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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Enlarged Groin Lymph Nodes

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I have enlarged lymph nodes in axilla, retroperitoneal and pelvic area in groin. 2 cm largest with suv 8 being the maximum. ? Feelings

I have enlarged lymph nodes in axilla, retroperitoneal and pelvic area in groin. 2 cm largest with suv 8 being the maximum.   ? Feelings

Possible lymphoma: The presence of lymph nodes that can be palpated in axilla would lead to evaluation of other sites as seen on CAT scan. This procedure must have been ordered to see if other nodal areas were involved as in retroperitoneum. Since there are many causes of multiple areas of enlarged nodes, dx must be determined by bx. Aspiration of no value since architecture of nodes required for proper dx. ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause enlarged lymph nodes in groin?

Can a UTI cause enlarged lymph nodes in groin?

Typically not: Uncomplicated UTI should not cause enlarged ln in groin. ...Read more

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Can untreated, recurrent Tinea Versicolor all over the trunk & groin regions cause enlarged, or shotty, lymph nodes in groin, armpits, & neck?

Can untreated, recurrent Tinea Versicolor all over the trunk & groin regions cause enlarged, or shotty, lymph nodes in groin, armpits, & neck?

No- tests needed: Recurrent fungal Skin infections don't result in shotty lymph nodes. In a young adult, other conditions should be evaluated. This includes viral infections such as HIV. ...Read more

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Doc, what is the common cause for very warm groin & underarms with rashes developing on these areas? No fever encountered nor enlarged lymph nodes

Doc, what is the common cause for very warm groin & underarms with rashes developing on these areas? No fever encountered nor enlarged lymph nodes

Yeast infection: Hi Edward, Candida yeast infection on intertriginous areas such as groin underarm can cause rash, esp If those are always moist ,if due to ur job or other causes prevalent at warm climate. Since you said it is also warm , pls see a dermatologist Or private MD if you have other underlying conditions such as diabetes etc Whc may predispose. If infection, these are readily treated. ...Read more

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Can an inguinal ligament pull cause slight enlargement of inguinal lymph nodes?

Can an inguinal ligament pull cause slight enlargement of inguinal lymph nodes?

Lymph nodes: What's more likely is you are 'noticing' your lymph nodes now that you've sustained an injury. These 'groin' lymph nodes are almost always slightly enlarged to some degree because of bowel function. Poop is loaded with bacteria, and with daily BMs, the immune system stays on alert to prevent any complications from normal biological function. To be sure-have a MD check these out at your next visit. ...Read more

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I run 30-50 miles per wk and have had enlarged groin lymph nodes for months. Recently turned painful (rt & left) is this associated with my running?

Unlikely, unless ...: Unless running shorts' lining rubbing in groin area leading to ingrown hairs which may be mistaken for swollen glands. Consider changing shorts. If no better or actually getting worse, go see your Family Doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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What caused the lymph nodes in the groin to be painful?

What caused the lymph nodes in the groin to be painful?

Infection: In general, pain in lymph nodes is usually a sign of an infectious process. If it doesn't go away, you should go see your doctor so he/she can examine you. ...Read more

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What are the causes of extremely painful groin lymph nodes?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lymph node "tastes" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They may be painful. ...Read more