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What could cause swelling in lymph nodes in groin?

What could cause swelling in lymph nodes in groin?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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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What could cause the swelling of lymph nodes in groin?

What could cause the swelling of lymph nodes in groin?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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 can feel lymph nodes in groin and armpits ( less than 1 cm) since 3 years. Is it normal?

I can feel lymph nodes in groin and armpits ( less than 1 cm) since 3 years. Is it normal?

Not Normal, BUT...: May not be pathological either. Best for you to get an evaluation of your chronic lypmhadenopathy. ...Read more

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How to deal with wollen lymph nodes in groin?

How to deal with wollen lymph nodes in groin?

Let me explain: You have to know the reason for lymph node swelling? And then deal with that. It could infection some place close or other more serious issues. Check out. ...Read more

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How do you treat lymph nodes in groin area of a female?

How do you treat lymph nodes in groin area of a female?

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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Is it possible to have first g-hsv outbreak 3 months after exposure to it? Do lymph nodes in groin area swell during the first outbreak only or more?

Is it possible to have first g-hsv outbreak 3 months after exposure to it? Do lymph nodes in groin area swell during the first outbreak only or more?

Yes: Upon exposure to the virus, it can go in latency period and manifest itself during times of stress. The worst outbreak is after a primary exposure and sometimes the groin lymph nodes may swell up due to the infection Take acyclovir to decrease severity of infection and duration ...Read more

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What if someone has palpable lymph nodes in groin area about 2 months? Blood work shows low white blood count? Any connection?

What if someone has palpable lymph nodes in groin area about 2 months?  Blood work shows low white blood count? Any connection?

Might be related: There may be a connection between the low WBC and the lymph nodes. If the lymph nodes are enlarged or growing this needs to be evaluated. Also, you don't mention what your white blood cell count is or how long it has been decreased but that needs attention as well. ...Read more

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2 symmetrical lymph nodes in groin (medium) 1 in nick (small) 2docs saw say not to worry chances of cancer small. Perfect CBC ~2 months butdo pokethem?

2 symmetrical lymph nodes in groin (medium) 1 in nick (small)
2docs saw say not to worry chances of cancer small. Perfect CBC
~2 months butdo pokethem?

Suspicious nodes: Sounds benign at this point however do refer back to your doctor if they get larger or if you develop new symptoms . ...Read more

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Cluster of lymph nodes in groin not barely movable, armpits, neck, thighs, for past 3 years, how can you tell if a cluster if nodes are cancerous by feel?

Cluster of lymph nodes in groin not barely movable, armpits, neck, thighs, for past 3 years, how can you tell if a cluster if nodes are cancerous by feel?

You cannot: The only way to confirm cancer is with a biopsy an evaluation of the tissues removed. Feel alone only tells you there is something there and it may need further attention. ...Read more

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What do a couple swollen lymph nodes in groin mean?

What do a couple swollen lymph nodes in groin mean?

Usually nothing.: This is the place where enlarged lymph glands are most often found. If not tender or hard, and if they are under 1 cm in diameter there usually is no problem. If that is not the case, or if there are other symptoms like fever, night sweats or weight loss, they might need to be biopsied. ...Read more