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I have a bump in my groin area on both sides orthe groin ?

I have a bump in my groin area on both sides orthe groin ?

Lymph nodes: These are likely lymph nodes ("swollen glands") which are part of your normal immune system. If you just noticed them and they aren't bothering you and you have no other symptoms, then you can keep an eye on them and see what happens. If they hurt, are growing, you have fevers/rashes/vomiting/diarrhea/weight loss/headaches or any other symptoms, then see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Help me please! there are small, rock hard bump in my groin area?

Likely benign: probably what we call an "inflammatory lymp node." Calmly see your local MD. It probably is a result of skin irritation or even a low grade fungal infection of the nails or skin of the foot or leg. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has these bumps in his groin area. They are kind of hard and you can move them around under his skin. They feel like knots. Any theories?

My boyfriend has these bumps in his groin area. They are kind of hard and you can move them around under his skin. They feel like knots. Any theories?

See a doctor: A doctor would need to examine him in order to diagnose them. The lumps could be a number of thing including swollen lymph nodes possibly from an infection. ...Read more

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I had this bump on my groin area, and it itches and feels a bit painful. What could it be?

I had this bump on my groin area, and it itches and feels a bit painful. What could it be?

Maybe lymph node: A painful bump in the groin area may be an inflamed lymph node, inflammation of the tymph nodes can be from infection, malignancy etc..., if this persist, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Skin color bumps on my groin area?

Skin color bumps on my groin area?

Skin color bumps: Please get an appointment with your Primary doctor. He/she will listen to your concerns, examine you, and order laboratory studies and possibly xrays. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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I have red bumps in my groin area that are appearing to crust over and then two sores on the right side of my public area what could this be?

I have red bumps in my groin area that are appearing to crust over and then two sores on the right side of my public area what could this be?

Bumps in Groin: These very easily could be simple hair follicle infections. But, it would be wise to make sure this is not herpes or some other worrisome issue by getting in to see your trusted healthcare advisor. ...Read more

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Bump above the groin area with a welt around it?

Bump above the groin area with a welt around it?

"Bump" vs "welt": Not sure that I understand what you mean about a 'bump' with a 'welt' over it, unless you mean that the skin over and around the 'bump' has firm texture. If this is the case you should seek medical attention as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I've had a bump in my groin area for about a year, recently a burning sensation. And in last two days it turned red and the bump Bigger and more pain?

I've had a bump in my groin area for about a year, recently  a burning sensation. And in last two days it turned red and the bump Bigger and more pain?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is inflammation of the superficial or deep portion of the hair follicle. Folliculitis may be infectious or noninfectious. The most common pathogen in infectious folliculitis is Staphylococcus aureus. The management of folliculitis varies based upon the etiology. Mild S. aureus folliculitis may resolve without medical treatment. Topical mupirocin, warm compress can be used initially. ...Read more

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I have a few small bumps around my groin area, they have been there for two months. I feared HPV, Dr says it's jock itch. 2nd opinion needed. Painless?

I have a few small bumps around my groin area, they have been there for two months. I feared HPV, Dr says it's jock itch. 2nd opinion needed. Painless?

Get seen: We can't give an opinion without seeing it, even if you send a photo. It may be common tinea cruris, candida, or erythrasma. Each is treated differently. Or it may be warts / HPV. If the bumps are stable, that's what I'm betting. ...Read more