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Groin lymph nodes

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lym ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Unexplained palpable lymph nodes ( lymphadenopathy ) must be examined and evaluated by your physician and blood tests taken to determine the cause.
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor and: have them checked. It could be infection or another cause.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Nearby infection: Painful swollen lymph nodes on one side may often suggest that you have a nearby infection on that side. It should resolve when the infection goes a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uncommonly: Endometriosis can cause pain anywhere in a body. It has been detected even in lung, brain, all over the abdomen and even in men. If the groin pai ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lym ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Unlikely, unless ...: Unless running shorts' lining rubbing in groin area leading to ingrown hairs which may be mistaken for swollen glands. Consider changing shorts. If no ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Indira Vadlamani
25 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily.: Swollen groin lymph nodes can be due to many reasons depending on the overall assessment. If it is painful, it may be infection. If there are other ly ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Serious infection.: It's better let your doc taking care of it. I might be a serious infection, std included, causing it.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
48 years experience Pediatrics
Please be seen: Any swelling of nodes in the groin need to be explained. Even insect bites on your lower leg can make nodes enlarge. Of course other issues need to ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Wait and see: As long as he is otherwise healthy, further growth of the nodes would prompt medical attention.

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