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Swollen groin lymph node

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Lump in the groin: Usually this is from an infection in the pelvis or lower extremity. Lymph nodes swell up in response to infection.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see ur Dr: And have it examined and possibly biopsied. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/tc/swollen-lymph-nodes-topic-overview.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Reevaluate: Any leg or foot infection? Moles,? Any pelvic issues? Lymphadenopathy can reflect inflammation, local skin infection, or tumors, or lymphatic diseas ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Infection ?: See your physician
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bicep and groin?: I don't know of any relationship between a bicep "lump" and a groin lymph node. This isn't a problem that can be assessed over the internet. See a phy ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Scarring: The node may be scarred and may take longer than a few months to shrink in size. You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doub ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Lymph node: not usually without a rash do you have herpes. Probably just a lymph node that was swollen only.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Hecht
44 years experience Podiatry
Swollen lymph nodes: Any type of foot infection that creates inflammation can cause the inguinal lymph nodes (those in the groin) to swell. The lymph nodes filter lymph f ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Uncommon: Yeast infection is usually superficial and not associated with significant node enlargement. Perhaps a STD screen is in order- talk to your doctor ab ... Read More

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