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Could the lump in my groin make the top of my leg ACE ?

Could the lump in my groin make the top of my leg ACE ?

Groin lump: Yes, by direct pressure on vessels or nerves. Consider hernia, cyst, or other mass causing this direct pressure. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more


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I have a 2" long hard lump in the crease of my groin and leg, it is not painful. Should I be concerned?

I have a 2" long hard lump in the crease of my groin and leg, it is not painful.  Should I be concerned?

Mysterious lump: A lump in that area could be several things. The most likely thing is an enlarged lymph node. Lymph nodes can be enlarged for a number of reasons spanning from a simple infection to cancer. Another possibility is a hernia. This is where a section of bowel pushes through a weakness in your abdominal wall. You should go see your doctor to get it checked out. ...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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My bf has a lump on the inside crease of his leg near his groin, it's egg sized and aches whenever he's been active... Any advice as to what it is?

Go to hospital now: Your boyfriend needs to be examined by his family doc (gp in gb) to determine what's going on. The lump could be a swollen lymph node, abscess (pus pocket), or even an inguinal hernia. Each diagnosis requires different treatment so it's imperative that rather than have someone guess (w/o examination from across the pond) that he get examined by his local family doc. ...Read more

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