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pertaining to the groin.
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Relating to the groin.
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Of, relating to, or located in the groin.
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Patient discussion about inguinal

Q. Hello,i had a right Inguinal 3/07,i have had pain ever since,now i have abdom.swellingandpainnGroin Hello,i had a right Inguinal 3/07,i have had pain ever since,2 weeks later a black and blue spot in my vein in my leg that hurt very bad, they did a ultra sound ,but said it was neg. for deep vein throm. but i have had the same type pain quit alott ever since,not black and blue though.Now i have abdom.swelling and pain n my Groin and inflamation on my sides and pain in my lower back ,all the inflamation started right after i had a large spasm in my incision,i have been having spasms in my incision that are really bad,i have had to have ice packs on ever since my surgery every day, i had the mesh put in w/staples,it seems like when i eat it just goes to my stomach and sits there and bloats up,i had my bowel blocked before i had my surgery.My test's are sensitive ever since surgery also...Can you please help?????

A. hmmm...the lower back pain might indicate kidney problems. is there a chance your surgery got infected? is it red and bloated? i would go and check kidney function and blood works. just in case.

Q. I have terrible pain in my groin area when i try to walk. Any clues?

A. Well, first of all, it depends on your gender, since men and women have different things in their groin...

Is the pain aggravated by coughing or straining? Do you feel any bulge?
In this case, it may be an inguinal hernia, which is quite common in men.

You can read more here (, and consulting a doctor may also be wise.

Q. A lump in my armpit Hi, Last week after the shower I found a small painful lump in my right groin. I went to see a doctor and he prescribed me some antibiotics. I’ve been taking it for 5 days and the lump is still there. I’m 31, usually healthy and work-out in the gym regularly, don’t smoke or use drugs and don’t take any medications. Is that dangerous? Should I go and see another doctor?

A. What you describe sounds like enlarged lymph node. The first diagnosis that’s suspected in such case is an infection that makes it painful. The antibiotics you take need several more days to act, so currently it doesn’t sound suspicious. If the lump persist, it’d be wise to consult you doctor

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We enrolled 200 pediatric patients with unilateral inguinal hernia who underwent surgical hernial repair in our departments and were followed-up for at least three years.
Appendix was separated from the sac by adhesiolysis and since it was not inflamed, appendectomy was not performed and after reduction, high ligation of sac was done by gently lifting superficial inguinal ring.
The clinical presentation is often of an incarcerated or strangulated inguinal hernia, (6) and the diagnosis is usually made intraoperatively (as seen in our case).
A rare variation of Amyand's hernia: gangrenous appendicitis in an incarcerated inguinal hernia sac.
Differentiation of femoral versus inguinal hernia: CT findings.
Ruptured inguinal hernias, and inguinal ruptures cause a noticeable increase in the size of the scrotum.
Chronic inguinal pain is the well-known long-term complication of inguinal hernia repair.
In our case, inguinal hernia was unilateral and contra lateral inguinal ring was not involved as reported by Alizera et al.
The tumor including a part of the abdominal rectus muscle and rectus sheath, subcutaneous fat, skin, and the right inguinal ligament was resected en bloc with a 1.5 cm surgical excision margin.
Cord liposarcomas often present as a slowly enlarging, recurrent inguinal hernia with a predilection for the right side [7, 8].
[4], in 2001, reported only 8 cases of late digestive fistulas on parietal prosthesis in 12 years, including only one case after an inguinal hernia repair.