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Doctor insights on: Necrotic Lymph Node Groin

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Is a necrotic groin lymph node cancer?

Is a necrotic groin lymph node cancer?

Maybe not: A necrotic lymph node can be a product of a nearby infection. However, a thorough pathology exam should be done of the node (s) to be certain there are no cancer cell present. ...Read more

Necrosis (Definition)

Necrosis is the the death of cells and tissue. In dentistry, root canals are often needed when the pulp tissue inside a ...Read more


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What is necrotic lymph node?

What is necrotic lymph node?

It depends on when a: How did you know or find out about this probelm? Is it seen on a ct scan? Why do not you ask the doctor who told you about it! If the lymph node is enlarged (? Cause is important here!) then it can have dead cells in the middle of the gland. That is what necrosis/necrotic means. But it is important to find out the cause which may need a biopsy. Your doctor should guide you. ...Read more

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My 11 year old son was diagnosed with a necrotic lymph node in his neck and mono, is this possibly cancer? Or could it just be due to the mono?

My 11 year old son was diagnosed with a necrotic lymph node in his neck and mono, is this possibly cancer? Or could it just be due to the mono?

Necrotic lymph node: A pathologist who evaluated your child's lymph node is the best person to answer your concern. ...Read more

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Atypical groin lymph node. Does this mean cancer?

Atypical groin lymph node. Does this mean cancer?

Usually not.: But suggest a thorough physical examination and maybe some blood studies. ...Read more

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What can I do to help a swollen lymph node in the groin?

What can I do to help a swollen lymph node in the groin?

Try this: Take some anti-inflammatory meds- Ibuprofen (if no allergies), hopefully may shrink it a bit.
If it gets bigger and spreading, go see your dr. ...Read more

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Can shaving groin area cause a painless, small swollen lymph node?

Not uncommon: If shaving in this area exposes hair follicle to secondary infection, then the consequence is a groin lesion or node. Should such a groin lesion however be noted and is not a phenomenon of inflammation in groin then one would need to bx the groin node for possible malignancy ...Read more

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What should I do about potential swollen lymph node in groin area?

Check source: If nodes appear swollen, check for possible origin such as a skin lesion on the legs or lower abdomen. Also in females a vaginal lesion must be ruled out as well as perianal growth. If nothing found glands are to be watched. If the become more numerous, larger or firmer then biopsy indicated. ...Read more

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How does a swollen lymph node look around your groin? On black males?

How does a swollen lymph node look around your groin? On black males?

Small lump: Skin is unlikely to be discolored. You may or may not actually see a small lump. Much more likely to recognize a groin lyph node by feel rather than by actually just seeing a small lump. ...Read more

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Tender lymph node in groin for 3 days but im not sick what could it be?

Tender lymph node in groin for 3 days but im not sick what could it be?

See below: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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What's the likeliness the a lymph node in the groin area is a sign of hiv?

Many, many causes: 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 a lymph node thats. 6 wide and 1.2 long in the groin of a 14 year old swollen?

Is a lymph node thats. 6 wide and 1.2 long in the groin of a 14 year old swollen?

Inches/centimeters?: Are you speaking of inches or centimeters? If you are measuring in centimeters, then this would be a relatively normal to small lymph node in a 14 yr old. If inches were used to measure, this would be in the larger range but still probably normal. More importantly, are the nodes tender or reddened? Are they growing in size? Is there generalized or local fever? It would be wise to visit your doctor. ...Read more

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Lump on lymph node groin area not painful noticed month or so ago is this normal?

Lump on lymph node groin area not painful noticed month or so ago is this normal?

Lymph node or hernia: Can't be certain but could be a lymph node or a hernia or something else. Since it persists you need to see your physician ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node is my groin area. It has been characterized as smooth and mobile. What could this be?

Your friends: Lymph nodes are there protecting you from infection. As a kid, when I'd start going barefoot in the summer, my groin nodes would pop up. This is common. Stop worrying and be thankful for good health. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of a large painless swollen lymph node in the groin (2 cm or so) that lasted about a month without other symptoms?

Infection or tumor: A large palpable painless node in groin is abnormal and may be inflammatory or neoplastic. One checks the abdominal wall and skin of extremity on the side of the node. Then one examines rectum and perianal area for inflammation or tumor. If source not identified then node bx indicated to RO lymphoma or other cause. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm a 22 year old male, I noticed a small lymph node on the crease in my right groin, its movable and smaller than a pea, what could it be?

Hi, I'm a 22 year old male, I noticed a small lymph node on the crease in my right groin, its movable and smaller than a pea, what could it be?

A lymph node: Small soft lymph nodes in the groin could be normal. Causes of enlarged lymph nodes in that area could be infections in the legs or feet, sexually transmitted diseases, or lymphoma. You should see a doctor and get it checked. ...Read more

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Lymph node in groin finally seems to be shrinking after 2 mo, now one in right neck. I do have consult mon for biop of groin one. Should I be worried?

Hard to answer: Whether you worry or not would not change the outcome of the biopsy. Since this is out of your control, just let your doctor guide you through the process. ...Read more

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.9cm groin lymph node squishy. Had one removed in groin dermatopathic lymphadentis was path. This maybe the node he was supposed to remove and missed?

.9cm groin lymph node squishy. Had one removed in groin dermatopathic lymphadentis was path. This maybe the node he was supposed to remove and missed?

Small likely benign: The 0.9 cm lymph node that you feel along with a pathology of dermatopathic lymphadenopathy in combination suggest a benign process, most likely a response to a local irritation or infection in the groin or limb areas. If also in the same region, it is likely the surgeon went for the most accessible or largest. Several lymph nodes may be enlarged in DL. If you have skin lymphoma concern, see MD ...Read more

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Hi there, I am a 17 year old male and just recently I have noticed my lymph node in my groin. It is on the left side and about the size of a pea, it is soft too. It is not visually noticeable but I can feel it. Is this normal? I have no other symptoms to

Hi there, I am a 17 year old male and just recently I have noticed my lymph node in my groin. It is on the left side and about the size of a pea, it is soft too. It is not visually noticeable but I can feel it. Is this normal? I have no other symptoms to

Yes, normal: At least half of all healthy persons have at least one groin lump like this. It's probably a scarred lymph node from some distant past infection. Do not repeatedly examine your own groin. That will just cause such lumps to appear from the pressure etc. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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What is a swollen groin lymph node?

Lump in the groin: Usually this is from an infection in the pelvis or lower extremity. Lymph nodes swell up in response to infection. ...Read more

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I have a swollen groin lymph node, please help!?

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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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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Do you think I should be worried about a lymph node the size of a pea in 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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Groin biopsy, lymph node was strongly attatched to underlying tissue is this normal?

Groin biopsy, lymph node was strongly attatched to underlying tissue is this normal?

Groin lymph node: I see lymph nodes from all over the body daily and I've noticed that nodes from the groin often have fibrosis. I wouldn't read to much into the fact the node was densely adherent to the surrounding tissue given its origin. Wait for the pathology report and discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a swollen groin lymph node and its getting really large and super painful. Help?

Go see ur Dr: And have it examined and possibly biopsied. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/tc/swollen-lymph-nodes-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Seroma size of grapefruit in groin 3 weeks post lymph node removal. What to do, very painful.?

Painful seroma: If large and painful have it be evaluated by the lymph node removing surgeon with a view to possible ultrasound-guided drainage for symptom relief and to exclude infection ...Read more

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I've had a 23.8 mm lymph node with dominant fatty hilla and a thin mantle it's been this way in my right groin area for 6 months should I get a biopsy?

Lymph node: The description of this fatty lymph node sounds benign. I would suggest getting a follow up ultrasound in a few months. If it changes I would then suggest an FNA (fine needle aspirate). If you are extremely anxious ask you doctor if you could have an FNA sooner. If it was me I'd opt for a repeat ultrasound in 3 months. ...Read more

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If a lymph node is the size of golf ball or a tad bit smaller in the groin, does that mean it's lymphoma? '

If a lymph node is the size of golf ball or a tad bit smaller in the groin, does that mean it's lymphoma? '

Enlarged node: I would not jump to that conclusion. This does need evaluation. Biopsy, imaging, blood tests, physical examination and history are used to make that type of diagnosis. ...Read more

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I found a swollen lymph node in my right groin, it is very painful and it is right on my panty-line, is this serious?

Infected lymph node: Need to be seen by physician to examine you. Mat treat with antibiotics. If persisted need further evluation may include possible biopsy. ...Read more

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Had ultrasound - finding: upper right groin area ovoid shaped lymph node measuring 3.6 x 0.8 cm. What is the possible diagnosis?

Had ultrasound - finding: upper right groin area ovoid shaped lymph node measuring 3.6 x 0.8 cm. What is the possible diagnosis?

More detail please: Did the ultrasound mention whether the lymph node looked normal (other than the size)? usually a biopsy is in order for a lymph node this large. You should make sure you are up to date on your GYN exams and that you don't have any unusual skin lesions on your lower extremities or pelvic area. You may need an excisional biopsy rather than a needle biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a groin lymph node that has been swollen for 3 weeks. The doc said it was fine a few days after it popped up but it's still here.?

I have a groin lymph node that has been swollen for 3 weeks. The doc said it was fine a few days after it popped up but it's still here.?

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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For the past 3 weeks I have had a swollen lymph node on the back and side of my neck and now feel one in my groin area. Should I be worried?

Would not be worried: However, these need to be checked out by a physician and in the context of your medical history and a full medical exam. Go ahead and schedule an appointment. Enlarged lymph nodes are usually a sign of transient infection. They can rarely be an early sign of cancer, which needs to be diagnosed as early as possible. ...Read more

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2.2 cm lymph node in groin. US showed abnormal structure, small hilum, thickened cortex. Can any disease process cause node to look like that?

2.2 cm lymph node in groin. US showed abnormal structure, small hilum, thickened cortex. Can any disease process cause node to look like that?

RO lymphoma or met.: This is an abnormal node that needs excisional bx. Path review defines dx. This can represent early lymphoma or met to node. Met can arise from perianal area Ca or region adjacent to vulva. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more