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Please help! what is this lump beside my groin area (female)?

Please help! what is this lump beside my groin area (female)?

Possibilities: Without an exam it is hard to answer your question. It could be - a hernia, a swollen lymph node, an abscess, a lipoma, a cyst - to name a few possibilities. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Female, 18. Lump in groin area: painless, firm but not hard, marble size and growing. It was first noticed about 5 months ago.. What could it be?

Female, 18. Lump in groin area: painless, firm but not hard, marble size and growing. It was first noticed about 5 months ago.. What could it be?

Lymph node: Most of the time it is an inflammed lymph node - sometimes from a scratch on your leg, or from a cat. It is very rare for this lymph node to represent something like a lymphoma - a type of treateable cancer. As a precaution, you should see a doctor to check it given how long it has been around. Remember that this is still much more likely to be an irritated lymph node. Hernias tend to cause pain. ...Read more

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Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area( female),what could this be?

Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area( female),what could this be?

Possible tumor: Bilaterality of nodal disease in the groin is inflammatory or neoplastic. How large are the nodes and how firm?. Inflammation is tender. Tumor not tender. Area around anus should be checked for perianal lesion . If lesion is considered suspicious , the node must be removed for dx rather than needle bx which can be misinterpreted. ...Read more

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Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area( female),no pain, what could this b?

Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area( female),no pain, what could this b?

Inflammation: Lymph nodes enlarge because of some inflammation in their area of drainage. Sometimes this can occur if you have a herpes outbreak or any other infection in the genital area. Let your doctor know if this does not resolve withing a week ...Read more

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How many lymph nodes are in the groin area female? I have had tenderness on the right side since April. It is August. I had an ultrasound

How many lymph nodes are in the groin area female?  I have had tenderness on the right side since April.  It is August.  I had an ultrasound

There are multiple: There can be over a dozen nodes in the groin. They are often related to the body fighting an infection or to abnormal cells in your blood. It would advised to obtain further labs like a culture for any STDs that could cause this node. Further lab work should include a complete blood count and follow up imaging studies of the node to rule out any serious causes. ...Read more

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How do you treat lymph nodes in groin area of a female?

How do you treat lymph nodes in groin area of a female?

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

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I have a cyst in my right groin area. It's been there for a few years now and i would like to know what to do about it. Female docs only please?

I have a cyst in my right groin area. It's been there for a few years now and i would like to know what to do about it. Female docs only please?

Cyst by groin: Seriously only a female physician can advise you about a cyst that has 'been present for years' near your right groin? Go to your pcp and get a referral to a dermatologist/surgeon regardless of sex. Assuming this question is legitimate. ...Read more

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Hi, I am a 17 year old female, and for over a year have gotten these hard lumps under my skin in the groin area, they can be moved around?

Likely lymph nodes: The body has small collection stations that filter the serum. areas.Those in the groin are often pea to peanut sized at rest, but enlarge if they are working to filter debris from bug bites, rashes, or other issues from their areas. If they are not painful and red,and go up and down in size over 3-4 weeks, they are normal. If one or several seem matted together,immobile, a doc should check them. ...Read more

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I am a 51 year old female I have a lump on my right groin area it's about the size of a walnut it is very hard not too much pain hardly moves?

I am a 51 year old female I have a lump on my right groin area it's about the size of a walnut it is very hard not too much pain hardly moves?

Get an exam: This could be an enlarged lymph node. How long have you had this lump? Did it grow in size? Did you have any recent regional infection or inflammation? I recommend you see a doctor and get an exam first. Sometimes, further testing or biopsy may be required depending on the exam. ...Read more

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I am female, I have a quarter size non painful lump under my skin in the groin area. Where the lump is skin looks darker or gray. Help!

I am female, I have a quarter size non painful lump under my skin in the groin area. Where the lump is skin looks darker or gray. Help!

See your provider!: There are various causes, some of which are harmless, such as a cyst of the skin, and others can be more serious, such as a type of skin tumor. I would see your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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I am a 19 year old female and was wondering what can cause pain in mid right groin area? Pain is minor and is kind of a mix of aching and sharp.

Physical exam: By a physician will give you the best answer. It could be many things. If you can reproduce the pain by pressing there, it could be psoas bursitis or tendinitis, it could be something inside your pelvis causing pain like appendix, ovary or intestine. It's really hard to say, see a doctor if it persists or gets worse. ...Read more

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Hi I am a 19 year old female and I keep get these boils in my inner thigh/groin area. Everytime one goes away another comes up. Should I be worried?

Hidradenitis?: There are two main possibilities. You might be colonized with bacteria causing recurrent infections, usually staph or strep, in which case prolonged antibiotic treatment might put a stop to it. Or maybe hidradenitis suppurativa, a chronic inflammatory condition that can affect the armpits as well as groin. See your doctor, who might refer you to a dermatologist for expert advice. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have several small pimples on my groin area? I'm a 16 year old female.

I have several small pimples on my groin area? I'm a 16 year old female.

Hair bumps: not to shave for few days and use warn soak or compress, then apply some moisturizer will help ...Read more