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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?

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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Groin lumps on right only and not sure what's up/female/55?

Need investigation: Right groin lumps may be enlarged lymph nodes, it may be just simple infection on the leg, or genitalia, or could be a tumor spread need to see your doctor immediately to find out cause and give relief to you mind. ...Read more

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Two pea sized lumps in groin but are slightly moveable. Moveable is a good sign right? 25 female hist of pap thyroid cancer..

Two pea sized lumps in groin but are slightly moveable. Moveable is a good sign right? 25 female hist of pap thyroid cancer..

Normal: It is normal to be able to feel small lymph nodes in the groin or other areas of the body. No need to worry about them. It would be exceedingly rare for them to be related to your history of thyroid cancer. ...Read more

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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

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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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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 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

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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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I am a 41 year old female, I have a lump near my groin, lately I have had some bleeding from my rectum and an unexplained rash on my back.

I am a 41 year old female, I have a lump near my groin, lately I have had some bleeding from my rectum and an unexplained rash on my back.

You need an exam: These three things: lump in groin, rectal blood, and rash on back are probably not related to each other, but they could be a serious condition. The lump could potentially be cancer as could the rectal bleeding. You should get these checked right away. Don't be afraid, though, since it is more likely that the rectal blood is from hemorrhoids, and the lump in the groin is probably a lymph node. ...Read more

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I've got a long lump near the place where my thick and groin meet. I'm a woman. Feels like period cramps but it's not..... Femoral hernia?

Could be: Femoral or inguinal hernia, lymph node enlargement, or even endometriosis of the round ligament. Have your doctor refer you to a surgeon to take a look. You might need further tests. ...Read more

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Pea sized lump in groin where upper leg meets abdomen and pelvis. Is this common? Does not hurt. Will watch but concerned. 25 female..

Lymph node: You are probably feeling an inguinal lymph node. If you just noticed this, and there are no others, watch it as you mentioned, but see your doctor if something changes (especially with your history). ...Read more

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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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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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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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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