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Groin Hernia

Groin Hernia: Introduction

An intestinal loop that protrudes through a weakness in the abdominal wall or inguinal canal. The protrusion causes a visible lump in the groin area. The condition may be present at birth or can be caused by certain activities that involve straining. Lifting heavy objects, straining during defecation or even pregnancy can cause hernias. ...more »

Symptoms of Groin Hernia

  • Swelling in groin next to genitalia or in scrotum that may or may not be able to be pushed "back in"
  • Discomfort at site of lump
  • Painful lump
  • Severe colicky abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Groin Hernia

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Groin Hernia: Deaths

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Groin Hernia: Complications

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  • Bowel portion becomes stuck in 'hole', and causes obstruction and local death of bowel tissue
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Causes of Groin Hernia

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Groin Hernia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Groin Hernia

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities...read more »

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