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A 25-year-old female asked:

Experiencing pelvic discomfort and sore back pain during period (2 days now). felt small, hard pea-sized lump in groin area. what could it be?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Anuj Malik
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
STD? : The pea sized nodule you are feeling may be a lymph node and it may be enlarged due to an infection. The pelvic pain and back pain may be due to cervix infection. Usually these things occur together in something like Chlamydia infection and/or gonorrhea. Typically acquired sexually due to unprotected intercourse with a new partner or a partner who has acquired the infection from somewhere.
Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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