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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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How do you treat lymph nodes in groin area of a female?

How do you treat lymph nodes in groin area of a female?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Please help! What is this lump beside my groin area (female)?

Please help! What is this lump beside my groin area (female)?

Possibilities: Without an exam it is hard to answer your question. It could be - a hernia, a swollen lymph node, an abscess, a lipoma, a cyst - to name a few possibilities. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a cyst in my right groin area. It's been there for a few years now and I would like to know what to do about it. Female docs only please?

I have a cyst in my right groin area. It's been there for a few years now and I would like to know what to do about it. Female docs only please?

Cyst by groin: Seriously only a female physician can advise you about a cyst that has 'been present for years' near your right groin? Go to your pcp and get a referral to a dermatologist/surgeon regardless of sex. Assuming this question is legitimate. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has these bumps in his groin area. They are kind of hard and you can move them around under his skin. They feel like knots. Any theories?

My boyfriend has these bumps in his groin area. They are kind of hard and you can move them around under his skin. They feel like knots. Any theories?

See a doctor: A doctor would need to examine him in order to diagnose them. The lumps could be a number of thing including swollen lymph nodes possibly from an infection. ...Read more

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Can a strained or pulled muscle cause muscle knots in the groin area? '

Can a strained or pulled muscle cause muscle knots in the groin area? '

Pulled muscle can: Impact the function of other muscles, including the groin area. Your doctor can assess and refer to another professional to help if needed. Peace and good health. I see that you experience panic attacks. Please watch your self-talk so your mind does not run away w/problems that may or may not be the case. ...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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Hi, I am a 17 year old female, and for over a year have gotten these hard lumps under my skin in the groin area, they can be moved around?

Likely lymph nodes: The body has small collection stations that filter the serum. Areas. Those in the groin are often pea to peanut sized at rest, but enlarge if they are working to filter debris from bug bites, rashes, or other issues from their areas. If they are not painful and red, and go up and down in size over 3-4 weeks, they are normal. If one or several seem matted together, immobile, a doc should check them. ...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?

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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My husband has a knot by the groin area or bikini line and he say its a little sore. What is it?

My husband has a knot by the groin area or bikini line and he say its a little sore. What is it?

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 more

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My 2 year old daughter has two large knots near her groin/hip area. Is this something I should worry about?

Lymphadenopathy: What you are describing sounds like swollen/enlarged lymph nodes. This can be a normal finding but it is worth having her pediatrician take a look. They will examine the lumps and better be able to determine what they are and if there is cause for further investigation. ...Read more

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I am a 51 year old female I have a lump on my right groin area it's about the size of a walnut it is very hard not too much pain hardly moves?

I am a 51 year old female I have a lump on my right groin area it's about the size of a walnut it is very hard not too much pain hardly moves?

Get an exam: This could be an enlarged lymph node. How long have you had this lump? Did it grow in size? Did you have any recent regional infection or inflammation? I recommend you see a doctor and get an exam first. Sometimes, further testing or biopsy may be required depending on the exam. ...Read more

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Do I have Lymph Nodes, in my waist/groin area? It feels like I do. There is little knots that feel just like Lymph Nodes. And these ones feel swollen.

Do I have Lymph Nodes, in my waist/groin area? It feels like I do. There is little knots that feel just like Lymph Nodes. And these ones feel swollen.

Lymph system: Is throughout the body and a large concentration of lymph tissue is in the groin. Please see your doc to make sure all is well. After that, consider seeing a nutritionist to learn about detox using things like dark leafy greens, etc. Massage can help circulate lymph fluid also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am female, I have a quarter size non painful lump under my skin in the groin area. Where the lump is skin looks darker or gray. Help!

I am female, I have a quarter size non painful lump under my skin in the groin area. Where the lump is skin looks darker or gray. Help!

See your provider!: There are various causes, some of which are harmless, such as a cyst of the skin, and others can be more serious, such as a type of skin tumor. I would see your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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I am a 19 year old female and was wondering what can cause pain in mid right groin area? Pain is minor and is kind of a mix of aching and sharp.

I am a 19 year old female and was wondering what can cause pain in mid right groin area? Pain is minor and is kind of a mix of aching and sharp.

Physical exam: By a physician will give you the best answer. It could be many things. If you can reproduce the pain by pressing there, it could be psoas bursitis or tendinitis, it could be something inside your pelvis causing pain like appendix, ovary or intestine. It's really hard to say, see a doctor if it persists or gets worse. ...Read more

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Female, 18. Lump in groin area: painless, firm but not hard, marble size and growing. It was first noticed about 5 months ago. What could it be?

Female, 18. Lump in groin area: painless, firm but not hard, marble size and growing. It was first noticed about 5 months ago. What could it be?

Lymph node: Most of the time it is an inflammed lymph node - sometimes from a scratch on your leg, or from a cat. It is very rare for this lymph node to represent something like a lymphoma - a type of treateable cancer. As a precaution, you should see a doctor to check it given how long it has been around. Remember that this is still much more likely to be an irritated lymph node. Hernias tend to cause pain. ...Read more

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I have two knots under skin in groin area after lifting stuff for a week they are a little sore. What's the chance of it being lymphoma? I feel fine

Exam best: If you feel there are definite lumps in the groin it's best to be examined to check for enlarged lymph nodes or a hernia. Even if there is nothing significant found by the physicians examination, the peace of mind is worthwhile. ...Read more

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Hi I am a 19 year old female and I keep get these boils in my inner thigh/groin area. Everytime one goes away another comes up. Should I be worried?

Hidradenitis?: There are two main possibilities. You might be colonized with bacteria causing recurrent infections, usually staph or strep, in which case prolonged antibiotic treatment might put a stop to it. Or maybe hidradenitis suppurativa, a chronic inflammatory condition that can affect the armpits as well as groin. See your doctor, who might refer you to a dermatologist for expert advice. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have several small pimples on my groin area? I'm a 16 year old female.

I have several small pimples on my groin area? I'm a 16 year old female.

Hair bumps: Not to shave for few days and use warn soak or compress, then apply some moisturizer will help ...Read more

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Have a buzzing sensation in lower groin/ vaginal area. Age 66. No other female issues... Neg for bleeding, infections or surgery?

Many possibilities: Infection, autoimmune disorders, inflammation, and even malignancy can cause these symptoms. Notwithstanding this, most of the time these problems do not require surgery. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain in my groin area I am female age 39 I have a fibroid and continuously take cerelle pill and haven't had a period for 3 years?

I am experiencing pain in my groin area I am female age 39 I have a fibroid and continuously take cerelle pill and haven't had a period for 3 years?

You must be seen!: You need a complete exam. With lab tests and a transvaginal sonogram to see the anatomy of your pelvic organs, including the fibroid as well!
Further recommendation can only be given after the sonogram report becomes available!! ...Read more

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I am a 20 year old female and I am not sexually active. A hard, probably quarter sized or larger lump just appeared on my groin area out of nowhere.?

I am a 20 year old female and I am not sexually active. A hard, probably quarter sized or larger lump just appeared on my groin area out of nowhere.?

Small lymph node: Lymph nodes help drain infection. In your groin that would be working on the same leg or side of pelvis. It should settle down in a few days if it's done its job. If still there, bigger, redder or painful, see a doctor for proper exam and evaluation. ...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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Just noticed a knot lump like growth in my groin area where my pelvic bone and upper inner thigh meet the knot is an inch long what is it?

Inguinal knot: There are a few possibilities. It could very well be an enlarged lymph node. This usually happens when we become ill or have a urinary or sexually transmitted disease. Another possibility is an inguinal hernia. Questions to answer are is there fever? Pain? When does the pain come on? Go away? Any other infectious symptoms? I would see your doctor for a complete examination. Hope that helps ...Read more

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Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area (female), what could this be?

Possible tumor: Bilaterality of nodal disease in the groin is inflammatory or neoplastic. How large are the nodes and how firm? . Inflammation is tender. Tumor not tender. Area around anus should be checked for perianal lesion. If lesion is considered suspicious, the node must be removed for dx rather than needle bx which can be misinterpreted. ...Read more

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Have had serve pain in left groin area 4 2days running into left leg making it hard to walk w/ knot behind knee for 10mons what to do what could it be

Have had serve pain in left groin area 4 2days running into left leg making it hard to walk w/ knot behind knee for 10mons what to do what could it be

Leg pain: Groin pain going down the leg can come from the back or hip joint. I would recommend seeing a good chiropractor and physical therapist. Usually it will get better. If not then seek help from your primary to get the X ray to see if this needs more than just therapy. For now epsom salt bath can relax the muscle. Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain as long as you have no liver issues. ...Read more

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Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area (female), no pain, what could this b?

Good morning I had notice this morning (suddenly)that I have one swollen lymph nodes on each side of my groin area (female), no pain, what could this b?

Inflammation: Lymph nodes enlarge because of some inflammation in their area of drainage. Sometimes this can occur if you have a herpes outbreak or any other infection in the genital area. Let your doctor know if this does not resolve withing a week ...Read more

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How many lymph nodes are in the groin area female? I have had tenderness on the right side since April. It is August. I had an ultrasound

There are multiple: There can be over a dozen nodes in the groin. They are often related to the body fighting an infection or to abnormal cells in your blood. It would advised to obtain further labs like a culture for any STDs that could cause this node. Further lab work should include a complete blood count and follow up imaging studies of the node to rule out any serious causes. ...Read more