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I'm wondering why are the lymph nodes in my groin swollen?

I'm wondering why are the lymph nodes in my groin swollen?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there 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. ...Read more

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The region or crease between ...Read more


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Cat scratched hand deep few weeks ago here it is few weeks later and lymph nodes in groin are swollen. Is it related to cat scratch?'

Cat scratched hand deep few weeks ago here it is few weeks later and lymph nodes in groin are swollen. Is it related to cat scratch?'

Unlikely: Lymph nodes are are regional in their work, meaning they specialize in accommodating the area where they are located. The glands involved would be between the scratch and the heart. Any reactivity in the groin would suggest some process on the involved leg. ...Read more

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What could be the reason why the lymph nodes in my groin are swollen?

Lymphadenoapthy: Swollen lymph nodes can be casued by several things, infection and underlying illnesses are a few examples. See your dr. For an evaluation and assessment of the condition. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can lymph nodes in your groin be swollen for 6 months and painless for any other reason than something serious?

Yes: There are many potential reasons for this, but only a doctor examining these and evaluating the potential causes can work this out. ...Read more

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Hello..Last week i developed pain in my lower right hand side..Which has sense spred to my back and now my lymph nodes in my groin are swollen ?

Hello..Last week i developed pain in my lower right hand side..Which has sense spred to my back and now my lymph nodes in my groin are swollen ?

Shingles: See your doctor. Sounds like shingles. The virus spreads along the course of a nerve & glandss swell up. Important to see doctor because early diagnosis & treatment can prevent severe painful complications. Other cuases of this symdrome likewise require early diagnosis & treatm, ent. ...Read more

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Swollen neck lymph nodes and swollen groin again i think lymph nodes.Groin area is the size of a large pea. Did have a vaginal infection a month ago?

Lymph adenopathy: Vaginal infections shouldn't cause swolloen lymph glands in the groin or neck. Have your physician examine you and order the appropriate tests such as a complete red and white blood count, monotest, etc. ...Read more

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I pulled my groin when i was workin out now one of my lymph node in groin is swollen why im not sick no fever but i hav uterine fibroids is this why?

I pulled my groin when i was workin out now one of my lymph node in groin is swollen why im not sick no fever but i hav uterine fibroids is this why?

Inflammation: Pulling a muscle or other kind of injury leads to inflammation. Inflammation is part of a immune response. Immune responses happen in the lymph system. This is normal. ...Read more

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Extreme pain in legs that stays whether lay down or stood -achy. lymph nodes in my groin swollen and herpes type blisters but negative blood tests?

Extreme pain in legs that stays whether lay down or stood -achy. lymph nodes in my groin swollen and herpes type blisters but negative blood tests?

Herpes type blisters: Where are the blisters ? labia or leg? Leg it could be herpes zoster ( shingles) which is very painful. Check varicella IgG titers -which would be elevated. If on the labia could be herpes I (which you can get in the genital area) or herpes II. it takes 2-4 weeks after initial infection to develop IgM titers and >4 weeks to develop IgG. Check what type were ordered. F/U w/doc ...Read more

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How long does a groin lymph node stay swollen after a bug bite?

How long does a groin lymph node stay swollen after a bug bite?

Big enough: 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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After my menstral, a cluster of bumps appear on my left buttock and my left groin lymph node becomes swollen . It doesn't hurt but can be itchy.

After my menstral, a cluster of bumps appear on my left buttock and my left groin lymph node becomes swollen . It doesn't hurt but can be itchy.

I can't be certain: I can't be certgain but your best approach is to see your gynecologist. These bumps can be viral like herpes, allergic, reactive, etc The best decision is to make the correct diagnosis ...Read more

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My groin lymph node is swollen and sore,just went to obgyn check up good, think I might have UTI could that be cause?

My groin lymph node is swollen and sore,just went to obgyn check up good, think I might have UTI could that be cause?

Doubt it: UTI would be a rare cause of a swollen node. Don't worry but keep an eye on it, if it worsens get it examined by a doctor. ...Read more

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I am freaking out that i might have herpes. There are red bumps all over my mons pubis. It's not from shaving b/c i haven't shaved in a week. My groin lymph nodes are swollen too. What could it be?

I am freaking out that i might have herpes. There are red bumps all over my mons pubis. It's not from shaving b/c i haven't shaved in a week. My groin lymph nodes are swollen too.  What could it be?

Infection-GYN: You must have a pelvic examination and tests for all p[ossible stds. This could also be a skin/bacterial infection. Swollen lymph njodes requirw further investigation. ...Read more

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All blood work three days prior to abscess(buttocks) are normal(CBC, HIV negative, Groin lymph node still swollen 2 1/2 months later. 3rd rnd antibio?

All blood work three days  prior to abscess(buttocks) are normal(CBC, HIV negative, Groin lymph node still swollen 2 1/2 months later. 3rd rnd antibio?

Lymphadenopathy: If lymph node is swollen then you still have an infection somewhere. Have your doctor look again for the source. Antibiotic may help contain it. ...Read more

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Have white toungue and sore throat also my neck and groin lymph nodes are swollen was diagnosed with strep but got treatment my throat still hurts?

May be viral, mono,s: May not be strep. Consider reculture and not the screen to get better identification. This could be viral. Your physician can better clarify this. ...Read more

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Painful swollen right side groin lymph nodes?

Nearby infection: Painful swollen lymph nodes on one side may often suggest that you have a nearby infection on that side. It should resolve when the infection goes away. The swollen lymph node suggests that your body is working to fight infection. ...Read more

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What are the causes of your groin lymph nodes to become swollen?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lymph node "tastes" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. You can feel them then. ...Read more

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I have swollen and painful lymph nodes next to my groin. How do I treat this?

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