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Knot In Groin Area Male
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible hernia: Groin or inguinal hernias are pretty common in males( although can happen in women too)and appear most of the time as soft protrusion which is usually non or slightly tender. It would be good to get checked and confirm diagnosis. If the area gets hard, difficult to press down and very tender is time to visit the ed, otherwise if not that severe i encourage you to make an appointment with your pcp. ...Read more
I use to shave now i'm getting stinging pain round the groin area mainly when i'm sitting down i'm male?
Probably: New hair growth. Why did you shave anyway? ...Read more
What to do if i'm a 25 year old male with numerous lumps in my groin area, a few are painful & if one is touched?
Groin lymph nodes: it should definitely be evaluated by a qualified doctor ...Read more
What do you suggest if i'm a 25 year old male with numerous lumps in my groin area, a few are painful & if one is touched..?
Examination right away: Numerous lumps in your groin, some painful, probably indicate an infection but could be relatively benign or from a number of different potentially serious problems ranging from a sexually transmitted disease to malignancy. A physical examination is recommended right away. ...Read more