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Necrotic lymph node groin

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology 53 years experience
Maybe not: A necrotic lymph node can be a product of a nearby infection. However, a thorough pathology exam should be done of the node(s) to be certain there ar... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
It depends on when a: How did you know or find out about this probelm? Is it seen on a ct scan? Why do not you ask the doctor who told you about it! if the lymph node is en... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Necrotic lymph node: A pathologist who evaluated your child's lymph node is the best person to answer your concern.
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
Pathology 20 years experience
Necrotic Lymph Node: Necrosis can be associated with malignancy in certain settings. Another possible cause of necrosis is an atypical infectious process -- something that... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Lump in the groin: Usually this is from an infection in the pelvis or lower extremity. Lymph nodes swell up in response to infection.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Possibilities: The lymph glands work to sift through body serum that arrives in its network to remove debris & germs. They become active when the area they sift ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Try this: Take some anti-inflammatory meds- Ibuprofen (if no allergies), hopefully may shrink it a bit. If it gets bigger and spreading, go see your dr.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Big enough: 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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Not uncommon: If shaving in this area exposes hair follicle to secondary infection, then the consequence is a groin lesion or node . Should such a groin lesion h... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Small lump : Skin is unlikely to be discolored. You may or may not actually see a small lump. Much more likely to recognize a groin lyph node by feel rather than b... Read More

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