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2 groin lymph nodes excised both dermatopathic lymphadenitis. Now another prominent one in groin and bruising only in right leg. Bruising comes&shoes?

2 groin lymph nodes excised both dermatopathic lymphadenitis. Now another prominent one in groin and bruising only in right leg. Bruising comes&shoes?

Lymphadenitis only??: Get a second opinion on the slide review and have a hematology consult exam you completely. Hopefully everything all will work out in the end. ...Read more

Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymoses are bruises. Bruises are purple or red collections of blood under the skin that appear after blood vessels in the skin break, causing the blood to spread through the tissues ...Read more


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Cerebral angio 5 days ago with closure device. Have 1/2 inch oval bump on groin no bruising or blood on incision. But its sore when walking or bending?

Cerebral angio 5 days ago with closure device. Have 1/2 inch oval bump on groin no bruising or blood on incision. But its sore when walking or bending?

Groin bump: This needs to be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible -- he or she may order an ultrasound to make sure you do not have a pseudoaneurysm at the catheterization site in your groin. ...Read more

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Severe bone pain 4 groin lumps easy bruising weight loss headaches nausea but bloodwork norm excp for slight low grans..What could be going on?

Severe bone pain 4 groin lumps easy bruising weight loss headaches nausea but bloodwork norm excp for slight low grans..What could be going on?

Hard to say: Multiple potential causes. Good to know your blood work looked ok, but certainly not normal and further workup indicated. ...Read more

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I am a female and have bruising near groin after laparoscopic inguinal surgery 4 days ago, not at incision site. Is this normal?

I am a female and have bruising near groin after laparoscopic inguinal surgery 4 days ago, not at incision site. Is this normal?

It can be: It could be normal if the laparoscopic instrument was used to explore near the groin area. Using a laparoscope does not guarantee that just the incision site is the area of bruising. ...Read more

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How long does soreness last from heart cath done 3 days ago and why huge bruising at groin leg site of the cath?

Not uncommon: It's not uncommon to be soar at the cath site. Discoloration is also typical as i little bit of bleeding at the site will cause a black and blue area. I would give the soarness a week to ten days to resolve before getting worried about it. ...Read more

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Is drinking alcohol 2 days after inguinal hernia surgery ok or will it increase bruising in groin area?

Is drinking alcohol 2 days after inguinal hernia surgery ok or will it increase bruising in groin area?

A couple drinks OK: Excessive drinking can affect your liver's function ... Which might cause more bruising, but in general won't have any effect. A couple of drinks is ok. Good luck with your hernia repair ... I hope you're having it done laparoscopically! regards, dr. T. ...Read more

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My grandson who is 6 has 2 blue bruises on either side of his groin what could of caused this?

My grandson who is 6 has 2 blue bruises on either side of his groin what could of caused this?

Trauma?: Have you asked him about any injuries? You should have him seen by the doctor to see why he has the bruises. ...Read more

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Is it normal for severe bruising to occur 4 days after a groin injury?

Is it normal for severe bruising to occur 4 days after a groin injury?

Bruises: Bruises can get darker as they heal. They can turn yellow, darker purple but should resolve in 2-3 weeks. Avoid non-steroidal antiiflammatories like advil, ibuprofen, aspirin. ...Read more

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It's been one week since i had an angiogram. Insertion was in the groin and i'm still experiencing fresh bruising. Not a lot but still it is obvious. ?

It's been one week since i had an angiogram. Insertion was in the groin and i'm still experiencing fresh bruising. Not a lot but still it is obvious. ?

Duplex ultrasound : May be able to rule out a pseudoaneurysm. Sometime bruising is normal. You should see your doctor who performed the angiogram. ...Read more

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My son had an injury to his groin area, started with bad bruising, now just bulging lump in his groin area..What should I do?

My son had an injury to his groin area, started with bad bruising, now just bulging lump in his groin area..What should I do?

Lump in Groin: All groin lumps should be examined by your health care provider. Causes: harmless (benign) cyst, hernia (usually a soft, large bulge in the groin on one or both sides) infections in the legs, injury trauma to the groin area. Lipomas (harmless fatty growths), swollen lymph glands in the groin. ...Read more

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more