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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

Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...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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Pea sized lump in groin where upper leg meets abdomen and pelvis. Is this common? Does not hurt. Will watch but concerned. 25 female..

Pea sized lump in groin where upper leg meets abdomen and pelvis. Is this common? Does not hurt. Will watch but concerned. 25 female..

Sounds like you have: An enlarged lymph node. You are correct about watching it. Not to worry but watch it for 2 weeks and inform your pcp. If its getting bigger or becomes painful, see the pcp sooner. ...Read more

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I have a lump in groin area but sono was negative?

I have a lump in groin area but sono was negative?

Depends: Could be a hernia it the lump comes and goes. The good news is that it sounds like you do not have any enlarged lymph nodes which could be a sign of a cancer. ...Read more

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What should I do about lump in groin area?

See an MD: A lump in the groin can be caused by many different things. If the lump comes and goes and / or you can push it in, it is likely a hernia. Other causes can be a lymph node, a lipoma ( a benign fatty tumor) , or a simple cyst. ...Read more

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Pea-sized lump in groin area. Not sure how long it was there?

Pea-sized lump: The most common pea-sized (3-5 mm) lump in the groin area is an ingrown-hair which blocks up a hair follicle and enlarges as normal gland secretions can't get out. These will usually take care of themselves, as long as the hair follicle itself does not get infected from the irritation, in which case an antibiotic would be indicated. Another possibility is a lymph gland, but these are usually large. ...Read more

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I have a small lump in groin area this is point where my inner thigh meets my groin area plz help and it's moveable ?

Hernia?: Sounds like it could be a hernia, a common condition that is only treated surgically. See a general surgeon for a consultation to find out for sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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He's currently being checked for hurchsprung diseise could this have anything to do with the lump in groin area he suffers severe bloating too?

He's currently being checked for hurchsprung diseise could this have anything to do with the lump in groin area he suffers severe bloating too?

See a Ped surgeon: I assume youre asking about a baby? Hirschprung's disease would be a cause for constipation. This could definitely be a cause for severe bloating. The lump in groin area may be a hernia that is worsened by straining on defecation due to Hirschprung's. I would recommend consulting your local pediatric surgeon for both. ...Read more

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I have a. Painful lump in groin area makes whole left leg hurt?

Hernia: This could be a hernia. I am concerned about a hernia anytime i hear lump in groin, but it could be other things such as a swollen lymph node, infection, or benign mass. See a physician to get it checked out. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Inguinal Hernia (Definition)

Inguinal hernia is an abdominal wall defect occuring in the inguinal region. They may occur directly through the abdominal wall or through the internal inguinal ring and inguinal canal. They may extend into the scrotum in males or ...Read more


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more