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Groin pain or swelling

Get tips and advice on how to look after yourself if you are experiencing groin pain or swelling, and when to see your doctor.

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Vaginal and groin irritation and infection

Irritation around the sensitive skin of the groin or vagina can have many causes. Learn about this condition, and its treatment and prevention.

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Male groin - irritation and infection

Groin irritation can be painful and annoying. The different causes can include friction, reactions to soaps, skin conditions, infection and sweat build-up. Learn more here.

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Thrush

Thrush is an infection with a fungus. It is also known as a yeast infection. The fungus, called Candida, occurs naturally in the body, particularly in warm, moist areas like the vagina, penis, groin and mouth.

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Aches and pains

Pain is a part of life, but it shouldn't stop you from living. Learn about the types of pain including back pain, headaches, and swelling in the groin, as well as pain relief such as paracetamol.

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Leg pain

Leg pain is any pain, ache or discomfort between your groin and ankle, and can be caused by many things from ulcers to sciatica. Find out about leg pain causes and treatment.

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Inguinal hernia

If you have an inguinal hernia, there is a weakness in the muscles at the lower part of your abdomen. Find more about inguinal hernia.

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Hernias

A hernia occurs when tissues or organs bulge through a weak point in the wall of the abdomen (belly muscles). Here is information about hernia symptoms and treatment.

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Inguinal hernia repair (child)

An inguinal hernia is a common condition. It is caused by the contents of the abdomen pushing down towards the scrotum or labia. If left untreated, an inguinal hernia can cause serious complications.

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Open inguinal hernia repair (male)

An inguinal hernia is a common condition caused by a weakness in your abdominal wall, near the inguinal canal. If left untreated, an inguinal hernia can cause serious complications.

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