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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Several: Hernia lymph node( any infection in the leg?) trauma other masses or illnesses needs a checkup.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Hernia?LymphNode?: Possible causes of a lump in the groin include a hernia, an enlarged lymph node, a lipoma, or an abscess. Each of these will have features on physica ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Maybe...: A swollen inguinal lymph node, or a hernia that does not cause pain. Lymph node swelling will resolve while hernias do not go away. Would need to have ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See a doctor: Wihtout knowing anything else, this sounds like a hernia. See a doctor for further evaluation.
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Dr. Matthew Lublin
25 years experience General Surgery
See an MD: A lump in the groin can be caused by many different things. If the lump comes and goes and / or you can push it in, it is likely a hernia. Other cause ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
25 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Could be a hernia it the lump comes and goes. The good news is that it sounds like you do not have any enlarged lymph nodes which could be a sign of a ... 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 female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Lymph node/cyst: Call your physician for a pelvic examination, evaluation and treatment.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Lump: Hernia, cyst, lymphnode are all possibilities. This should be evaluated.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Taubman
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
See general surgery: Several possibilities exist. Commonly this may be a hernia but it will require a physical examination and history by an experienced surgeon to determi ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Yes, it could: Be hernia or enlarged lymph node, hard to tell sometimes. Lymph node enlargement can be caused by benign or malignant problems. Consult your doctor ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Pea-sized lump: The most common pea-sized (3-5 mm) lump in the groin area is an ingrown-hair which blocks up a hair follicle and enlarges as normal gland secretions c ... Read More
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