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why is there swelling with groin pain?

swelling on left side...difficulty walking, sharp aching pain when laying down,
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You most likely have an inguinal hernia.  Inguinal hernias present as bulging in the groin, and can often be confused with swelling. I would definitely recommend consulting your doctor as they will be able to clinically correlate your symptoms and diagnose you appropriately.
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