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The region or crease between ...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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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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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 need to know what's this red bump near my groin area?

I need to know what's this red bump near my groin area?

Rash: the best thing to do is get these evaluated by your doctor. We have a hard time telling what they are without examining you. ...Read more

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I need advice on what to do with this red bump near my groin area?

I need advice on what to do with this red bump near my groin area?

This requires: a "hands on" examination by your Primary Care Provider since there can be a number of reasns for the "bump" ...the redness could mean infection so get it evaluated ASAP Dr Z ...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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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 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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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

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I have a bump in my groin area on my right side. Could it be a swollen lymph node or a hernia?

Could be either: Best to let your pcp examine you and get some history. Then appropriate further evaluation or referral can be done. ...Read more

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I have bumps around my groin area. I'm scared that it is genital warts. They don't hurt or itch. Could this be something else? Please help

I have bumps around my groin area. I'm scared that it is genital warts. They don't hurt or itch. Could this be something else? Please help

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. If you are sexually active you could have warts.
Do get HIV vaccine.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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I have these small red patches with bumps in them all over my body. My stomach and lower back were really red and I also have bumps in my groin area. ?

I have these small red patches with bumps in them all over my body. My stomach and lower back were really red and I also have bumps in my groin area. ?

Body rash: Likely pityriasis roasea which will go away on own in 6-8 weeks or eczema/psoriasis , bacterial or fungal, tinea vesicolor or related to allergy- medications ( if on any) or food -like celiac, can also be bites like scabies usually are linear pattern, rarely can be thyroid, or liver /kidney condition, autoimmune process. Would check CBC, thyroid , ESR. F/u w/urgent care or doc over next 1-3 d ...Read more

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I am experiencing vaginal itching and bumps on my groin area around my vagina. Have a UTI but the bumps are like acne?

I am experiencing  vaginal itching and bumps on my groin area around my vagina.  Have a UTI but the bumps are like acne?

Vulva bumps: The vagina is on the inside, and outside is the vulva, which has hair and can have inflammation and itching from soaps, lotions and sweating and wearing certain kinds of undies and moisturizers Wash the outside with head and shoulders, rinse well with water, dry well, and use a tiny bit of hydrocortisone cream 1%. and nothing else. Wear only cotton under wear. If not better go to a doctor ...Read more

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I have a sore throat with small red itchy bumps in my groin area. What could it be? Are they related?

I have a sore throat with small red itchy bumps in my groin area.  What could it be?  Are they related?

Possible: Since viral infections can cause the sore throat and a skin rash, they may be related. On the other hand, I would expect a more generalized skin involvement when a viral infection is involved. If this has lasted for more than 10 days or been getting worse, see your doctor. ...Read more