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Knot In Groin Area
I have swollen burning armpits, knots in groin area, lump in neck all blood work came back semi-normal(wbc slightly elevated)along with MRI sent to general surgeon, who couldn't explain why tests are normal, but primary has had me on steroids/anit-biotics
Consider a bx: It sounds as if one of the areas need to be biopsied to actually see what is going on. Would prefer an open excisional biopsy with culture and sensitivities for fungus and bacteria. Send the rest of the specimen to pathology for review. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
Hernia?Lymph Nodes?: Commonest cause of a knot in the groin is from an Inguinal Hernia.That usually can be pushed in by keeping a gentle pressure on the knot/swelling. Other causes are swollen lymph glands He should make an apt with his Primary Care Doctor to find out what this knot is from.It will give you the correct diagnosis and proper tratment if needed ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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.?
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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?
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 moreGet help now ›
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?
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