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my husband has a lump in his groin

A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Horak ii
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Lunp: That needs to be looked at by your PCP so the appropriate referral can be put into place. Hard to know of it a mass, tumor, cyst, hernia etc.

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
The word "lump': The word lump is very ambiguous. This could represent infection, cyst, scar, hernia, or numerous other things. I would recommend letting a physician e ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Hummel
32 years experience Family Medicine
Mass in groin: A fixed mass in the groin can be an enlarged lymph node, a cyst or a hernia. If it is tender or painful he should see his physician or go to an urge ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibilities: Could be an enlarged lymph node or a hernia. Regardless, a medical evaluation is advisable. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Earlobe knot: A new lump or lesion in the earlobe could be scar tissue from an injury or a fatty or skin-type growth. Best to have your son's doctor take a look to ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pancreatitis: Please have your friend seek medical care urgently.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Need 2C urologist: Could be a serious problem like tumor with bleed & affected inguinal lymph node (iln), testis torsion with reactive hydrocele (rh) inflammed iln, or ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Probably lymph node: There are several lymph glands located within the structures of the neck & will vary in size from the size of a pea to much larger if stimulated.W ... Read More
A 12-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Armpit lumps: Usually are caused by enlarged lymph nodes, but abscess should be another consideration.
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A 90-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Get it checked: The age of your daughter matters in what it could be, but i'm assuming she's a young child. Foreign bodies, cysts, or an abscess are very possible. Yo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Possible hernia: Check with the doctor to rule out a hernia.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Hakimi
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Get it checked: its hard to determine what it could be without examining him and getting a little more history. depending on whether the lump is subcutaneous or deep ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a urologist: This should be examined as early as possible by a urologist. They have the knowledge and expertise to diagnose and treat this condition as necessary. ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Smith
34 years experience Urology
See local doc: Your friend needs a through exam and a UA to further assess and diagnosis his condition. Sometimes a scrotal ultrasound will be recommended as well. I ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
It's fairly common : For a girl to have a unilateral "breast bud" under the nipple & areola at her age. Sometimes it can be sore from being a little inflamed. If it reall ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Get evaluated - now.: Any new lump on the testicle must be taken seriously. Testicular cancer can occur in young men. His doctor will likely order an ultrasound evaluation. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
See below...: If you or your boyfriend are worried, it is always best to be examined by a doctor. In this case, i would recommend a dermatologist or an urologist. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Parotid enlargement: This could be a private in large meant. This can occur from infections, parotid stones, mumps or other infection. This needs to be evaluated by your p ... Read More
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Dr. Ruben Nazario
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe: A lump in your baby's scrotum could be related to a hernia, which is a piece of the intestine that finds it way to the scrotal sac. Or the swelling in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See urologist: He needs to see a urologist.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Tolstrup
29 years experience Family Medicine
Urologic Emergency: Could be acute epididymitis. In any event he needs to be seen by a Health Care Provider NOW!
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Go to see GP: It looks like either he may have enlarged lymph node on the the right groin or could be an infection of the root of the hair/big boil. He should go to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
May be a lymph node.: I am guessing it's one of the lymph nodes in the posterior cervical chain; they run from behind the ear down the neck. Lymph nodes are found all over ... Read More
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