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Pain in what seems to be right groin lymph node. Pain while urinating. Chlamydia test all clear. On going for a couple of weeks. Help?

Pain in what seems to be right groin lymph node. Pain while urinating. Chlamydia test all clear. On going for a couple of weeks. Help?

Herpes?: I would wonder about a viral infection, especially herpes urethritis. If you have not been seen at one of your country's excellent NHS genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics, that should be your next step. Good luck! ...Read more

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The region or crease between ...Read more


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Can athletes foot cause groin lymph node pain?

Can athletes foot cause groin lymph node pain?

GroinLymphadenopathy: Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) doesn't by itself cause groin lymph node pain, as it is a fungal condition limited to the skin--unless there is concomitant foot infection--. Pain in a groin lymph node suggests inguinal lymphadenopathy, w/c is usually caused by infection or metastatic tumor/malignancy in the foot or elsewhere in lower limb, in w/c case it is imperative to seek prompt medical attention. ...Read more

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Normal lymph node size in groin area?

Normal lymph node size in groin area?

BAsic info: 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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Can a lymph node in the groin be nothing serious?

Can a lymph node in the groin be nothing serious?

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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How to tell the difference between a lymph node in the groin or a injury in the groin?

How to tell the difference between a lymph node in the groin or a injury in the groin?

History?: A history of injury would suggest injury. A history of symptoms that could lead to enlarged lymph nodes would suggest that. Also a physical exam could help differentiate. ...Read more

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Noticed in left groin. I can feel my lymph node, no pain. Should I be able to feel this? Slightly can feel in right groin too? This normal?

Noticed in left groin. I can feel my lymph node, no pain. Should I be able to feel this? Slightly can feel in right groin too? This normal?

See MD: Lymph nodes in the groin area are not unusual however did need to be checked out as they may represent a disease that need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Hi I have little pain in my lymph node in groin area (male) while pushing on it since 2 days what does it mean plz if someone can help thanks?

Hi I have little pain in my lymph node in groin area (male) while pushing on it since 2 days what does it mean plz if someone can help thanks?

Either or: You are having a painful lump in your groin you could either havie a hernia or painful lymph node as reaction to something close by either way you best action is to go and see a doctor for better diagnosis and treatment thank you for using health tap and good luck ...Read more

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Can you give a general approximation of the centimeter size of an linguinal lymph node in the groin area? What is a normal size and an abnormal size?

Size doesn't matter: It's common to find nodes up to 25 mm or even more on physical exam or autopsy. If your lymph nodes are not woody or tire-rubber hard, preposterously enlarged, or very stuck to the nearby structures, stop worrying about them. When I was a kid going barefoot in the summers, I blew up a few big ones on either side. Life's hard enough without obsessing that your normal lymph nodes are lymphoma. ...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 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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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

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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?

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?

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