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The region or crease between ...Read more


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Treated for chlymadia a month ago when I found open sores on the groin bikini line and buttocks. I have a bump again near the buttocks sore. Herpes?

Treated for chlymadia a month ago when I found open sores on the groin bikini line and buttocks. I have a bump again near the buttocks sore. Herpes?

Treat partner?: If you were adequately treated for chlamydia 1 month ago, was your partner treated at the same time. If your partner was not treated, then it is likely that you are infected again. ...Read more

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My cat was licking an open sore on my leg about a month ago and it's a month later and I have swollen lymph nodes in groin was it from the cat? '

My cat was licking an open sore on my leg about a month ago and it's a month later and I have swollen lymph nodes in groin was it from the cat? '

Cat scratch disease?: It could be cat scratch disease (CSD), a bacterial infection often carried by cats. Or infection with skin bacteria like staph or strep. There's no way to tell the difference easily. You should see a doctor, who might recommend antibiotic treatment, depending on how large and how inflamed the lymph nodes are. You shouldn't try to figure this out or treat it without medical advice. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a sore groin that does not heal using Pyrisept ointment?

Chronic: Since the soreness is not going away, this appears to be a chronic issue, so it is best for you to go to a doctor and have the area examined and properly diagnosed so the best treatment can occur. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My boyfriend found a ring like patch in his groin area, it's not itcy sore, what is this? ?

My boyfriend found a ring like patch in his groin area, it's not itcy sore, what is this? ?

Rash: Rashes cannot be diagnosed online and he should make an appointment with his doc for exam and appropriate treatment. Std testing may be in order. Good luck. ...Read more

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Groins are getting sore after training but after a day of stretching and rest they seem to be fine but then I train again and the same thing reoccur?

Groins are getting sore after training but after a day of stretching and rest they seem to be fine but then I train again and the same thing reoccur?

Deconditioning.: The more you train the less frequent this will become. Don't stop for lengthy periods of time unless truly injured. ...Read more

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Curious as to why are my groin/ inguinal lynph nodes sore?

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 react in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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My groin area is sore, swollen, lumpy. Lost 30lbs in 4 mths. What could be wrong?

Doctor can evaluate: Losing 30 pounds in only 4 months is quite a significant weight loss that should be evaluated as soon as possible by a physician. It could mean an infection, cancer, or another serious condition. The weight loss may or may not be related to the symptoms in your groin area. ...Read more

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Could exercise cause a sore and red groin area, or 'jock rot', and how is it treated?

Could exercise cause a sore and red groin area, or 'jock rot', and how is it treated?

Yes: You can start out by using over the counter desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) cream (used for diaper rash on babies), this often calms it down until you get in to the doctor, and is also useful if it is just starting or very mild. ...Read more

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My husband has a knot by the groin area or bikini line and he say its a little sore. What is it?

My husband has a knot by the groin area or bikini line and he say its a little sore. What is it?

Hernia? Lymph Nodes?: Commonest cause of a knot in the groin is from an Inguinal Hernia.That usually can be pushed in by keeping a gentle pressure on the knot/swelling.
Other causes are swollen lymph glands
He should make an apt with his Primary Care Doctor to find out what this knot is from. It will give you the correct diagnosis and proper tratment if needed ...Read more

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11 days after angiogram and still sore in groin were cut was made how long does this take to heal?

11 days after angiogram and still sore in groin were cut was made how long does this take to heal?

Hematoma: Hematoma is not uncommon after cardiac catheterization. A hole is poked in a large vessel and it can leak even after we think its sealed. The blood will usually reabsorb over weeks if it in the lower limb. There is no good way to hurry up the reabsorption. The skin wound should heal in less than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What causes a sore pimple like in your groin area?

Possibilites: Infected hair follicle, abscess, cyst (if female - bartholin's cyst), depending on location (crease where leg & abd meet) - possibly lymph node. ...Read more

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Can I get sore groins due to a lack of core?

Can I get sore groins due to a lack of core?

Not really: It all depends on where the pain is at. If lifting your thighs hurt the groin then more likely problem is in the muscle of the lower extremities. If pain occurs when you sit up or do a crunch then it is possible that this may be due to weak core muscles especially to the lower abdominal region. ...Read more

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What's the difference between sore groin and hernia?

Big difference: A sore groin due to muscle strain or torn ligament is much different than a hernia that is an actual hole in the abdominal wall muscle through which abdominal contents can protrude. ...Read more

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What could be reason that my groin/ inguinal lynph nodes are sore?

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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Have a sore lump in my groin, is this serious. I am a 39 year old male

Have a sore lump in my groin, is this serious. I am a 39 year old male

See doctor: Most likely it's an inflamed gland (lymph node). They are very common in neck region but not so common in groin unless some infection or inflammation is going on. Some times glands can be up due to sinister causes too. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a small lump in the groin area, it is also sore?

Get it checked out: It is most likely a small lymphnode or a cyst, but bacterial infection with klebsiella ganulomatis is possible, often starts as small, painless nodules appearing after 10–40 days following contact with the bacteria. Later the nodules burst, creating open, fleshy, oozing, and infection continues to destroy the tissue until treated. Not to scare u, but should consult doc if worsens. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I walk I feel soreness and minor pain around my groin area, usually when walking or when laying down a certain way. What can it be?

Groin pain: Could be a multitude of things. May be pelvic in origin. Can be associated with local problem like lymph node swelling and hernia. May be musculoskeletal including but not limited to the hip joint. Most causes are benign and self limiting. If it is worsening or present for greater than 4-6 weeks I would have it checked out by you primary care provider. ...Read more

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I used to inject into my groin area but haven't for years. I just noticed that the wound has started bleeding and it's sore. What should I do?

I used to inject into my groin area but haven't for years. I just noticed that the wound has started bleeding and it's sore. What should I do?

See your MD asap: 43 year old lady with a concern about bleeding and soreness at an injection site in the groin. Unclear what injected. I would recommend you visit your physician for a full exam as soon as possible. If you have a chronic wound that has not healed and it is bleeding and painful, you may have redness and other signs of infection as well. Please visit your MD in person as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have two knots under skin in groin area after lifting stuff for a week they are a little sore. What's the chance of it being lymphoma? I feel fine

Exam best: If you feel there are definite lumps in the groin it's best to be examined to check for enlarged lymph nodes or a hernia. Even if there is nothing significant found by the physicians examination, the peace of mind is worthwhile. ...Read more

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My right groin area has a minor lump that I can see and feel, which is sore to the touch. It's been sore for alittle while now but I haven't noticed?

Groin lump: This could be so many things. Te only way to diagnose it is through clinical evaluation. You need to make an appointment and be seen by your doctor. ...Read more