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Groin Lymph Node Cancer Symptoms
What are typical colon cancer symptoms that most patients have? Do all cancer patients have swollen, painful lymph nodes?
Here are some. ..: Does this question pertain to you? If yes, it is much less likely happening to one at 20. The common symptoms related with colon cancer are changed habit of BM without traceable foods indigestion, bloody in or on stool, but most patients would not have any symptoms at all in its early stage. Besides, it related LN enlargement presents in mesentery, not outside. More? Ask doctors timely. ...Read more
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
What are thyroid cancer symptoms? My lymph nodes are swollen, so I first thought I had an infection. But I feel ok, the swelling isn’t going away and now my voice is hoarse. Could I have thyroid cancer?
Thyroid cancer: Thyroid cancer normally presents with a mass that is biopsied to show cancer. Advanced cancer can affect the recurrent laryngeal nerve to change your voice quality (mass effect) or lymph node involvement. Lymph node enlargement is more commonly related to a cold or infection. See your doctor for more details. ...Read more
I have an enlarged lymph node on the right side of my groin. I've had it for 6 years and it's the size of an almond. Cancer? Causes?
I have a reaccuring 'boil' on my inner right thigh. Near my groin. Possible lymph node region. It is super painful. Nickel size. Boil cancer?!
I have just had my PET-CT results today that show my lymph node in my groin is 'active' also a spot on my spine that is also 'active' is it cancer?
Best way to be sure-: -is to have the a biopsy of the node done as it is easy to get at. If it is negative, then a spine surgeon should be consulted. ...Read more
Finished chemo for stage iiia ovarian cancer in oct 2013. Ca125 was 8 6wks ago and 20 now have large right groin node. Is the ca125 jump a lot? Can incisional hernia cause lymph node to swell?
Seek medical exam: Your oncologist needs to know about this groin node if you have not yet told him. Since your ca 125 is still in the normal range, I would not draw any conclusions but your doctor needs to examine you and guide you. It is best not to follow your disease with ca125 right now as it will likely have such fluctuatiosns, causing you to be nervous and anxious, yet it does not help in making treatment decis. ...Read more
Your doc knows best.: Sometimes a single biopsy is not conclusive. In medicine we must be sure of the diagnosis. That may require an additional sample. ...Read more
Please be seen: Any swelling of nodes in the groin need to be explained. Even insect bites on your lower leg can make nodes enlarge. Of course other issues need to be considered, depending on the full history and physical your doctor completes. Good luck. ...Read more
What else can cause enlargted retroperitoneaql lymph nodes other than cancer and what are the symptoms++of+an+enlarged+retroperitoneal+lymph+node?
Many things: Enlarged retroperitoneal lymph nodes can be caused by different things, not just malignancy - like infection on the adjacent areas- like abscess in kidney or other infection on the retroperitoneal area, inflammation- like in autoimmune disorder/rheumatological disorder, systemic disease like immunodeficiency, viral infections etc. ...Read more
Slightly enlarged right clavicle lymph node. What are other causes besides cancer. Everything I read says its bad for that area. No other symptoms?
Probably not: But consider having it assessed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Drs found a left para aortic lymph node enlarged to 3cm. ....All other test came back ok no symptoms....No cancer... Is it ok to leave it alone?
Evaluation: First question is why was initial scan that found lymph node performed? A complete evaluation is critical. Isolated para-aortic and ap window nodes (levels 6 & 5) can be benign inflammatory, from lung cancer, from other cancer, or etc... Complete health maintenance including history, physical and appropriate risk associated screening critical : mammography, +/- colonoscopy, head neck eval, etc... ...Read more
Stage 111 non small cell lung cancer. Had lobectomy, cancer in lymph node an chest wall. What are the symptoms when you get closer to death.?
Wait to Worry: You should not be thinking about death unless your Cancer is growing or spreading (called Metastasis). Most people with growing cancer develop symptoms which will signal that you need to see your doctor for examination. A periodic check up by your doctor can reveal signs of tumor recurrence if there is one. So as long as you get checked periodically or when you have new symptoms, you are doing fine ...Read more
I am 21 and felt a right supra clavicle lymph node. With no other symptoms does this suggest lung cancer?
No: Lots of healthy guys and ladies have tissue there. It's your friend. Leave it alone. Everybody has some palpable lymph nodes, in sifferent places for different people. Malignant nodes are obviously abnormal. Be glad for good health. ...Read more
Does scleroderma present with just a lymph node with punctate foci in neck & reflux no other symptoms fna neg 4 cancer no signs of anything?
A CT of my chest showed an enlarged lymph node in the carina area. It measured 1.8 cm. What is the likelihood this could be a symptom of lung cancer?
Brief sex 4 days ago. Today saw one painless large olive sized lymph node on left groin. No other symptoms or sores noticed. Is this herpes? Or what?
Not herpes: Almost certainly not herpes. There is no STD or other infection likely to cause lymph node enlargement in 4 days, especially without other symptoms like sores or irritation. The new lump in your groin -- whether really a lymph node or something else -- probably has nothing to do with the sexual event 4 days earlier. See a doctor if it persists, if any other symptoms, or you remain concerned. ...Read more
Can hlh leukemia or general leukemia be hereditary? I have symptoms and considering a biopsy of the lymph node in my groin or neck. Please let me know
Rare, if at all:
But do not use abbreviations...I do not know what hlh leukemia is!
a simple blood test is the first step before you start thinking about a lymph node biopsy. So get a CBC and if it is normal, then you should feel that nothing like a leukemia is the cause of your symptoms! ...Read more
What are the possible causes of a large painless swollen lymph node in the groin (2 cm or so) that lasted about a month without other symptoms?
Infection or tumor: A large palpable painless node in groin is abnormal and may be inflammatory or neoplastic. One checks the abdominal wall and skin of extremity on the side of the node. Then one examines rectum and perianal area for inflammation or tumor. If source not identified then node bx indicated to RO lymphoma or other cause. ...Read more
Hi there, I am a 17 year old male and just recently I have noticed my lymph node in my groin. It is on the left side and about the size of a pea, it is soft too. It is not visually noticeable but I can feel it. Is this normal? I have no other symptoms to
Yes, normal: At least half of all healthy persons have at least one groin lump like this. It's probably a scarred lymph node from some distant past infection. Do not repeatedly examine your own groin. That will just cause such lumps to appear from the pressure etc. Don't worry about it. ...Read more
1 random swollen lymph node in groin area for 1 week now. Painful, but not growing, the skin is not red, it is hard but movable, no other symptoms.
Get it checked: Many possible reasons-too many to discuss here-exist. A good history and physical will help narrow down these possibilities. ...Read more
1 random swollen lymph node in groin area for 1 week now. Painful, but not growing, the skin is not red, it is hard but movable, no other symptoms.?
But could be a malignancy or inflammatory condition.
Get an exam and blood tests for starters. If doesn't go away, need biopsy. ...Read more
Not likely but:
It is not likely just by having a one swollen lymph node in groin. But we can not tell you for sure what it could be due to.
I will suggest you get it checked by your family doctor. Discuss with your parents and get it checked as you are 16 years old. ...Read more
Lymph is swollen in groin, testicular swelling/pain and pelvic pain. Only every once and a while but for 3 months. No other symptoms. Std? Cancer?
I've had one swollen inguinal lymph node for 3 weeks. No STDs or other symptoms at all. I'm getting a biopsy. What is the probability of cancer?
Pretty low, but: It depends on size, consistency, lab results, age, and other factors. Overall, the vast majority of lymph node biopsies are benign. ...Read more
Swollen painless inguinal lymph nodes and 2 under each ear lobe-stationary for 2 months. Cbc-normal. No symptoms. Chewing tobacco for a week. Cancer?
Swollen Lumph Nodes: Although oral cancer is assocaited with chewing tobacco, one week of use will not result in cancer. The wide separation between the nodes in the neck and the nodes in the groin suggest something else may be pgoing on, ranging from a simple post-viral adenoparhy to something more sinister. If they nodes don't clear on their own, I suggest she consult her doctor for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more