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How many lymph nodes in your groin?

How many lymph nodes in your groin?

Many, Many: 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" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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The region or crease between ...Read more


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Can you feel lymph nodes in your groin?

Can you feel lymph nodes in your groin?

Monitoring Centers: 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" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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How far down do the lymph nodes in your groin go? Is there nodes in the fatty part of the vagina?

Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are located throughout the entire body, with clusters that can be found and sometimes felt in the neck, armpits and creases of the groin. ...Read more

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If you had enlarged red lymph nodes in your groin for max a week that went away and came back a year later for max a week, what's the odds of cancer?

If you had enlarged red lymph nodes in your groin for max a week that went away and came back a year later for max a week, what's the odds of cancer?

Little chance.: Cancer is rare in your age group. Lymph nodes can be temporarily enlarged for lots of reasons: infection, or trauma (shaving), reaction to a new soap/detergent, etc. Get checked out and be sure everything is okay and then you can relax. Practice safe sex or you could get an std which can be nearly as bad as cancer. ...Read more

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When you have a yeast infection does the lymph nodes in your groin swell?

When you have a yeast infection does the lymph nodes in your groin swell?

Could be: 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" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Can lymph nodes in your groin be swollen for 6 months and painless for any other reason than something serious?

Yes: There are many potential reasons for this, but only a doctor examining these and evaluating the potential causes can work this out. ...Read more

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How does a swollen lymph node look around your groin? On black males?

How does a swollen lymph node look around your groin? On black males?

Varies: May or may not be elevated so there is a bump in the area; may be reddened, altho may be more difficult to appreciated with black skin; you should be able to feel this and it may or may not be tender. If this is not an answer to your question, reframe it in new terms. ...Read more

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What size are the lymph nodes in the groin?

What size are the lymph nodes in the groin?

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" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more