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Multiple swollen lymph nodes groin

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
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
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 years experience
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
Medical Oncology 28 years experience
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
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
Internal Medicine - Oncology 48 years experience
Infection or cancer: Swollen lymph nodes usually indicate infection or cancer. You should see a doctor to have this checked promptly.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Possibly nothing: Enlarged nodes in the groin are not uncommon. Most often they are benign. If the nodes are stable and not increasing in size for 2 years of watching, ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 46 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
Hematology and Oncology 34 years experience
Infection or: neck and groin nodes often swell secondary to infection depends n size and feel if firm and hard need biopsy
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
Medical Oncology 47 years experience
Hard to say: There are several possible cause of such symptoms. The best approach is to see your doctor for a complete exam. They may wish to get a ct scan dependi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 40 years experience
Not usually: Groin nodes enlarge when the body is trying to clear an inflammation or infection of the limb they drain. An ankle sprain could causes unilaterally sw... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dermatology 26 years experience
Yes: Certainly so. However, simply the act of shaving can lead to swollen nodes in the groin. I would seriously recommend you have this examined.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See doctor: Could be infection or other cause which is more likely then Hodgkin's.
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