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where are the lymph nodes in the groin

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
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

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurie Harrell
29 years experience Radiation Oncology
Infection: In general, pain in lymph nodes is usually a sign of an infectious process. If it doesn't go away, you should go see your doctor so he/she can examine ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Sample
23 years experience General Surgery
Don't think so: Coxarthritis is a very common type of arthritis. It usually does not cause lymphadenopathy (swelling of lymph nodes). If this persists, go see your do ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Not uncommon: Watch it for a week or so and make sure they get smaller within 1-2 weeks. Lymph nodes are part of the body filter system. They often get larger with ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
Usually not: Testicular cancer typically does not metastasize to the groin/inguinal lymph nodes, as it has a fairly predictable pattern of spread to the nodes in t ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
26 years experience Medical Oncology
Several things: A few small nodes (less than 1 cm) are not uncommon in the groins. These are usually due to injury or infection and are usually harmless. However, if ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: lymph nodes eare found around major venous structures that drain important body parts. The groin nodes along femoral vein drain leg and perineum. Nod ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Second look: Varicocele is not generally associated with enlarged lymph nodes. There may some thing else going on in the groin of lower extremity. It would be prud ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: A "hemorrhagic" ovarian cyst is not usually a cause for groin lymph node pain. Lymph nodes are usually painful in that area secondary to an infectious ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: Please get rechecked and retested for all STDs and infectious diseases.

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