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is it a hernia? what should i say if i get it checked out? will i need an op do you think?

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replied June 9th, 2008
Prostate Answer A4227
Current medical status: occasional crippling perineum pain like something is trying to rip thru. just when i do extreem sports or jump off a wall. no visual problem. doesn't happen often. maybe when i pee but rarely. its there tho. i will never hop over a gate or fence now as a result.

Pain in the perineum (the area between the testicles and the anal opening) could be due to an injury (muscle extension or contusion) in that area or a urinary-genital infection. Painful peeing supports the second possibility.

It doesn’t seem likely to me that it could be a hernia.

You may need urine and sperm analyses and a digital rectal examination to diagnose your problems.
You may choose to consult a urologist about your condition. Therapy depends upon the diagnosis.

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