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multiple swollen lymph nodes groin

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez
19 years experience Medical Oncology
Need physical exam: Swollen lymph nodes are never normal. You really need to be examined by a physician to figure out what is going on. Many times, infections can be the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Many: Most common cause is a nearby infection or irritation causing the lymph nodes to enlarge, such as bladder or urinary problems. Sometimes skin irritati ... 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
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
27 years experience Medical Oncology
Several things: A few small nodes (less than 1 cm) are not uncommon in the groins. These are usually due to injury or infection and are usually harmless. However, if ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Infection or cancer: Swollen lymph nodes usually indicate infection or cancer. You should see a doctor to have this checked promptly.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: Your physician can evaluated to help determine etiology.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Possible tumor: Bilaterality of nodal disease in the groin is inflammatory or neoplastic. How large are the nodes and how firm?. Inflammation is tender. Tumor not ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Concerned.: You need to see your gyn to check out for possible infection which may wax and wane. This is certainly abnormal.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Inflammation: Lymph nodes enlarge because of some inflammation in their area of drainage. Sometimes this can occur if you have a herpes outbreak or any other infect ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
In several: Areas makes one think of a generalized infection or lymphoma.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Usually nothing.: This is the place where enlarged lymph glands are most often found. If not tender or hard, and if they are under 1 cm in diameter there usually is no ... Read More
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