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Groin Problems and Injuries - Check Your Symptoms

Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:

  • You have sudden, severe pain in the hernia area.
  • You have nausea or vomiting.
  • You have belly pain and are not passing gas or stool.
  • You cannot push your hernia back into place with gentle pressure when you are lying down.
  • The skin over the hernia turns red or becomes tender.

Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to contact your doctor if:

  • You have new or increased pain.
  • You do not get better as expected.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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