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swollen and painful lymph nodes in groin

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Dr. James Lin
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Be checked ASAP...: Please go for a check-up so to define if all the symptoms are connected. To have all related things for good care done correctly has not to be that ha ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Groin/thigh pain: Usually a pulled muscle does not cause lymph node swelling. Lymph nodes usually swell in infection rarely in tumor. Groin LN usually drain the leg/ v ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Worth an exam: Not necessarily bad, but worth an exam when they are active. Hidradenitis, among others is a possibility.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Usually nothing.: This is the place where enlarged lymph glands are most often found. If not tender or hard, and if they are under 1 cm in diameter there usually is no ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Infection or: neck and groin nodes often swell secondary to infection depends n size and feel if firm and hard need biopsy
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: We need to know more . How long have you had these nodes and what is their size? Are they increasing in size? if they are bigger than 2 Cm and increas ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Hard to say: There are several possible cause of such symptoms. The best approach is to see your doctor for a complete exam. They may wish to get a ct scan dependi ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Could be infection or other cause which is more likely then Hodgkin's.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
2 options: If he is seemingly healthy, active, appetite good and no other symptoms, I would recommend watchful waiting. If any concurrent symptoms, he just isn't ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Lymph nodes are are regional in their work, meaning they specialize in accommodating the area where they are located. The glands involved would be bet ... Read More
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