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Hi, I am a 17 year old female, and for over a year have gotten these hard lumps under my skin in the groin area, they can be moved around?

Hi, I am a 17 year old female, and for over a year have gotten these hard lumps under my skin in the groin area, they can be moved around?

Likely lymph nodes: The body has small collection stations that filter the serum. areas.Those in the groin are often pea to peanut sized at rest, but enlarge if they are working to filter debris from bug bites, rashes, or other issues from their areas. If they are not painful and red,and go up and down in size over 3-4 weeks, they are normal. If one or several seem matted together,immobile, a doc should check them. ...Read more

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I'm 18 years old and I feel 3 separate lumps in the area between my inner thigh and groin area. It is a bit hard And seems to move. they are small?

They are probably: lymph nodes, which, at your age are probably benign. However, it's best to have them checked by your doctor. They will examine you and may need to do some testing. ...Read more

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30 year old male. Hard lump under my skin in the groin area. About 1 cm long. Can be moved slightly and slightly sore if I press it. No other lumps.

Cyst, gland or node: Sore hard lumps are worrisome, especially those in the groin area as they can represent swollen lymph nodes. Lumps that move are less likely to be cancer. Cysts & glands can also get clogged, even infected. Apply warm compresses to (possible) infections (ice packs to injuries). If not better, go see your Family Doc for evaluation. If worse before then, go to nearest urgent care. ...Read more

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Two hardened lumps under my skin in the groin area one closer to anus other closer to vaginal area. both tender and if sqeezed feel hard masses that?

HARDENED LUMPS GROIN: HAVE YOUR PCP LOOK AT IT. I DO NOT KNOW HOW LONG THESE HAVE BEEN WITH YOU? A DERMATOLOGIST MAY BE OF SOME HELP. DO NOT WAIT . . . ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my groin area. It hurts to move it, it's about the size of a penny but very sensitive. Also visible, what could it be?

I have a hard lump in my groin area. It hurts to move it, it's about the size of a penny but very sensitive. Also visible, what could it be?

Inflamed lymph node: The lump you feel in your groin is likely an inflamed lymph node. This occurs if you have some abnormality like an infection occurring in your genitals or in organs in your lower body area like bladder or Prostate. If you are sexually active, there is concern for an STD. You should see your doctor and be checked for STD and other possible causes for an enlarged and tender lymph node. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in my groin/thigh area should I be concerned

Yes but...: You can't know what it is until you get checked. May just be inflammation, but more serious things can be present as well. Check with your pcp or a surgeon for a checkup. Good luck. ...Read more