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I had this bump on my groin area, and it itches and feels a bit painful. What could it be?

I had this bump on my groin area, and it itches and feels a bit painful. What could it be?

Maybe lymph node: A painful bump in the groin area may be an inflamed lymph node, inflammation of the tymph nodes can be from infection, malignancy etc..., if this persist, see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more


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I have red bump and surrounding skin that is really painful on the groin pubic area. What is this? How do I make it go away? How do I treat it?

I have red bump and surrounding skin that is really painful on the groin pubic area. What is this? How do I make it go away? How do I treat it?

Inflammation: Could be inflamed sebaceous (oil) Gland or inflamed hair follicle- keep the area clean and try. Avoid shaving but if you must- please ensure using a clean razor each time. At times these may become bigger and could be a sign of an infection that needs antibiotics so make sure you see your provider if you develop fevers or if the bumps get bigger and more painful. ...Read more

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Very large hard bump on inner thigh close to groin right before butt cheeks Painful when touched and it is red and i can't be popped ?

Possible cyst: This might be a cyst in the layer of tissue beneath the surface of the skin. This sort of bump should be evaluated by a medical provider to determine if it needs to be removed or drained. May also require treatment with antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a hard quarter sized bump in my groin under the skin and seems to be connected to a bigger bump in my upper thigh about 3 inches away. Painful.

I have a hard quarter sized bump in my groin under the skin and seems to be connected to a bigger bump in my upper thigh about 3 inches away. Painful.

Abscess: It may be that you have a boil (abscess, carbuncle) in your thigh and a lymph node in your groin is enlarged in reaction to the infection. Use warm compresses (on for 30 minutes) every 2 to 4 hours, rest, and see your doctor or go to an UC today to see if you need antibiotics or to have the boil drained. If you have a fever over 100, increased redness or marked increase in pain or warmth, to ER. ...Read more

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I had a painful lump in my groin area that was red and painful to the touch, but it healed and now there is a bump on my butt and armpit. Should I be ?

Don't think so: These sound like small skin abscesses or possible acne. Can treat with moist heat, acne wash twice a day, benzoyl peroxide cream twice a day. If no better in 2 weeks or gets worse, see doctor. ...Read more