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Do women and girls have groins?

Yes. “Groin” simply refers to the area between the abdomen and the thigh. However, women are much less likely to develop inguinal hernias, which affect the groin. An inguinal hernia occurs when a portion of the intestine, bowel, or other tissue protrudes through the abdominal wall and enters the inguinal canal, a condition much more likely in men. Women are more likely to get femoral hernias.

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