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I have swelling in my groin area aqnd pain when i raise my leg .the pain is in the top of my leg ...reckon what this is?

I have swelling in my groin area aqnd pain when i raise my leg .the pain is in the top of my leg ...reckon what this is?

Hernia: The swelling in the groin can be an inguinal hernia, and the pain may increase with any movement or any heavy lifting or bending. Hernia can become very painful suddenly as the intestinal wall gets 'trapped", and that should be evaluated immediately. Avoiding heavy lifting may prevent this. Hernias typically are repaired surgically. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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I have had some swelling in my groin area for about two days. I have not felt any pain and was wondering if I should see a doctor now.

I have had some swelling in my groin area for about two days.  I have not felt any pain and was wondering if I should see a doctor now.

Yes: Make appointment with your primary care provider to determine the nature of the swelling and manage it appropriately depending on the cause, Some swellings may be related to infection in the groin area. ...Read more

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Found a swelling in my groin near scrotum, as it began to shrink it caused aching in testicles and groin. Lymph nodes are now swollen all over body.

Found a swelling in my groin near scrotum, as it began to shrink it caused aching in testicles and groin. Lymph nodes are now swollen all over body.

Lymph nodes: This seems to indicate an infective process of some sort. There are also other causes as well. If the lymph nodes are all swollen all over then you must go and see your doctor and get blood tests done. ...Read more

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Swelling and growling around groin area?

Swelling and growling around groin area?

Hernia?: An exam can tell this for sure. Infection or swollen lymph node can occur in the groin, but a loop of bowel in the groin can cause a growling noise ...Read more

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Swelling in groin after an endograft. Is this normal and what can I do?

Swelling in groin after an endograft. Is this normal and what can I do?

Check with surgeon.: Often just a collection of fluid called a seroma. Can be bleeding resulting in a hematoma, or what is called a pseudoaneurysm. Rarely can be infection. ...Read more

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Some slight discomfort and swelling in upper right groin for past several days. Only sensitive to touch and occasional bending and sitting.

Some slight discomfort and swelling in upper right groin for past several days. Only sensitive to touch and occasional bending and sitting.

See a doctor: May be an inguinal or groin hernia. See a doctor for an exam to see if it is pain from a muscle injury or a possible hernia. Find out what your options for possible treatments are. ...Read more

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I have swelling in groin, is it lymphoma?

I have swelling in groin, is it lymphoma?

Impossible to: Comment without more information. The most common cause would be a hernia. Is it a lump or just tissue fullness? Could be fluid or a discrete lump which could be a lymph node. ...Read more

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Swelling on right side of groin in pubic area?

Swelling on right side  of groin in pubic area?

Evaluation Needed: It could be anything from kidney stones to tumors to infection so an evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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Swelling in the groin area after an angiogram, normal?

Swelling in the groin area after an angiogram, normal?

No: Groin swelling after an angiogram suggests that the blood vessel in the groin through which a catheter was passed to perform the angiogram had not been adequately sealed by long enough pressure over the needle hole in the blood vessel after the catheter was removed. The swelling represents bleeding in the groin from the puncture site in the blood vessel used fro the angiogram. ...Read more

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Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more