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hi there my name is XXXXX XXXXX I got this bump in my inner

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hi there my name is XXXXX XXXXX I got this bump in my inner thigh the bump hangs like a skintage but its a ball iv had it about 2 weeks now and starting to get worried
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

Dr. David :

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Dr. David :

this sounds like a inguinal hernia.

Dr. David :

you need to see a doctor to check this out to see if this is indeed a hernia.

Dr. David :

let me know if you have questions.

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hello?

JACUSTOMER-70mrwr91- :

it looks like a skintage but its a size of a pea and its a ball but hangs

Dr. David :

do you mean it looks like a skin tag?

Dr. David :

it could be a large skin tag.

JACUSTOMER-70mrwr91- :

yes but its a ball the size of a pea

Dr. David :

do you want to have a surgeon to remove it?

JACUSTOMER-70mrwr91- :

I just wont to know what it is

Dr. David :

it sounds like a large skin tag.

Dr. David :

is it the same color as your skin?

JACUSTOMER-70mrwr91- :

its soar and when I sqeeze it all I feel is a hard ball

JACUSTOMER-70mrwr91- :

its rubs in between my thighs

Dr. David :

it could be infected

Dr. David :

or filled with pus or fluid.

Dr. David :

it sounds like it bothers you and should be removed surgically.

Dr. David :

when it is removed, your doctors will be able to tell you exactly what it is

Dr. David :

without examining you or being able to see it and feel it, it is very hard to know for sure what it is

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