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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?

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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The region or crease between ...Read more


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What could the knot on my groin be?

Possibilities: Hernia, swollen lymph node. Abscess, cyst, lipoma... See your doctor. ...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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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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I have a painful hard knot in my left thigh right beside my groin..What could it be?

See your doctor: You may have a mass or an abscess and both need treatment. See your doctor if you need a biopsy or an incise and drain with antibiotic prescription. ...Read more

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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