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Groin lymph node

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Lump in the groin: Usually this is from an infection in the pelvis or lower extremity. Lymph nodes swell up in response to infection.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Big enough: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see ur Dr: And have it examined and possibly biopsied. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/tc/swollen-lymph-nodes-topic-overview.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Reevaluate: Any leg or foot infection? Moles,? Any pelvic issues? Lymphadenopathy can reflect inflammation, local skin infection, or tumors, or lymphatic diseas ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Fay
49 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Usually not.: But suggest a thorough physical examination and maybe some blood studies.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hernani Cualing
30 years experience Pathology
Small likely benign: The 0.9 cm lymph node that you feel along with a pathology of dermatopathic lymphadenopathy in combination suggest a benign process, most likely a res ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
53 years experience Radiation Oncology
Maybe not: A necrotic lymph node can be a product of a nearby infection. However, a thorough pathology exam should be done of the node(s) to be certain there ar ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Have it looked at...: Details are needed in your case in order to determine why this is happening- was it tender? Matted? Had. Associated symptoms? It's more appropriate if ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
15 years experience Sports Medicine
I doubt it: Usually lymph nodes don't swell in response to fungal infections. I would have it looked at as that could be caused by a bunch of different thing from ... Read More

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