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A 28-year-old female asked:

My groin area is sore, swollen, lumpy. lost 30lbs in 4 mths. what could be wrong?

2 doctor answers18 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: Losing 30 pounds in only 4 months is quite a significant weight loss that should be evaluated as soon as possible by a physician. It could mean an infection, cancer, or another serious condition. The weight loss may or may not be related to the symptoms in your groin area.
Dr. Sumit Sawhney
Medical Oncology 33 years experience
get a biopsy of your groin
Feb 28, 2012
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Very concerning.: Please go to see your doctor now to get further evaluation. You may have lymph nodes enlargement/mass in the groin that warrants biopsy and further test - scans etc. Significant weight loss, lumpy/swollen glands are very concerning as this could be cancerous. Off course other process like inflammation can also give you these problems. Whatever is please seek medical attention.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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