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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

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...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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I am a 51 year old female I have a lump on my right groin area it's about the size of a walnut it is very hard not too much pain hardly moves?

I am a 51 year old female I have a lump on my right groin area it's about the size of a walnut it is very hard not too much pain hardly moves?

Get an exam: This could be an enlarged lymph node. How long have you had this lump? Did it grow in size? Did you have any recent regional infection or inflammation? I recommend you see a doctor and get an exam first. Sometimes, further testing or biopsy may be required depending on the exam. ...Read more

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I am female, I have a quarter size non painful lump under my skin in the groin area. Where the lump is skin looks darker or gray. Help!

I am female, I have a quarter size non painful lump under my skin in the groin area. Where the lump is skin looks darker or gray. Help!

See your provider!: There are various causes, some of which are harmless, such as a cyst of the skin, and others can be more serious, such as a type of skin tumor. I would see your healthcare provider. ...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