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I have a painless knot in my groin?

I have a painless knot in my groin?

Check it out: Check it out, it could be a simple hernia, or a muscle strain, or a lymph node from a cut foot or leg, but sometimes it can be a condition a lot more serious. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more


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Found a lump under my chin.?

Found a lump under my chin.?

See a doctor: Get this looked at by a professional. May represent a problem with your teeth, a tumor, a swollen salivary gland, and so on. Get it seen. ...Read more

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Recently found a marble sized lump in my left armpit. Not painful. Armpit itches in area of lump. That his how i found it. Cause 4 concern? Ideas?

Recently found a marble sized lump in my left armpit. Not painful. Armpit itches in area of lump. That his how i found it. Cause 4 concern? Ideas?

Various causes: A persistent marble sized lump in the armpit could be a cyst, ingrown hair, early abscess or a growth. If the lump does not recede, have it checked by a physician. ...Read more

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I have a hard, fixated lump in my neck (under ear) and in my inner right thigh. I noticed the pea-sized lump in my neck and groin about 2 years ago.

Lump in neck/groin: May be a lymph node from chronic sinusitis in the neck and prostatitis/urethritis in the groin or autoimune conditions.. Seek medical attention at urgent care as lymph nodes can enlarge for other reasons like masses/tumors (less likley but still possible) so you need to have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have found a boil like lump on my right inner groin?

I have found a boil like lump on my right inner groin?

Question?: So0rry: what is IS your question? Wouldn't you agree that it's time to get to a physician anjd get examined? Maybe it's time to shut off the computer and call for an apppintment OR go directly to the ER or UC clinic. What exactly are you asking? ...Read more

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I have a lump in my neck near the vein?

I have a lump in my neck near the vein?

Many things: Are possible, but it is common to have lymph nodes in the neck in the area of your veins. You should see your doctor who will examine you and determine if anything else is needed. ...Read more

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I found a bruise on my stomach with a small knot in the middle.?

I found a bruise on my stomach with a small knot in the middle.?

Hernia?: If you see a bulge - it could be a hernia which needs to be surgically repaired. It could also be a trauma/internal bruising causing bruise and inflammation - you will need to have it looked at by a doc. ...Read more

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I recently found a lump in my armpit.it's pretty painful.i now have one lump in my armpit that are slightly black.cancer symptom?

I recently found a lump in my armpit.it's pretty painful.i now have one lump in my armpit that are slightly black.cancer symptom?

Armpit lumps: Require a doctor licensed in your area to examine as have a variety of causes. This will help sort it out and allow your question of cancer to be addressed which we can't do without examining the area. Here is some general information on causes: http://www.healthline.com/health/armpit-lump#overview1 All the best ...Read more

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I have pea sized lump in left of neck and was a pea sized lump in right groin but now size of marble, cancer? Or what could this be?

I have pea sized lump in left of neck and was a pea sized lump in right groin but now size of marble, cancer? Or what could this be?

See a physician!: Your doctor will ask you many detailed questions - including what the time span of enlargement has been and your medical history. In combination with a physical exam (of your entire body, including special attention to the consistency of those ymph nodes) and probably some tests, your doctor will narrow down the range of possibilities. ...Read more

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Have had a soft painless lump in my right armpit for several years size of a golf ball a smaller in my left armpit. neither has changed size ?

Have had a soft painless lump in my right armpit for several years size of a golf ball a smaller in my left armpit. neither has changed size ?

LymphNode v cyst v ?: While it's rare for lymph nodes to stay swollen for a long time, it's not impossible. Typically they're pain if acute. There are many glands & cysts in the axilla which could explain lump. Perhaps a lipoma (painless benign fatty deposit) or ingrown hair (but these are typically painful). No change in size is good. But best to go see your Family Doc for evaluation, testing & treatment as appropriat ...Read more

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I have a very painful lump in my armpit?

I have a very painful lump in my armpit?

Cyst?: There are few possibilties. See a dermatologist to examine you and recommend treatment. ...Read more

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Hello, a few months ago i noticed a small, movable, non-painful lump in the hollow area of my collarbone. I can move the lump in and out of this area.

Lymphadenopathy: Without an exam and possibly some imaging studies it is impossible to know what this is. Go and see a doctor and have this diagnosed appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a bump in my groin area on my right side. Could it be a swollen lymph node or a hernia?

Could be either: Best to let your pcp examine you and get some history. Then appropriate further evaluation or referral can be done. ...Read more

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Found a lump under armpit?

Get checked aoon!: Lump under the armpit is an enlarged lymph node.. It often very concerning for cancer such as breast cancer, lymphoma or other cancers.. Get checked as soon as possible.. You need full exam including breast, mammogram and biopsy.. ...Read more

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I have a small hard lump in my lower groin area and one in between scrotum and anus. Should I be worried?

I have a small hard lump in my lower groin area and one in between scrotum and anus. Should I be worried?

Possibly: A small hard lump in any area can be due to benign (not life threatening) and malignant (cancer, and life threatening) causes. I would recommend having a physician examine the lump sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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This morning while showering I found a lump in my groin it doesn't hurt. I am male age 66. I have an appointment for tomorrow to have my gp look at it. Cause? How worried should I be?

This morning while showering I found a lump in my groin  it doesn't hurt.  I am male age 66.  I have an appointment for tomorrow to have my gp look at it.  Cause?  How worried should I be?

Agree look at: Most likely a hernia, but could be testicular cancer, etc. Agree with a physical examination to direct further investigation and therapy. If a hernia may or may not need surgery. ...Read more

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Found this lump in my groin area. At first it was a red lump and yesterday i discovered a huge change in it. Do you know what it is?

Found this lump in my groin area. At first it was a red lump and yesterday i discovered a huge change in it. Do you know what it is?

No I do not: But, a guess would be it may be an abscess or a boil/carbuncle, or maybe an infected hair follicle (folliculitis). Any lesion like conditions should really be assessed with a clinical exam to get the definitive diagnosis to assure the correct treatment occurs, best wishes to you. ...Read more

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I'm 16 years old and 5 weeks ago I found a hard lump in my groin, it is the size of a grape and has grown recently?

Lymph node: The body has a series of strainers called lymph nodes that sift through stray fluids in the body & take out germs and other debris.You likely have & have had something going on with that leg,a series of bug bites or a sore, that led to the enlargement. These usually enlarge & shrink over 3-4 wks. If this has gone on 5 wks you may want your doc to confirm the process. ...Read more

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Found a lump where in my groin. Hurts when I press on it. Is it canc?

Not necessarily: That is one possibility but less likely given that it hurts. It may be a hernia or an enlarged lymph node that may just be from a skin or other infection in the area. Check with your doctor to further evaluate this, especially if it does not improve over a little time. If pain is severe, go to the emergency room as may be a trapped hernia which should be addressed right away. ...Read more

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I am 25 weeks pregnant and yesterday i found a painful lump in my groin area, what could this be?

See OB: See your OB doctor and let them know. Could be anything from a cyst to a swollen lymph node. Get it looked at. ...Read more

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When changing my baby's diaper I found a lump in his groin. What could this be?

When changing my baby's diaper I found a lump in his groin. What could this be?

Hard to say: A lump in the groin could be an enlarged inguinal lymph node, which can occur after a diaper rash or healing sore of the legs. Occassionally a testicle will retract into the inguinal canal and can be felt there. Inguinal hernias can also present this way. Best to have it checked to be certain. ...Read more

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What does a lump in my groin mean?

Possibilities: The groin 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, tendons 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

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What can I do about a hard lump in my groin?

See your Dr or : Consult with a general surgeon or urologist. There are many fine drs. In quincy and boston.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about a lump in my groin area?

Different options: The groin 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, tendons 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

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What is this lump in my groin that appeared overnight?

What is this lump in my groin that appeared overnight?

See a doctor but: it sounds like it could be an inguinal hernia. Other possibilities include abscess (infection), swollen lymph node, fungal infection, or varicocele/hydrocele. A physical exam could likely sort it out, and if it is a hernia that is causing pain or symptoms you may need surgery to fix it. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a lump in my groin area about 4 inches long and not painful ?

Hernia: Need to have a physical exam. Hernia comes to mind in that area but without an exam can not say for sure. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my groin area. It hurts to move it, it's about the size of a penny but very sensitive. Also visible, what could it be?

I have a hard lump in my groin area. It hurts to move it, it's about the size of a penny but very sensitive. Also visible, what could it be?

Inflamed lymph node: The lump you feel in your groin is likely an inflamed lymph node. This occurs if you have some abnormality like an infection occurring in your genitals or in organs in your lower body area like bladder or Prostate. If you are sexually active, there is concern for an STD. You should see your doctor and be checked for STD and other possible causes for an enlarged and tender lymph node. ...Read more

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Hello! I've had this painful lump in my groin region for over 3 weeks now that won't go away. I get them really often but they usually disappear.

Must be seen: If this lump in your groin is associated with pain, especially if there is redness or swelling nearby, it should be seen by a general doctor. Sometimes painful lumps are lymph nodes that have become inflamed due to regional injury or infection. Sometimes the lump itself is infected and in that situation may need excision. Lastly, a hernia is possible. Get it checked as soon as possible.Best wishes ...Read more

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What should I do about the lump in my groin in the inguinal region?

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