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Nearby infection: Painful swollen lymph nodes on one side may often suggest that you have a nearby infection on that side. It should resolve when the infection goes away. The swollen lymph node suggests that your body is working to fight infection. ...Read more
Need physical exam: Swollen lymph nodes are never normal. You really need to be examined by a physician to figure out what is going on. Many times, infections can be the cause of swollen lymph nodes in the groin but there are many other causes. Please don't wait and ask your pcp to take a look and help you figure out what is going on. I hope this helps. Best wishes, ariel. ...Read more
Yes: Lymph nodes in the right groin area are associated with your legs and genital area. Any type of inflammation or infection in those areas can cause your groin lymph nodes to swell. If you have an ingrown hair bump in your groin that is inflamed, it could be the cause. Other causes can include a sexually transmitted disease or even cancer. See a health provider to be sure. ...Read more
Need more info: This is hard to answer without a physical exam. Please see your family physician asap. ...Read more
Does the person have: Classic shingles symptoms? Shingles can cause fairly dramatic pain which is followed within a few days by a rash. It usually appears in a particular location on one side of the body. The rash burns intensely, itches & is made up blisters that open up & crust over. A person could also have a fever, chills, headache and generalized aches & pains with fatigue. A lymph node draining the dermatome>. ...Read more
GroinLymphadenopathy: Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) doesn't by itself cause groin lymph node pain, as it is a fungal condition limited to the skin--unless there is concomitant foot infection--. Pain in a groin lymph node suggests inguinal lymphadenopathy, w/c is usually caused by infection or metastatic tumor/malignancy in the foot or elsewhere in lower limb, in w/c case it is imperative to seek prompt medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
BAsic info: 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
Skin infection right groin swollen lymph node left groin. Can the left lymph node be reacting to the right groin skin infection?
Groin lump: Groin lumps are usually cysts or can be as simple as a blocked sweat glands. If inside labia it can be a bartholin glands cyst . Also can be a hernia which are larger softer lumps that may be reducible(pushed back into the body). STI can cause local lymph node swelling as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lymph nodes on right groin removed both benign. Recent skin infection right groin now swollen lymph node left groin. related even though diff sides?
Groin lymph nodes: Lymph nodes in the groin are commonly slightly swollen because they have to deal with the daily activity of poop passing by that lymph drainage area. Lymph nodes are like the army barracks for the immune system. So the answer is 'no' left sided lymph nodes are not related to right side after removal. You can get skin infections now on the right side given the surgery that took place. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: They would be unrelated. If they persist see your doctor. ...Read more
More than one locati: This appears to have pain comes from more than one location. Groin pain could suggest the hip or surrounding muscles. Although it can occur back pain usually does not come from the hip . Your evaluation will need to look at both areas: back, including bone, joint continuous muscles. ...Read more