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Lumps In Groin Area Women
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
Two pea sized lumps in groin but are slightly moveable. Moveable is a good sign right? 25 female hist of pap thyroid cancer..
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
Might be: If concerned, go to doctor for evaluation and tests. Might be a swollen lymph node. ...Read more
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
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
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
I have had a hard lump in my groin area for over a year. I am a female. It does not hurt. The dr sent me for a biopsy. It was so hard it bent their instruments. It came back fine. I was told it was probably scar tissue but my question is from what I have
I have a lump the size of a grape in my groin area (I'm female). It's hard, and I can "move" it around. Its warm to touch and red. Node Or abscess?
I'm a 20 year old female and I have a grape sized lump near my groin area. It's painful to touch, I also have a terrible burning when I urinate..
Can women get a hernia in their groin. I've a sore lump where my thigh meets my pelvic near my vaginal area that very tender and swollen_?
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 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
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
Lymph node: Lymph nodes in groin may be caused by infection in the pelvic region, it should be evaluated by your doctor ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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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