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My 4 yr old daughter has knot in groin area and it is hot to touch and painful, what could this be?

My 4 yr old daughter has knot in groin area and it is hot to touch and painful, what could this be?

Reactive lymph node: The lymph nodes are located all over the body & sift body serum & remove various particles, germs & debris. After a viral infection it is common for local glands(that may be the size of a pea at rest)to swell to the size of an almond or larger if they are working to clear debris.They can become infected and need antibiotics to assist in healing.See your doc for confirmation. ...Read more

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I have a knot in my groin area. Right beside my vagina. It hurts if I touch it it doesn't have a head on it and it changes in size. What could this be?

I have a knot in my groin area. Right beside my vagina. It hurts if I touch it it doesn't have a head on it and it changes in size. What could this be?

Lymph node: A tender swollen area in the groin could be an enlarged lymph node which is your body's immune system fighting off an infection or it could be a soft tissue abscess . The lymph node is definitely the more likely of the two. See your doctor to help address the infection. ...Read more

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I have hard and soft knots in my groin area and have trouble urinating and maintaining erection.

I have hard and soft knots in my groin area and have trouble urinating and maintaining erection.

When to see the Doc: By your description the best i can say is please get in to see your family doctor. There is too much going on here that needs in person evaluation. Especially the part about difficulty urinating. ...Read more

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We found a knot in my husbands groin area. It's on the left side and you can not see it only feel it if push. What could this be. He has not strained him self but he said it is painful.?

We found a knot in my husbands groin area. It's on the left side and you can not see it only feel it if push.  What could this be. He has not  strained him self but he said it is painful.?

Important get checke: That could certainly be a hernia but there are more troublesome possibilities so see your doctor soon to have it checked. Hernias can be repaired. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have heart catheterization that left a knot or lump in the groin area?

Is it possible to have heart catheterization that left a knot or lump in the groin area?

Knot: After catheterization through the groin vessels, a lump of hematoma is not uncommon. In can take a few weeks to completely resolve. ...Read more

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Had heart cath 6days ago through groin. Bruised & knot where procedure occurred and 2&1/2 inches down from that area. Normal?

Had heart cath 6days ago through groin. Bruised & knot where procedure occurred and 2&1/2 inches down from that area. Normal?

Post CATH: Some bleeding into the groin is not unusual post femoral puncture. It often dissects lower also. This should not in general be pulsatile or painful. It is worth having your dr. Check it. ...Read more

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I have a painless knot in my groin?

Check it out: Check it out, it could be a simple hernia, or a muscle strain, or a lymph node from a cut foot or leg, but sometimes it can be a condition a lot more serious. ...Read more

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I've found three small knots on my right thigh. One on the back of my thigh, one near the groin, and one near the knee. Along with mass/swelling. Help?

I've found three small knots on my right thigh. One on the back of my thigh, one near the groin, and one near the knee. Along with mass/swelling. Help?

Need to r/o infectio: You need to be certain these are not infected lesions. You need to discuss with your physician consider to biopsy and culture these to help clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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