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Large hard lump near groin and there is pus coming out. Should I be worried?

Large hard lump near groin and there is pus coming out. Should I be worried?

See your doctor: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more


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In a male, what would cause a large lump on left side of groin on the inside?

In a male, what would cause a large lump on left side of groin on the inside?

Hernia?: If you lie flat on your back, with legs relaxed but flexed, does the "lump" eventually disappear? If so, it is most likely a hernia and should be evaluated by a surgeon. If not or unsure, see your dr or urgent care for evaluation and referral prior to onset of problems. ...Read more

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I've got a large lump in the crease of my leg and groin. I know this can be common for men, but what about for women?

I've got a large lump in the crease of my leg and groin. I know this can be common for men, but what about for women?

Also common: Either way this needs to be seen by a surgeon. He will decide if this is a hernia or enlarged lymph node. Again either way you may require surgery to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a lump on the v region in my groin area. On the upper right side about an inch and a half from my vagina. About as big as a dime. Oval shaped?

Hard to say.: That is a tough question to answer without knowing anatomically where it is. Lymph nodes are very common in the groin but check with a good OB/GYN ...Read more

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I am experiencing groin lump. Fairly large quite hard. Had it for a while now. Not sore and no other symptoms?

I am experiencing groin lump. Fairly large quite hard. Had it for a while now. Not sore and no other symptoms?

Be seen: You would definitely want to be seen and evaluated. It is not a "normal" complaint and needs to be evaluated to make sure it is not some type of pathological process such as a tumor or infection. Be seen even if it is not causing you pain, needs to be diagnosed. Even if it is an enlarged node, etiology need to be sought. ...Read more

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I have a large movable lump in my subgastric area. Below the left side of my stomach, above the groin area, is it serious?

I have a large movable lump in my subgastric area. Below the left side of my stomach, above the groin area, is it serious?

Possible lipoma: A benign fatty growth. Not serious & can be removed under local anesthesia if necessary because it either bothers you or someone else. Worth having it checked by your family dr. ...Read more

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I have 1 large and many pea sized non-tender lumps in rt groin, and a couple on my rt neck. I have also lostalot of and am very tired all the time?

See Doctor: Might be something; might be nothing, but enlarged lymph nodes should be examined and investigated. No sense worrying what they may be from. Just have them evaluated. Among the choices are irritation, infection or a type of lymph cancer. Whatever is happening might be easily treatable, so just get it done. ...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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I have a hard non-movable (larger than a couple cm) painless lump (under the skin) in my left groin area on my pubic bone. What could this be?

I have a hard non-movable (larger than a couple cm) painless lump (under the skin) in my left groin area on my pubic bone. What could this be?

Sounds like: Hernia, enlarged lymph node, tumor, or blood clot. You need to show it to a doctor to make sure, and sometimes you need imaging to tell the difference among the above choices. ...Read more

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I have just found a soft pea size lump in right groin doctor says its a lymph node about 7mm big but I can't seem to feel the one on the other side?

What is the Concern?: Okay. Thank you for letting us know. There is nothing unusual or concerning in any way with this scenario. Lymph nodes you can fell are evidence of a healthy immune system. ...Read more

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I have an lump that like a blister in my bikini area. Between my thigh and groin. It is about 3 inches long and an inch width It's got a pretty big bu?

I have an lump that like a blister in my bikini area. Between my thigh and groin. It is about 3 inches long and an inch width It's got a pretty big bu?

Lump: Please see your Gynecologist as soon as possible. If there is a delay please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
Hope all goes well - please let me know how things are. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my groin that is sore to touch. Got treated for reoccurring access. Infection cleared but lump remains just as big. What now?

I have a lump on my groin that is sore to touch. Got treated for reoccurring access. Infection cleared but lump remains just as big. What now?

Time: May take significant time for inflamed node to reduce in size and tenderness. If it continues. See doctor and perhaps it needs biopsy, first, be patient. This may take months. ...Read more

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30 yeaes old. Have pea size lump on big vein in my neck. Tender to the touch. What could it be. I get them in my groin area to but those are painless.

30 yeaes old. Have pea size lump on big vein in my neck. Tender to the touch. What could it be. I get them in my groin area to but those are painless.

Lymph: This may be a lymph node which is tender because it formed acutely. If it doesn't recede after a week or if it continually enlarges or if a cluster of them appear, have your physician examine you. He/she will order any appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Growing painless lump under collarbone, nightsweats, itchiness, so tired, 2 big lymphnodes in groin, breathlessness, low fever, no infection.4wks now!

Growing painless lump under collarbone, nightsweats, itchiness, so tired, 2 big lymphnodes in groin, breathlessness, low fever, no infection.4wks now!

Lump: Any unexplained lumps, especially ones that are enlarging, need to be evaluated by a doctor to rule out serious a underlying problem such as lymphoma, low grade infection, etc. ...Read more

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I have got 3 lumps near my groin why is that?

I have got 3 lumps near my groin why is that?

Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does a lump on my groin mean?

Depends: Depending on where in your groin, but the most common lumps would be a hernia, a lymph node, or an infected hair follicle.

See your doctor for an evaluation. Asap if there is also pain. ...Read more

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What does a lump in my groin mean?

Possibilities: The groin has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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What causes "shotty" lumps in groin?

What causes "shotty" lumps in groin?

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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What could a painful lump on groin be?

Infection, lymphoma,: A painful lump in the groin can be an enlarged lymph node. If this is the case, it can be due to an infection in the genitalia (std, scratch, etc), cancer of the genitalia, a lymphoma blood born ca). It could be an inguinal hernia. The best recommendation is to see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more