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3 inch mass in groin area.Ultrasound said mass has blood flow. What does this mean? can this be cancer, very serious? referred 2urologist. I'm worried

3 inch mass in groin area.Ultrasound said mass has blood flow. What does this mean? can this be cancer, very serious? referred 2urologist. I'm worried

It is: probably an abnormal lymph node. Whether it is enlarged due to a malignant or inflammatory process cannot be reliably determined by ultrasound. You will likely need additional evaluation to determine what it is. ...Read more

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big mass in groin area. Ultrasound said mass has a blood flow. What does this mean? can this be cancer? very serious? referred to urologist. worried

big mass in groin area. Ultrasound said mass has a blood flow. What does this mean? can this be cancer? very serious? referred to urologist. worried

Mass: Presnece of blood flow doesn't equal either a cancer or benign lesion. The location and origin of the mass and later tissue biopsy wools decide that. Presence of blood flow makes biopsy complex. Need to know where in the groin is them lesion and how big. Best of luck ...Read more

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3 inch mass in groin area.ultrasound said mass has bloodflow. What does this mean? 59 y/o male. can this be cancer? leg does numb sometimes. plz help

3 inch mass in groin area.ultrasound said mass has bloodflow. What does this mean? 59 y/o male. can this be cancer? leg does numb sometimes. plz help

It can be or can not: be a cancer. The origin , the location of mass and further tests including a biopsy will show what it is. I hope this helps. If you want to discuss my answer to your question or if you have more questions contact me on my Virtual Practice at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Hard lymphnodes in groin. Lump under side of jaw+under collarbone. Nightsweats, itchy+tired. For over 1month. No viruses. Does this point to anything?

Hard lymphnodes in groin. Lump under side of jaw+under collarbone. Nightsweats, itchy+tired. For over 1month. No viruses. Does this point to anything?

Yes, it could: Be infection (such as mononucleosis or tuberculosis) or less likely malignancy (such as hodgkin's disease or lymphoma). You need to be seen by a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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Hard movable bumpy groin lump? With enlarged lymphnodes in both grown and neck. Some weightloss and swollen neck veins? Could it be cancer ?

Get seen by a doc : Given the lymph node enlargement both in the groin and neck you need to be seen ASAP. Some bacterial infections can cause this. Get seen right away. Best of luck. ...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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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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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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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