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What causes "shotty" lumps in groin?

What causes "shotty" lumps in groin?

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

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more


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Groin lumps on right only and not sure what's up/female/55?

Groin lumps on right only and not sure what's up/female/55?

Need investigation: Right groin lumps may be enlarged lymph nodes, it may be just simple infection on the leg, or genitalia, or could be a tumor spread need to see your doctor immediately to find out cause and give relief to you mind. ...Read more

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I have red itchy lumps in groin area (male), what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy lumps in groin area (male), what is this and treatment?

Really Needs Exam: It could be several things from fungal infections, irritated or infected hair follicles, heat rash/chaffing, etc. It really needs to be examined to be sure. ...Read more

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How to get rid of groin pain after I fall?

How to get rid of groin pain after I fall?

Get evaluation: If you have pain in the groin following an injury, you need to be evaluated to make sure you do not have a fracture involving the hip. ...Read more

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I noticed groin lumps and not sure what's up/?

I noticed groin lumps and not sure what's up/?

Could be: Could be ingrown hairs or enlarged lymph nodes. See your doctor! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: groin lumps?

What is the definition or description of: groin lumps?

Swollen glands: There are lymph nodes in your groins and they may swell if you have an infection, virus, or just sometimes in the cycle. If they do not go away in a month then I would see a dr. For an examination. ...Read more

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Groin lumps on right only and not sure what's up/female/55?

Need investigation: Right groin lumps may be enlarged lymph nodes, it may be just simple infection on the leg, or genitalia, or could be a tumor spread need to see your doctor immediately to find out cause and give relief to you mind. ...Read more

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Could my groin lumps be a hernia?

Maybe: A single groin lump could be a hernia; or it can be an enlarged lymph node, a tumor, or even an infection. More than one lump in the same inguinal area (groin) is not likely to be an inguinal hernia. One's doctor can examine this/these and determine what it/they are. ...Read more

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Can my groin lumps be a result of a sporting hernia?

Can my groin lumps be a result of a sporting hernia?

Yes: A mass or lump in the groin can be from many different things like lymph node, cyst, fatty tumor, cancer and hernia. Please see a doctor and have this area examined. ...Read more

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I am 7 weeks pregnant. Had u/s yesterday showed ok. Today I noticed two small groin lumps (lymph node?) and no pain at all. Should I be concerned?

Doubtful: It is common to have small lymph nodes or groin lumps even when not sick. Suggest a follow up with your doctor should pain develop or if there is more concern. Feel good ...Read more

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I have 3 groin lumps so I had a pap smear it hurt badly for the first time ever I have had an abnormal pap before and have hpv. Could it be cancer?

I have 3 groin lumps so I had a pap smear it hurt badly for the first time ever I have had an abnormal pap before and have hpv. Could it be cancer?

Possible, not likely: What you describe would no likely be cancer, but would more likely be an infection. The groin lumps would probably be enlarged lymph nodes. However, some pelvic cancers do spread to the groin lymph nodes - so it is possible. See your doctor to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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3 which is now 4 groin lumps in a week. Had pap smear which was very painful. They haven't before but had abnormal pap prev and hpv. Cervical cancer?

Negative pap?: If your present pap is negative, then it is more likely that the "groin lumps" (lymph nodes) are caused by an infection. Please see your md for clarification. ...Read more

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3 groin lumps dr said no infection but possible leukemia/lymphoma did blood work just had cbc/metab panel 4 weeks ago and normal. Can it change quick?

3 groin lumps dr said no infection but possible leukemia/lymphoma did blood work just had cbc/metab panel 4 weeks ago and normal. Can it change quick?

Biopsy: If the lymph nodes have been enlarged for 6 weeks or more and are not getting smaller, a biopsy should be considered. See your doctor again. Normal blood tests do not indicate that everything is ok, though it may be nothing serious. ...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?

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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What could cause a groin lump?

What could cause a groin lump?

Groin lump: The most common cause of a lump in the groin is a hernia (inguinal hernia). Other causes can include enlarged lymph nodes, tumors (benign or cancerous), aneurysms of blood vessels, etc. ...Read more

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Please help with groin lump! What could it be? Throbs.

See doctor: Possibilities would include inflamed lymph nodes or an inguinal (groin) hernia. Rarely could be an aneurysm of the artery. Your doctor could help you identify the cause of your discomfort and lump. ...Read more

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How to treat a groin lump?

How to treat a groin lump?

Need to know: It's nearly impossible to treat something if you don't know what you're treating. It could be anything from an enlarged lymph node to an ingrown hair to an inguinal hernia. The knowledge of other symptoms is important as well. I recommend you see your doctor for a proper history and exam to correctly determine what, if anything, needs to be treated. ...Read more

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I am experiencing groin lump. Hard lump in middle of pubic area?

Here are some...: Are the lump hurting you in which way, and how long has it been? Without a detailed set of info on the specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of the lump (s), it is hard to tell what it may be. But it is not that hard to sort all related things out correctly for good care by following suggestion in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Can I have lymphoma (groin lump/itchiness)?

Can I have lymphoma (groin lump/itchiness)?

Possible: The first thing you need to do is see your doctor. There are other more likely problems, such as an irritant, infection, inflammatory condition. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of lymphoma (groin lump/itchiness)?

What are the symptoms of lymphoma (groin lump/itchiness)?

Few symptoms: Lymphoma can have few symptoms, sometimes weight loss, night sweats, etc. Would need to have blood tests to look for abnormalities and physical examination. Sometimes x-ray to look for enlarged lymph nodes that can be located throughout the body. ...Read more