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Shotty lymph nodes groin

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
No- tests needed: Recurrent fungal Skin infections don't result in shotty lymph nodes. In a young adult, other conditions should be evaluated. This includes viral infe... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Cancer is scary: All men your age have some palpable lymph nodes. If this was cancer, it would be one of the malignant lymphomas and you'd know you are seriously sick ... Read More
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Why so many times?: If you had cancer in your lymph glands, they would have continued to enlarge, leading your doctor to do a biopsy. Unless the lymph nodes are growing a... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Groind nodes: Everybody has this. Insignificant and unimportant. Don't keep examining yourself: repeated prodding and poking might cause pain and enlargement, makin... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Not necessarily: Shotty or small lymph nodes (<1 cm) may not be abnormal. However if they subsequently grow, then that may warrant more investigation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
Many, Many: 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 38-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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 36 years experience
All small sizes: 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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: Lymph nodes in the groin can get infected and become abscesses. All the best. They often require drainage.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain: You have to know the reason for lymph node swelling? And then deal with that. It could infection some place close or other more serious issues. Check... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Very unlikely: The main causes of urethritis are gonorrhea, chlamydia, and a variety of other bacteria; in 30-40% of cases, no particular cause is known. However, it... Read More

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