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painful lump under skin in groin area

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cheryl Levin
16 years experience Dermatology
See your provider!: There are various causes, some of which are harmless, such as a cyst of the skin, and others can be more serious, such as a type of skin tumor. I woul ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Lymph nodes: In this area, a lump could be a lymph node, a hernia, a cyst. Avoid rubbing or manipulating. If persists longer than a week, get in for evaluation wit ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
Probably lymph nodes: If this is something that just recently showed up, the lumps are most likely lymph nodes if they are located along the inguinal fold/canal. Epidermal ... Read More
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Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Prob a lymph node: If this worsens, or does not completely resolve in 2 weeks, see your DR. Any cuts or abrasions on the R leg-this would go along with the enlarged nod ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Hernia?: Inguinal, or groin, hernias are holes in the abdominal wall through which abdominal contents such as fat or intestines can protrude. And appears as a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
GROIN LUMP: CANNOT SEE THIS OR FEEL IT FROM HERE. DO SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST SOON!
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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are quite a: few possible causes for the symptoms you describe. A painful lump should be evaluated and examined. Make an appointment to see a health care provider ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Hard to say: Could be a lymph node, cyst, infection . Without a visual exam in person it would be difficult to give an accurate diagnosis. See your doctor as soon ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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GYN infection.: You will need a full GYN exam ( pelvic) and screening for infection. It sounds like you may have an inflammed lymph node in your groin.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Folliculitis: You are correct. Along the line of the bikini at the legs is a common area for follicular abscesses. Treatment with antibiotics, or excision for recur ... Read More
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