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Causes Of Painful Lump On My Groin
What would cause me to all of a sudden develop painful pea sized bumps/lumps in armpit and groin area including vulva , never had them all together?
Infection: Those are lymph nodes and become larger when your immune system has been activated by an infection. ...Read more
I have small painful lumps that discharge white stuff/ blood. on my breasts/armpits/groin area/ sometimes low stomach.. what could cause this?
So whenever I touch this lump on my groin...it hurts. it cannot be pushed in or out. theres no brusing or redness..just really painful when touched .
Infection: This sounds like an inflamed lymph node. Even without redness etc, it's probably some sort of infection. There are too many possibilities to even guess the exact cause. However, if you have any sort of sore, cut, or infection of the same leg, that could explain it. You'll need to see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
2 different issues: When we as doctors see patients, we ask sevreral questions, to decide how to make a diagnosis and treatment. From the limited information provbided, it is not clear that these are related, or occur simultaneously or not anything including totally minor inflamed hair follicles, lymph nodes , or herpes simplex, or other stds could be prresent. ...Read more
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
Infection, lymphoma,: A painful lump in the groin can be an enlarged lymph node. If this is the case, it can be due to an infection in the genitalia ( std, scratch, etc) , cancer of the genitalia, a lymphoma blood born ca). It could be an inguinal hernia. The best recommendation is to see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
Hernia?: Lumps in the groin are often due to lymphnodes responding to something inflamed in your leg or skin or genital area. Hernias can form deep in the groin and are difficult to diagnose. Losing weight apidly can open up the femoral triangle next to the vessels to the leg. Need to see the doctor to figure it out. ...Read more
Different options: That area has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, muscles and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more