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Skin infection right groin swollen lymph node left groin. Can the left lymph node be reacting to the right groin skin infection?

Skin infection right groin swollen lymph node left groin. Can the left lymph node be reacting to the right groin skin infection?

Very possible: This can certainly be possible. If it doesn't go away in a week or so, you should be checked by your doctor to make sure you are not missing some other reason. Hopefully you will heal quickly. ...Read more

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Can a skin irritation in the groin cause swollen lymph nodes in this area?

Can a skin irritation in the groin cause swollen lymph nodes in this area?

Depends: A simple skin irritation per se doesn't cause enlarged lymph nodes unless it is complicated by cellulitis (skin infection). Other associated systemic signs like fever suggest cellulitis. If you are diabetic, there may be no systemic signs other than difficult to control blood sugars. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Went 2 ER 4 inflamed testicle pain groin, and swollen lymph nodes in my leg I had an ultrasound they said I had epididymitis now my penis is inflamed?

Went 2 ER 4 inflamed testicle pain groin, and swollen lymph nodes in my leg I had an ultrasound they said I had epididymitis now my penis is inflamed?

Reevaluation: You should be on antibiotics. If you are and you are getting worse so that the infection has spread to your penis, then you need to be evaluated. Inflammation of the skin is termed cellulitis, and should be controlled as soon as possible. Go back to the er first since they will be able to document any changes and contact an appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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Lymph nodes on right groin removed both benign. Recent skin infection right groin now swollen lymph node left groin. Related even though diff sides?

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 more

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Why won't my swollen groin lymph node go down? I have had a swollen lymph node in my groin now for a few months. I do not appear to have an infection!

Why won't my swollen groin lymph node go down? I have had a swollen lymph node in my groin now for a few months. I do not appear to have an infection!

Scarring: The node may be scarred and may take longer than a few months to shrink in size.
You may feel the node every couple of weeks, if the lymph gland doubles in size, becomes painful, ulcerates, or other nodes become enlarged, or you develop fever, you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is a swollen groin lymph node?

Lump in the groin: Usually this is from an infection in the pelvis or lower extremity. Lymph nodes swell up in response to infection. ...Read more

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I have a swollen groin lymph node, please help!?

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

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I have a swollen groin lymph node and its getting really large and super painful. Help?

I have a swollen groin lymph node and its getting really large and super painful. Help?

Go see ur Dr: And have it examined and possibly biopsied. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/tc/swollen-lymph-nodes-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Why do I have a lump below the middle part of bicep & swollen groin lymph node? Appeared 4 & 3 weeks ago, no growth after 48hrs, red, &initially painful

Bicep and groin?: I don't know of any relationship between a bicep "lump" and a groin lymph node. This isn't a problem that can be assessed over the internet. See a physician. ...Read more

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What can I do to help a swollen lymph node in the groin?

Try this: Take some anti-inflammatory meds- Ibuprofen (if no allergies), hopefully may shrink it a bit.
If it gets bigger and spreading, go see your dr. ...Read more

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Can shaving groin area cause a painless, small swollen lymph node?

Not uncommon: If shaving in this area exposes hair follicle to secondary infection, then the consequence is a groin lesion or node. Should such a groin lesion however be noted and is not a phenomenon of inflammation in groin then one would need to bx the groin node for possible malignancy ...Read more

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What should I do about potential swollen lymph node in groin area?

Check source: If nodes appear swollen, check for possible origin such as a skin lesion on the legs or lower abdomen. Also in females a vaginal lesion must be ruled out as well as perianal growth. If nothing found glands are to be watched. If the become more numerous, larger or firmer then biopsy indicated. ...Read more

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How does a swollen lymph node look around your groin? On black males?

How does a swollen lymph node look around your groin? On black males?

Small lump: Skin is unlikely to be discolored. You may or may not actually see a small lump. Much more likely to recognize a groin lyph node by feel rather than by actually just seeing a small lump. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node is my groin area. It has been characterized as smooth and mobile. What could this be?

Your friends: Lymph nodes are there protecting you from infection. As a kid, when I'd start going barefoot in the summer, my groin nodes would pop up. This is common. Stop worrying and be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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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

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I found a swollen lymph node in my right groin, it is very painful and it is right on my panty-line, is this serious?

Infected lymph node: Need to be seen by physician to examine you. Mat treat with antibiotics. If persisted need further evluation may include possible biopsy. ...Read more

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For the past 3 weeks I have had a swollen lymph node on the back and side of my neck and now feel one in my groin area. Should I be worried?

Would not be worried: However, these need to be checked out by a physician and in the context of your medical history and a full medical exam. Go ahead and schedule an appointment. Enlarged lymph nodes are usually a sign of transient infection. They can rarely be an early sign of cancer, which needs to be diagnosed as early as possible. ...Read more

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Help! Could swollen lymph node in groin cause back pain?

No: Swollen lymph nodes do not cause back pain. However the swollen lymph nodes suggest an inflammatory or infectious process happening in your body. If this does not resolve I would seek medical evaluation to determine why you have swollen lymph nodes and why you are having back pain. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between a swollen lymph node or hernia in my groin area?

How to tell the difference between a swollen lymph node or hernia in my groin area?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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

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I have a swollen lymph node on left groin and a few lumps on my lower back I don t have health insurance and lumps on back cause pain.?

Go to emergency dept: You must have this looked at. It could be an infection or something else that is serious. If you don't have a doctor or clinic you can go to, then go to the emergency department at a local hospital. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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.?

Probably infection: 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