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The region or crease between ...Read more


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What does candida look like on the groin? It started 3 days ago so I want to be sure its that? Picture if possible

What does candida look like on the groin? It started 3 days ago so I want to be sure its that? Picture if possible

Papules, pustules: Candida usually begins as little red bumps the coalesce over time, surrounded by small "satellite" pustules (white heads). A fungal infection ("jock itch") can look similar, but usually lacks the pustules. Try an otc antifungal cream for a few days. If no response see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are hip and groin mri's the same image testing?

I'm wondering are hip and groin mri's the same image testing?

Yes and no: Both are in the same region of the body, some of the sequences may be the same, but depending on what they are looking for, some of the sequences will be different. The hip MRI will likely be tailored to the hip joint and surrounding structures, the groin MRI to the anterior soft tissues. ...Read more

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My fiancé gets a red rash on inner thighs & groin after intercourse. It looks like pictures I've seen of jock itch. What could this be? I have no stds

My fiancé gets a red rash on inner thighs & groin after intercourse. It looks like pictures I've seen of jock itch. What could this be? I have no stds

Best to have exam: It would be best to have the rash seen by DERM or your DR.
Then a accurate DX will be make, sometimes scraping of the rash will be needed to confirm DX, and this can only be done after an exam.
Best to get an answer now, rather than worry about it for the future. ...Read more

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What does a cat scan image of the abdomen and pelvis reveal?

What does a cat scan image of the abdomen and pelvis reveal?

A CAT scan: With contrast provides 3d slices of all of the organs, today every 3mm, and these can be reconstructed to provide coronal (front to back) and saggital (right to left from the side) views. These were developed 40 years ago and incredibly changed medicine. ...Read more

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Could you give me any information about what my cat scan image of the abdomen and pelvis reveal?

Could you give me any information about what my cat scan image of the abdomen and pelvis reveal?

Need to see: Since there was no way to look at the scan, can't really say what it saw. Plus why did you have it. Best thing is sit down with your doctor. Have a heart to heart to get the answers ...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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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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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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I have pain in my lower right side near the groin area. It is a seven on a scale of 1 to 10. I am a female, age 59, postmenapausal.?

I have pain in my lower right side near the groin area. It is a seven on a scale of 1 to 10. I am a female, age 59, postmenapausal.?

Could be serious: Post menopause cramps are annoying but not too serious. You should see a doc soon, urgent care or er. This could be appendicitis, femoral hernia or inguinal hermia. ...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.

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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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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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

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Have a buzzing sensation in lower groin/ vaginal area. Age 66. No other female issues... Neg for bleeding, infections or surgery?

Many possibilities: Infection, autoimmune disorders, inflammation, and even malignancy can cause these symptoms. Notwithstanding this, most of the time these problems do not require surgery. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain in my groin area I am female age 39 I have a fibroid and continuously take cerelle pill and haven't had a period for 3 years?

I am experiencing pain in my groin area I am female age 39 I have a fibroid and continuously take cerelle pill and haven't had a period for 3 years?

You must be seen!: You need a complete exam. With lab tests and a transvaginal sonogram to see the anatomy of your pelvic organs, including the fibroid as well!
Further recommendation can only be given after the sonogram report becomes available!! ...Read more

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I am a 20 year old female and I am not sexually active. A hard, probably quarter sized or larger lump just appeared on my groin area out of nowhere.?

I am a 20 year old female and I am not sexually active. A hard, probably quarter sized or larger lump just appeared on my groin area out of nowhere.?

Small lymph node: Lymph nodes help drain infection. In your groin that would be working on the same leg or side of pelvis. It should settle down in a few days if it's done its job. If still there, bigger, redder or painful, see a doctor for proper exam and evaluation. ...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?

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

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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19 female. Extreme sudden soreness in groin Area raidiating to upper thigh. On and off tenderness in groin and armpits for last month.

19 female. Extreme sudden soreness in groin Area raidiating to upper thigh. On and off tenderness in groin and armpits for last month.

Plan: You can try Motrin or Advil 2, tab 3 times a day for 5-6 day and give yourself rest for gym this holiday season. If it will be worse or no improvement go to doctor for evaluation after holidays. ...Read more

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30 yr old female, mother of a 22 and 3 months old with right side groin-vaginal area pain ONLY after laying down to fall asleep that will WAKE me.?

30 yr old female, mother of a 22 and 3 months old with right side groin-vaginal area pain ONLY after laying down to fall asleep that will WAKE me.?

MORE INFORMATION: THE QUESTION IS TOO NON-SPECIFIC
IF THE PAIN RADIATED UP TO YOUR FLANK AND BACK, YOU MAY HAVE A TWISTED OVARY OR TUBE
OTHERWISE HERNIA?
OTHERWISE SOME KIND OF ORTHOPEDIC PAIN OF THE HIP--PAIN ONLY WHEN YOU MOVE
SHOULD SEE YOUR FAMILY DOC OR YOUR OB IF PERSIST MORE THAN A WEEK GOOD LUCK ...Read more

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Itchy painful swollen currently size of nickle its up and down in size Groin lymph node. Female. 2 blisters vagianol area every 3 months. No fever.

Itchy painful swollen currently size of nickle its up and down in size Groin lymph node. Female. 2 blisters vagianol area every 3 months. No fever.

Infection?: Any chance you could have contracted a sexually transmitted disease? That sounds like it could represent herpes or similar infection. ...Read more

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Female 47, lupus/sjogren syndrome. Recently found out that I've a mass the size of dollar piece. With flank pain/tinging pain in the groin area?

Female 47, lupus/sjogren syndrome. Recently found out that I've a mass the size of dollar piece. With flank pain/tinging pain in the groin area?

Check it out: It may be that this is an enlarged lymph node which is common in lupus/Sjogren syndrome due to the hyperactive immune system. Still you need to check this out with your local physician in case you need further work up. ...Read more

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22yr old female. I have piles and have been using the cream but am. Now getting leg pain right down to my foot and also in groin area and prickling?

22yr old female. I have piles and have been using the cream but am. Now getting leg pain right down to my foot and also in groin area and prickling?

May not be related: This sounds like a pinched nerve in some respects but you need to see your physician to confirm the diagnosis ...Read more

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Hi there, I'm a 39 yr old female. I have a small swollen (hard) Lymph node in my right groin area. I have lower back pain and pain in my right hip.?

Hi there, I'm a 39 yr old female. I have a small swollen (hard) Lymph node in my right groin area. I have lower back pain and pain in my right hip.?

Needs medical exam: You should see either your primary doctor or your OB/GYN as soon as possible and have that evaluated. It's possible that it may be nothing more than a rogue urinary tract infection. But the hard and swollen lymph node needs to be evaluated by medical personnel (doctor preferably) sooner rather than later. Cheers! ...Read more