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What are the Symptoms of an Inguinal Hernia in Adults?

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Usually a swelling to the side of the pubic bone, often which gets larger with straining.
Sometimes, there is an aching or discomfort near the swelling.
In a man, the bulge can extend into the scrotum.
Hernias can cause significant pain, especially if the hernia is incarcerated or strangulated.
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Inguinal hernias are most often repaired surgically.  All inguinal hernias should be evaluated by a physician.