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Lumps In Crotch 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lymph node: lymph nodes in groin may be caused by infection in the pelvic region, it should be evaluated by your doctor ...Read more
What to do if i'm a 25 year old male with numerous lumps in my groin area, a few are painful & if one is touched?
Groin lymph nodes: it should definitely be evaluated by a qualified doctor ...Read more
I have 2 lumps on my groin area and they cause no pain at all. I was wondering if you knew anything about my condition?
Lymph nodes: Lymph nodes are a part of your immune system and enlarge when they are helping to combat inflammation, often infection. The groin is a "dirty" area and inguinal lymph node enlargement is common. If you remain concerned about these it would help to have them examined by a doctor. Good luck, . ...Read more
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
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
Different options: That area 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, muscles 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
Last night i was awake with a shooting pain in my groin area but don't have any lumps there. What could this be ?
A few possibilities: The lack of a lump does not rule out a hernia, since women also are at risk for a femoral hernia, which does not present as a typical lump in the groin area. However, with your history of constipation, you may be having some local colonic spasm which is being mistaken for groin pain. Other causes include musculoskeletal, gynecologic, urologic in origin. If it persists, you should see your MD ...Read more
Hi, I am a 17 year old female, and for over a year have gotten these hard lumps under my skin in the groin area, they can be moved around?
Likely lymph nodes: The body has small collection stations that filter the serum. areas.Those in the groin are often pea to peanut sized at rest, but enlarge if they are working to filter debris from bug bites, rashes, or other issues from their areas. If they are not painful and red,and go up and down in size over 3-4 weeks, they are normal. If one or several seem matted together,immobile, a doc should check them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi there, Im having lumps on my groin area and my armpits which produces pus and swell up and causes pain after a few days if I irritate them. What do you think it could be? This has been going on from when I was 16. I am 21 now. Thank you
Hidradenitis: What you describe is most suggestive of Hidradenitis suppurutiva which is a condition of recurrent skin infections usually from a bacteria called staph aureus. Treatment often consists of aggressive daily hygeine with antibacterial scrubs and potentially a nasal or oral antibiotic as well to reduce recurrence rates. A family doc, internist or dermatologist can diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more
Enlarged lymph nodes: Most likely it an enlarged lymph nodes. Specially it is a little tender to touch. Nothing to worry about. It is due to a minor pelvic or urinary infection. If you have vaginal discharge or urinary increased frequency go see a physician. You might need antibiotics. If it doesn't go away after few days it must be looked at under all circumstances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 18 years old and I feel 3 separate lumps in the area between my inner thigh and groin area. It is a bit hard And seems to move. they are small?
I have swollen lumps in my groin area , in both sides of my inner thigh crease. It hurts when I move or touch them , they aren't discolored. Help?
Groin lumps: hello ~ this sounds like painful inguinal lymphadenopthy and you should make an appt and see your doc so he can examine you and do a few tests because there are many different causes and only an exam can exclude the less important causes and offer treatment thanks ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: They could be lymph nodes, cysts, ingrown hairs... Best thing to do is get them checked out by your doctor. It doesn't sound like an urgent thing (especially if they've been there for a while), but in the next 1-2 weeks you should get them checked to put your mind at ease. ...Read more
I have several lumps on either side of my groin area and a couple of them have ruptured with a bloody leakage any ideas ?
Yes, I have ideas: ...but the best one is that you seek medical care. This is definitely not normal. Swollen and/or infected lymph nodes, and cysts can occur in that area. ...Read more