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hard lump in groin area male

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
53 years experience Radiology
Don't be scared: It sounds like an enlarged lymph node, especially if it is moveable. An ultrasound of the lump will confirm this.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Lymph node/cyst: Call your physician for a pelvic examination, evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Prashant Sinha
19 years experience General Surgery
Lymph node: Most of the time it is an inflammed lymph node - sometimes from a scratch on your leg, or from a cat. It is very rare for this lymph node to represent ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Inguinal adenopathy: This is probably an enlarged lymph node which is helping to protect the area. On the other hand, if this is new, getting larger or you get more of th ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anuj Malik
20 years experience Internal Medicine
STD? : The pea sized nodule you are feeling may be a lymph node and it may be enlarged due to an infection. The pelvic pain and back pain may be due to cervi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
24 years experience Family Medicine
Groin lump: All groin lumps should be examined by your health care provider. Causes: Allergic reaction Cancer Drug reaction Harmless (benign) cyst Hernia ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Hernia vs Lymph Node: It is either a common inguinal hernia or a swollen lymph node doing it's job to clean the blood stream of foreign matter.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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??? Femoral Hernia: Consult MD, May also be lymph node
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Evaluation: Can be many things, from tuberculosis, infection, tumor, simple cold to anxiety. You need urgent evaluation by physician. Can be very serious or just ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Touchet
30 years experience Family Medicine
Lump in my groin: While this may be a reactive lymph node or small infection, any new lump, especially in this area, shisho be evaluated by your medical care giver. Ple ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time to see MD: The lump could be due to any number of benign reasons or a lymph node enlargement. However, a MD has to see the area to make that determination. See ... Read More

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