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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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What would cause 3 marble sized lumps in a male's groin area?

What would cause 3 marble sized lumps in a male's groin area?

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 do you suggest if I'm a 25 year old male with numerous lumps in my groin area, a few are painful & if one is touched.?

What do you suggest if I'm a 25 year old male with numerous lumps in my groin area, a few are painful & if one is touched.?

Examination right away: Numerous lumps in your groin, some painful, probably indicate an infection but could be relatively benign or from a number of different potentially serious problems ranging from a sexually transmitted disease to malignancy. A physical examination is recommended right away. ...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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Male 21 years old. I have had a lump under my skin in my left groin and also my right side. They're not painful, soft, can somewhat move.???

Male 21 years old. I have had a lump under my skin in my left groin and also my right side. They're not painful, soft, can somewhat move.???

Probably lymph nodes: If this is something that just recently showed up, the lumps are most likely lymph nodes if they are located along the inguinal fold/canal. Epidermal inclusion cysts are also common in the groin, but are usually hard, not soft, and infected cysts/furuncles are usually tender. See a Dr if they don't go away or start enlarging an/or multiplying. ...Read more

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Have a sore lump in my groin, is this serious. I am a 39 year old male

Have a sore lump in my groin, is this serious. I am a 39 year old male

See doctor: Most likely it's an inflamed gland (lymph node). They are very common in neck region but not so common in groin unless some infection or inflammation is going on. Some times glands can be up due to sinister causes too. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I have red itchy lumps in groin area (male), what is this and treatment?

I have red itchy lumps in groin area (male), what is this and treatment?

Really Needs Exam: It could be several things from fungal infections, irritated or infected hair follicles, heat rash/chaffing, etc. It really needs to be examined to be sure. ...Read more

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This morning while showering I found a lump in my groin it doesn't hurt. I am male age 66. I have an appointment for tomorrow to have my gp look at it. Cause? How worried should I be?

This morning while showering I found a lump in my groin it doesn't hurt. I am male age 66. I have an appointment for tomorrow to have my gp look at it. Cause? How worried should I be?

Agree look at: Most likely a hernia, but could be testicular cancer, etc. Agree with a physical examination to direct further investigation and therapy. If a hernia may or may not need surgery. ...Read more

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30 year old male. Hard lump under my skin in the groin area. About 1 cm long. Can be moved slightly and slightly sore if I press it. No other lumps.

Cyst, gland or node: Sore hard lumps are worrisome, especially those in the groin area as they can represent swollen lymph nodes. Lumps that move are less likely to be cancer. Cysts & glands can also get clogged, even infected. Apply warm compresses to (possible) infections (ice packs to injuries). If not better, go see your Family Doc for evaluation. If worse before then, go to nearest urgent care. ...Read more

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I have a lump about 2 fingers in width and 4 fingers in length on my inner thigh. It is 5 fingers from the neck of my groin. I'm a 41 year old male?

I have a lump about 2 fingers in width and 4 fingers in length on my inner thigh. It is 5 fingers from the neck of my groin. I'm a 41 year old male?

Need more info...: To deduce what these lumps may be, more detailed info on their location, onset, duration, growth, evolution, & any associated symptoms + findings of physical exam + testing as needed is needed. To have these related things for good care done correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html & the other articles in the selected category. Thereby you gain insight on how-to. ...Read more

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My 25 year old partner (male) over the last 2weeks has developed some lumps, 2 in his breast (right side) one in each armpit and another in his groin?

My 25 year old partner (male) over the last 2weeks has developed some lumps, 2 in his breast (right side) one in each armpit and another in his groin?

Seek evaluation: Well, I certainly feel a medical exam is in order. Your doctor or provider will ask other questions concerning weight loss, fatigue or malaise, and night sweats. Groin and armpit lumps could be swollen lymph nodes, which could be indicative of a systemic disease process. Call your doctor for an appointment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am a 28 year old male I have a very painful lump under the skin between my left leg and groin causing pain when I walk and bend to sit or stand also?

I am a 28 year old male I have a very painful lump under the skin between my left leg and groin causing pain when I walk and bend to sit or stand also?

See your Dr!: It sounds like you may have an infection under your skin which should be evaluated by your Dr as soon as possible! Pain is like the "warning light" on a car, it's your body trying to warn you of a problem so get it checked out! :) Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Hard small slightly moveable lump in groin, doctor ordered ultrasound, I had ultrasound of testes previously which was clear im really scared. 19 male?

Hard small slightly moveable lump in groin, doctor ordered ultrasound, I had ultrasound of testes previously which was clear im really scared. 19 male?

Don't be scared: It sounds like an enlarged lymph node, especially if it is moveable. An ultrasound of the lump will confirm this. ...Read more

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I have a lump in groin area. About a nickel or quarter sized? No past std's. Male aged 40's.

I have a lump in groin area. About a nickel or quarter sized? No past std's. Male aged 40's.

Inguinal adenopathy: This is probably an enlarged lymph node which is helping to protect the area. On the other hand, if this is new, getting larger or you get more of them or have other symptoms or are simply worried, have your family doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Male has hard lump just below underwear line on right side of pelvis?

Male has hard lump just below underwear line on right side of pelvis?

Lymph node: What you are describing sounds like a lymph node. More than likely that is due to an infection. If it is not tender or if it fails to resolve over the next couple of weeks I would have your dr. Look at it. Make sure you do not have any history of stds. If you do then see your dr. For evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi im 20 and male, a couple if days ago I noticed a lump where my leg meets my pelvis, its probably about a cm. It kind of aches sometimes and its unc?

Hi im 20 and male, a couple if days ago I noticed a lump where my leg meets my pelvis, its probably about a cm. It kind of aches sometimes and its unc?

Do get checked: Your symptoms, including soreness, suggest an inflamed lymph gland. This could result from an inflammation or even infection in the leg, groin or genitals. I recommend you let a clinician examine you. Hope that helps. ...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?

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?

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

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What can I do about a hard lump in my groin?

See your Dr or: Consult with a general surgeon or urologist. There are many fine drs. In quincy and boston. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are these 3 purple lumps by groin area?

Different options: 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 should I do about a lump in the groin area?

Different options: 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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I have a hard lump in my groin. What should I do?

I have a hard lump in my groin. What should I do?

See below: Lymph node or hernia possible. Have a physical examination with a doctor. ...Read more

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Can shaving the groin area cause a painless lump?

Can shaving the groin area cause a painless lump?

Depends: Your hair may be ingrown because it is curly and that may cause the problem. Other causes of bumps in the groin area may have to do with the lymph nodes and infections. See your doctor if it is larger than an ingrown hair. ...Read more

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3 CM lump in the left groin area is probably what?

3 CM lump in the left groin area is probably what?

See a doctor but: It sounds like it could be an inguinal hernia. Other possibilities include abscess (infection), swollen lymph node, fungal infection, or varicocele/hydrocele. A physical exam could likely sort it out, and if it is a hernia that is causing pain or symptoms you may need surgery to fix it. Good luck! ...Read more

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