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Location Of Lymph Nodes In Thigh
Yes: While there are occasional single lymph nodes at various sites in the body most are clustered along major venous structures such as femoral vein, axillary vein and jugular vein. The femoral vein and artery pass through the femoral canal in the groin which is superficial and right in the panty line where an enlarged lymph node can be easily palpated. ...Read more
Infection: From a rash in the area or an infection draining into that lymph node basin. If these nodes are significant in size you must see doctor to identify cause of lymph node enlargement. A biopsy of the lymph nodes may be indicated if an infection can not be identified. ...Read more
Not commonly: I would say the lump may be a cyst or fatty collection. Please get examined ...Read more
Husband and I both have fatty feeling lumps on back of thigh near/on tendon. Dr said wasn't lymph nodes. What could it be then? Normal?
Sharing Lumps: You have given me a wonderful description of what we call lipomas. These are noncancerous fatty growths that can occur almost anywhere on the body. They cannot be transmitted from person to person so the fact you both have them is not any consideration. If they cause you pain, discomfort or are unsightly, they are easy to remove. They can grow so you may want to have them removed at some point. ...Read more
As I was walking I felt lumps rubbing together in my inner thighs, as I rubbed booth inner thighs I felt lumps like maybe lymph nodes. Normal?
Probably not: Need exam for a doc to be able to say. ...Read more
Swollen ing lymph node with off and on pain in inner thigh-going down. Does this mean it's draining or more lymph nodes swollen down thigh?
See doctor: If you have unexplained lymph node enlargement without improvement for more than a couple of weeks, you should consult your doctor re. The cause. ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed with trich and treated forit. So I gguess its gone but now my lymph nodes are swollen on my inner right thigh what can I do?
11 year old son came to me saying he had a knot that hurts. It's in the inner thigh crease where I'd imagine lymph nodes reside. It is also red/tender?
Please take him to: His doctor. It sounds like it could be an abscess (infection), which may need to be drained and/or may need oral antibiotics. Meanwhile, you can have him apply warm compresses to the area, and take ibuprofen for pain. Also, please take his temperature, if you haven't already, and let the doctor know if he has a fever. ...Read more
Cluster of lymph nodes in groin not barely movable, armpits, neck, thighs, for past 3 years, how can you tell if a cluster if nodes are cancerous by feel?
Lipomas? Pea to marble size lumps near inner tricepsx2, inner thigh near gracilisx2 and lumbarx2. PA said these are not lymph nodes No ins. Dangerous?
Lipomas R Benign: Nope. They are left alone unless they get infected, injured or become intolerably painful. These are cysts of fat cells and are very common. ...Read more
Lymph nodes in neck for over a year. Biopsy came back normal. New lymph node found back of thigh just above knee. What could be wrong?
Get checked again: It may take more than one biopsy to establish the diagnosis. You will likely need another biopsy on the newly developed node to find out the cause. ...Read more
Is there a difference between inflamed lymph nodes & general glands? I have puffy glands in my upper thighs, armpit, behind knees but no sign of nodes
Lymphadenopathy: Your question is difficult to interpret. Don't know what you are distinguishing between "glands" and "nodes". These need to be seen and examined by a doctor in order to be correctly diagnosed. Good luck. ...Read more
What can cause swollen painful lymph nodes in the groin area of a 15 yr. Old male with pain around lower back and upper thigh area?
Infection: Usually swollen nodes are a sign of infection. You need to be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
I have three swollen lymph nodes on my left inner thigh. They have been there april of 2011. I have chest pain and get sick about 4 times a month?
I have recurring pain, soreness on right side of abd just above my pelvic bone to where my inner thigh meets. Been like this for months. Lymph nodes?
RIght location: This is the right location for lymph nodes, but usually you could feel them here and tell that they are the cause of your tenderness. It looks as if you have several medical problems, possibly lupus, so you should take good care of yourself and have this checked. ...Read more
I'm experiencing skin redness and swelling on skin of my penis and the vines where my penis attatched to my body on the top hurts when touched with presure also The swelling of the lymph nodes above the thigh please help?
See doctor: And. Be examined to get a proper diagnosis ...Read more
Severely painful pulsating mass just above belly button. Very painful pack of lymph nodes at right thigh/leg line that travels down my leg. Ty.
Would lupus panniculitis on my thigh and shin cause my groin lymph nodes to swell? (Not big but small almond size swelling). History of discoid lupus
I have painful lymph nodes under my arms and right side of my abd & down inner upper thigh & under belly button. Not swollen. Petscan (-). What is it?
Good question: Are we sure the problem is lymph node? Most lymphomas would be "hot" on pet. An infection could be low grade positive too. Not swollen? Is there anything to biopsy? ...Read more
Firm, non visible, pea size slight painful lumps near inner triceps, gracilis on thigh and lumbar area. PA-C friend said lymph nodes aren't in this area. Could be lipoma? No ins. Warrant DR visit
Yes: Its well known that the groin nodes, those in the upper inner thigh, respond to various disease processes especially in the thigh, perineal area and buttock region where the pilonidal abscess can arise. These nodes are particularly susceptible to infection and malignancies in this region, which then travel via the regional lymphatics to the node bearing areas in the groin. ...Read more
What are the superficial lymph nodes of the leg? I'm doing this for a report and I really need professional help.
Nodes of leg. The lyphatic system gets rid of the toxins or sludge in the body. Some lymph glands are deep and some are on the surface, superficial. They are throughout the body. Just do an internet search and you will find a diagram that you can attach to your report. Here's a link
https://search. Yahoo. Com/yhs/search? P=superficial+lymph+nodes+leg&type=default&hspart=frontier&hsimp=yhs-frontier1&type=frontier-cobrand%2Fdefault ...Read more
Bite reaction: This is a significant reaction. Not common but happens. May indicate associated infection. If persists get checked. ...Read more
Are there lymph nodes on the back of your leg. I have one on the back of my leg by my knee and it moves and does not hurt should I get it checked
Baker's cyst: Your description could be many things but sounds like a baker's cyst. Go see your regular doctor. ...Read more
I was scratching around my groin area by my leg and now my skin hurts and has gotten hard. The area is red could it deal with my lymph nodes. Worried?
Cellulitis of groin: It sounds like you have classical symptoms for cellulitis - a skin injury, followed by redness, pain and induration (hardness of the skin). You should show this to a doctor, because depending on how bad it is -you may well need treatment. I'd slather it in bacitracin now and call your doc to be seen. The lymph nodes might need to respond if it's bad enough (they are garrisons of the immune system) ...Read more
Can my kid 1.9 months old skip radiation if tumor is all removed from his leg with clear margin and free lymph nodes?
Radiation: While everything looks grossly normal, you cannot know what is going on at a microscopic level therefore, it would be to your child's advantage to undergo radiation ...Read more