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what does a lump in the groin mean

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked out: It is most likely a small lymphnode or a cyst, but bacterial infection with klebsiella ganulomatis is possible, often starts as small, painless nodule ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Possibilities: The groin has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Groin lump: May be several things, ..Groin sprain with swelling, hernia, cyst, abscess, boil, carbuncle, lymph node etc. Get an eval to determine what the lump i ... Read More
Dr. James Eitner
34 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depending on where in your groin, but the most common lumps would be a hernia, a lymph node, or an infected hair follicle. See your doctor for an ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Possibilities: The groin has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
?hernia,...or?: A palpable lump could be most commonly a hernia, or if smaller, possible lymph node. Best to get any lump in the groin evaluated and properly diagnos ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
infection: You may have an infected lymph node or an abscess. See your doctor to get the correct diagnosis and to get it treated.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Few things: It could be a sebaceous cyst, the beginning of an abscess formation, a palpable lymph node. Regardless, it should definitely be examined by a physici ... Read More
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Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Blockage of stomach: Pyloric stenosis is the thickening of the pyloric muscle at the outlet of the stomach. This in essence closes the stomach outlet, resulting in vomitin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danielle Salhany
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please see your GYN: You need to see your obgyn for a pap test and pelvic exam to know for sure.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Different options: The groin has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: The most common causes are an enlarged lymph node or a hernia. Have a doctor take a look.
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