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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
53 years experience Radiology
Don't be scared: It sounds like an enlarged lymph node, especially if it is moveable. An ultrasound of the lump will confirm this.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Hernia?: Sounds like it could be a hernia, a common condition that is only treated surgically. See a general surgeon for a consultation to find out for sure. H ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sebaceous cyst: If it is painful then it could be either a sebaceous cyst or a folliculitis. Antibiotics would help with this.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Lymph node : Lymph node in the groin is common. If it is greater than 2 cm then it can be concerning. Your question is best addressed with an in-person examinatio ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Inguinal adenopathy: This is probably an enlarged lymph node which is helping to protect the area. On the other hand, if this is new, getting larger or you get more of th ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anuj Malik
20 years experience Internal Medicine
STD? : The pea sized nodule you are feeling may be a lymph node and it may be enlarged due to an infection. The pelvic pain and back pain may be due to cervi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Hernia vs Lymph Node: It is either a common inguinal hernia or a swollen lymph node doing it's job to clean the blood stream of foreign matter.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Nodes: Probably unrelated. The groin gland is probably related to an inflammatory response in your leg. Good Luck
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
25 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Could be a hernia it the lump comes and goes. The good news is that it sounds like you do not have any enlarged lymph nodes which could be a sign of a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See a doctor: Wihtout knowing anything else, this sounds like a hernia. See a doctor for further evaluation.
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