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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more


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This morning while showering I found a lump in my groin it doesn't hurt. I am male age 66. I have an appointment for tomorrow to have my gp look at it. Cause? How worried should I be?

This morning while showering I found a lump in my groin  it doesn't hurt.  I am male age 66.  I have an appointment for tomorrow to have my gp look at it.  Cause?  How worried should I be?

Agree look at: Most likely a hernia, but could be testicular cancer, etc. Agree with a physical examination to direct further investigation and therapy. If a hernia may or may not need surgery. ...Read more

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I'm 16 years old and 5 weeks ago I found a hard lump in my groin, it is the size of a grape and has grown recently?

Lymph node: The body has a series of strainers called lymph nodes that sift through stray fluids in the body & take out germs and other debris.You likely have & have had something going on with that leg,a series of bug bites or a sore, that led to the enlargement. These usually enlarge & shrink over 3-4 wks. If this has gone on 5 wks you may want your doc to confirm the process. ...Read more

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When changing my baby's diaper I found a lump in his groin. What could this be?

When changing my baby's diaper I found a lump in his groin. What could this be?

Hard to say: A lump in the groin could be an enlarged inguinal lymph node, which can occur after a diaper rash or healing sore of the legs. Occassionally a testicle will retract into the inguinal canal and can be felt there. Inguinal hernias can also present this way. Best to have it checked to be certain. ...Read more

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Found this lump in my groin area. At first it was a red lump and yesterday i discovered a huge change in it. Do you know what it is?

Found this lump in my groin area. At first it was a red lump and yesterday i discovered a huge change in it. Do you know what it is?

No I do not: But, a guess would be it may be an abscess or a boil/carbuncle, or maybe an infected hair follicle (folliculitis). Any lesion like conditions should really be assessed with a clinical exam to get the definitive diagnosis to assure the correct treatment occurs, best wishes to you. ...Read more

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What does a lump in my groin mean?

Possibilities: The groin has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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What can I do about a hard lump in my groin?

See your Dr or : Consult with a general surgeon or urologist. There are many fine drs. In quincy and boston.. Good luck. ...Read more