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i have a hard lump on my inner thigh

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: This sounds like an inflamed lymph node; however, can be a cyst or abscess- must be examined.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph node vs. cyst: Any skin and subcutaneous lesion heavy depend upon visual exam to be diagnosed correctly but two assumptions can be made from your description. One is ... Read More
Dr. Mihir Patel
14 years experience Internal Medicine
May be benign: Most probably it may be benign like lipoma but better to get it checked up by a doctor
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Boil.: If you thought it was a boil and it was red and warm and painful then it probably was a boil and is resolving. If not then it is something else such ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
It may be a lymph: Gland. Have your doc take a look. Could be of no consequence or it may need treatment. Your doc will help. Peace and good health.
A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Lump: It could be a few things but likely an ingrown hair that has become infected or an abscess. It is less likely a lymph node. Because of its size you sh ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihtishaam Qazi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Groin lump: This could be a reactive lymph node that is due to an infection. One would be worried about any recent infections on the legs or even any sexually tra ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds like it: could be a small abscess. I would recommend applying warm compresses several times a day; if it is getting larger, any red lines extending from it, fe ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lump/panty/period: See you GYN. Sounds like cyst in area of groin that responds to swelling from menstrual cycle. Removal best option.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Junaid Syed
Specializes in Hair Restoration
Could be an abscess : This could be an abscess along with cellulitis. It needs to be looked at by a physician. It may need antibiotics and drainage. Some time it could be a ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Use intermittent warm, moist packs to the area 4 times per day for 15 min each time Do this for ten days, if you continue to find anything abnormal, ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Sounds: Like an infected hematoma or sebaceous cyst. If there are red streaks, it means that infection is not controlled. You might need drainage of the are ... Read More
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