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Do lymph nodes abscess in groin area ?

Do lymph nodes abscess in groin area 
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Yes: Lymph nodes in the groin can get infected and become abscesses. All the best. They often require drainage. ...Read more

Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more


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Im getting Abscess' in Groin area, Could it be from Inflammatory Bowel Disease??? Tired of getting lanced near my penis/testicles at the ER, thanks!

Im getting Abscess' in Groin area, 
Could it be from Inflammatory Bowel Disease???
Tired of getting lanced near my penis/testicles at the ER, thanks!

Maybe: Although IBD can cause groin abscesses (Crohn's or Behcet's more so than UC) a more likely cause is hidradenitis--or more simply, infected sweat glands. Abscesses may need drainage, and sometimes more extensive surgery is needed (unroofing, skin grafts, etc.) but oftentimes daily washing with a topical antibacterial soap may reduce the incidence of abscess formation. MRSA is also a common cause. ...Read more

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I have a reaccuring abscess in my groin area. I have had it cut open and drained three times. Returns without getting to the head. What can I do?

I have a reaccuring abscess in my groin area. I have had it cut open and drained three times. Returns without getting to the head. What can I do?

See doctor: This may be MRSA infection , or other etiology to consider. Various other immunological and infectious disease including std to be rule out , best advise to see your physician or infectious disease physician ...Read more

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Hi, I have a painful red pimple like abscess on my groin area. It was popped and all is fine . Is this normal? I also am a dancer and sweat a lot.

Hi,  I have a painful red pimple like abscess on my groin area. It was popped and all is fine . Is this normal? I also am a dancer and sweat a lot.

Painful pimple : Nothing to worry about. It could be an ingrown hair. Would need to see it before diagnosis. As long as it has drained, no worries. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see for an abscess in my groin area. It comes a head, oozes some pus-like smelly liquid then gets hard & painful again.

What type of doctor should I see for an abscess in my groin area. It comes a head, oozes some pus-like smelly liquid  then gets hard & painful again.

Surgeon: This sounds like hidradenitis suppurativa. This is a skin disease affecting the apocrine glands in the axillary or groin regions. A surgeon can help this problem surgically. You may also want to consult with an infectious disease doctor. ...Read more

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Right side of groin area I have a swollen lymph nod painful to the touch - I just had a abscess removed is this normal?

Right side of groin area I have a swollen lymph nod painful to the touch - I just had a abscess removed is this normal?

Yes should improve: Reactive lymph node usually improve within 48 hours, if not better or getting worse then it may secondarily infected and may require drainage. ...Read more

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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more