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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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Two lumps in groin area formed overnight. What could this be?

Two lumps in groin area formed overnight. What could this be?

Lymph node: lymph nodes in groin may be caused by infection in the pelvic region, it should be evaluated by your doctor ...Read more

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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

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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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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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Itchy on back and groin with lumps over back area. What could be the cause?

Itchy on back and groin with lumps over back area. What could be the cause?

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

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I have two lumps on my groin area and I have a uti, what could they be?

I have two lumps on my groin area and I have a uti, what could they be?

UTI: Probably enlarged lymph nodes, but without being able to see these and examine you cannot say with any certainty and the best thing to do is to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Last night i was awake with a shooting pain in my groin area but don't have any lumps there. What could this be ?

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

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Lumps, sometimes painful and puss filled that are recurring. Mostly top of thighs and groin, and in different places within the area?

Hidradenitis suppura: Perhaps you're referring to hidradenitis suppurativa? Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818. Then go see your famiy doctor for diagnosis & treatment, referral if necessary. Good luck! ...Read more

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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 more

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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

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

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Are pea size movable lumps underskin near groin/ thigh area normal?

Are pea size movable lumps underskin near groin/ thigh area normal?

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 more

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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?

They are probably: lymph nodes, which, at your age are probably benign. However, it's best to have them checked by your doctor. They will examine you and may need to do some testing. ...Read more

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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 more

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Have small lumps in groin area with a little tenderness.?

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

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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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I have several lumps on either side of my groin area and a couple of them have ruptured with a bloody leakage any ideas ?

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