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groin swollen lymph node

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Swollen node: A lymph node will enlarge if there is a nearby skin infection. As the node responds, lymphocyte populations increase and expand the node. Lymphatic d ... Read More
Dr. Nicole Touchet
30 years experience Family Medicine
Very possible: This can certainly be possible. If it doesn't go away in a week or so, you should be checked by your doctor to make sure you are not missing some oth ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: My local inflammatory process can lead to local lymph node enlargement.
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Dr. Muaiad Kittaneh
20 years experience Addiction Medicine
Depends: A simple skin irritation per se doesn't cause enlarged lymph nodes unless it is complicated by cellulitis (skin infection). Other associated systemic ... Read More
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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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
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Reevaluation: You should be on antibiotics. If you are and you are getting worse so that the infection has spread to your penis, then you need to be evaluated. Infl ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
If you do not have: cellulitis (skin infection) on left side, and your left groin nodes are inflamed, then you need to look to make sure you are not starting to get cellu ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Scarring: The node may be scarred and may take longer than a few months to shrink in size. You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doub ... Read More
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.
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 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 female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Infection ?: See your physician

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