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EM@3AM: Hernia

A 61-year-old male presents with lower abdominal pain on the right side. He says “I’ve had this bulge in my groin on the right for two days”. You find a small bulge in the right groin, but with no redness or discoloration of the skin. Palpation reveals mild tenderness over the site. What’s the next step in your evaluation and treatment?