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Lump in the groin, groin hernia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Men's Health
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Hello
User :   I think i have a groin hernia
Doctor :   Is it?

Doctor :  
Can you explain me the symptoms?
User :   I'm not sure
Doctor :  
Ok I shall help you if you have one
User :   I have pain in the groin area below my stomach
User :   and i think i can feel a ball there
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
What is your age?
User :   19
Doctor :  
Do you mean there is a lump there?
User :   Yes
Doctor :  
Is it compressible?
Doctor :  
What is its size?
User :   about 1/2 an inch to an inch long
Doctor :   Is it reducing when you lie down on the bed or floor?
User :   I'm not sure
Doctor :   What is your occupation?
User :   i've only noticed it recently
User :   Sheet Metal Worker
Doctor :   Since when did you notice?
User :   Just this morning
Doctor :  
The lump in groin needs to be evaluated before we reach a conclusion whether it is hernia
Doctor :  
or not
Doctor :  
I wish to ask you few questions for greater evaluation

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