agrevate and move further into the scrotum.
3) Can excercise reduce the herinia and push the abdominal contents back to their oiginal position.
Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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Psychologist 's  Response
Dec 2015
Welcome to HCM
We understand your concerns.
Let me answer your questions.
For hernia, the only cure possibly available is surgery. It is better managed that way.
Hernia is a protrusion of an organ and therefore it may or may not aggravate. But there are possibilities of gangrene formation, orgn failure etc.
Exercise normally aggravate the problem.
As I suggested earlier, surgeon is the best judge of your case.
He will do the needful.
Wish you speedy recovery.
Answered: Thu, 16 May 2013
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