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Causes Of Swollen Pelvis
May need examiantion: It seems like you are referring to your Groin area where lymph nodes are normally situated. If there is any infection or inflammation in the leg or lower abdomen, these nodes can enlarge temporarily. If the welling is progressive and does not settle down in 2-3 weeks, you need to see your doctor for a medical examination. ...Read more
Yes: Yes if persistent. Especially if they are associated with symptoms such as fever, night sweat, weight loss, etc and no other causes to explain. In the younger age group, germ cell tumors can also be a possibility. Of course, they are many benign reasons. My point is that persistent swollen lymph node is a concern and should be evaluated by doctor. ...Read more
I had a hysterectomy in Jan of this year and now I have a swollen pelvis with muscle pain. What could cause this problem?
No: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have swollen lymph in my leg in the crevice near pelvic region..It has swelled in the past and subsided but has come back..What cld cause? Hiv neg.
See below: Multiple things can cause this including infection. You need to see your doctor and get an examination. ...Read more
Swollen obtuator internus . Chronic pain. What is the cause?Been to physical therapy, pelvic MRI and lumber MRI show nothing. Pelvic ultrasound fine.
How do you know the: Oi is swollen if imaging is negative. That muscle allows you to cross one leg over the other. Can be injured with exercise or yoga. A study using neutron to treat prostate cancer caused atrophy and fibrosis of these muscles, leading to inability to cross legs. A physiatrist/pm&r rehab doc is your best bet. ...Read more
1. Can swollen lymph nodes in groin be not visible or be felt when palpated?
2. Can lower back pain cause pain in pelvic area
3. Normal bowel & urinie
Yes yes yes: Yes yes yes. MRSA can persist as can viral infections. I'm sorry you are having to ask these questions in this forum. Sometimes it takes a really dedicated doctor to get to the bottom of things. You are asking good questions. I trust you will find out why your white count is elevated. You may need to exclude uncommon conditions (abnormal white cell function or production, celiac disease, etc) ...Read more
Blood Flow: Stimulation of the genital area in both men and women can greatly increase the blood flow to this area. ...Read more
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. You can feel them then. ...Read more
Possible hydrocele: Most common cause for scrotal swelling in toddler boy is hydrocele which is a benign collection of fluid around testis. Commonly associated with incomplete testicular descent. Can also be caused by an inguinal hernia. At this age rarely from testicular torsion associated pain & redness, & an emergency requiring immediate treatment. V. rarely from testis tumor. Consult pediatric urologist/surgeon. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Unclear if...: To answer this Q correctly, more info is needed, such as detailed history of their specifics like onset, degree, duration, associated symptoms, prior care, etc., relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms + properly done physical exam + testing like US, since may laypersons could not tell if being hydrocele or real swelling of testes. More? To http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. ...Read more
Bartholin Cyst: There are small glands on either side of the vaginal opening called the bartholin glands. They can get infected and can be blocked resulting in swelling of one side or the other. Antibiotics and a procedure to open up this closed area is indicated. ...Read more
Get evaluated: Probably a bartholin's glands cyst but best to see your doctor. ...Read more
My lyphnodes at my groin area seem to be swollen, what may cause this? And should I be concerned?
Infection: Usually lymph node enlarge in response to infection. They stay enlarged for a few weeks then shrink back down to normal. If they stay enlarged, or keep growing, see your doctor. ...Read more