A 43-year-old member asked:
what could cause a lump under the skin in my inguinal region?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Podiatry 22 years experience
Possibilities vary: Lumps under the skin could develop for various reasons. Possible reasons for what you are referring to are cysts, hernias, ingrown hair, abscess, and inflamed lymph nodes. For peace of mind, have your physician examine the area as soon as possible.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 5, 2019
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$30 per visit with
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.