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Doctor insights on: Ruptured Lymph Node In Groin

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Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more


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

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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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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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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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

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I've had 1 enlarged lymph node in groin for a month now 1cmx2cm, its fixed and feels rubbery, my gp examined it-nothin to worry about. Trust or change gp?

I've had 1 enlarged lymph node in groin for a month now 1cmx2cm, its fixed and feels rubbery, my gp examined it-nothin to worry about. Trust or change gp?

Immune function: Wow. You are 29. A swollen lymph node represents immune system activity. This means health. An active lymph system is doing it job correctly. There is zero worry, like your gp, noted for disease.

Now, if you need a syphilis test or other std test to see if you have a treatable infection, then that should happen. But swollen glands represent activity and normal function. ...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 the 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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Help! Could swollen lymph node in groin cause back pain?

No : Swollen lymph nodes do not cause back pain. However, the swollen lymph nodes suggest an inflammatory or infectious process happening in your body. If this does not resolve I would seek medical evaluation to determine why you have swollen lymph nodes and why you are having back pain. ...Read more

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Help! Can anal fissure cause enlarged lymph node in groin?

Help! Can anal fissure cause enlarged lymph node in groin?

Usually not unless: The fissure has got infected and you now have a perirectal abscess. Best to be examined by a colon and rectal surgeon to offer proper advice on management of either. ...Read more

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1 random swollen lymph node in groin area for 1 week now. Painful, but not growing, the skin is not red, it is hard but movable, no other symptoms.

1 random swollen lymph node in groin area for 1 week now. Painful, but not growing, the skin is not red, it is hard but movable, no other symptoms.

Get it checked: Many possible reasons-too many to discuss here-exist. A good history and physical will help narrow down these possibilities. ...Read more

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1 random swollen lymph node in groin area for 1 week now. Painful, but not growing, the skin is not red, it is hard but movable, no other symptoms.?

1 random swollen lymph node in groin area for 1 week now. Painful, but not growing, the skin is not red, it is hard but movable, no other symptoms.?

Probably infection: But could be a malignancy or inflammatory condition.
Get an exam and blood tests for starters. If doesn't go away, need biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node in groin with purpura cluster on the skin overlying it. What could this be?

I have a swollen lymph node in groin with purpura cluster on the skin overlying it. What could this be?

See doctor: How do you know it is a lymphnode? It may be early hernia and the presence of bleeding over the swelling is more suggestive of a new hernia. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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25 yr old male. If you had enlarged lymph node in groin/upper leg area would you be able to feel it easily, or would you have to search to find it?

25 yr old male.  If you had enlarged lymph node in groin/upper leg area would you be able to feel it easily, or would you have to search to find it?

Yes: Should be easy to find if enlarge unless you have very large legs, in which case you may need to press a little deeper. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node in groin for almost a wk now. How long does it normally take to go away? After how long with it should I go see a doctor?

Possible tumor: Swollen lymph node in groin should not be present. With tumor or infection there is always a source that can be noted. Perianal lesions to low pelvic growths to mid thigh pathology result in lesion in groin. Lymphomas arise de-novo in gland and as such if lesion enlarges or more than one appear, surgeon should evaluate for bx. ...Read more

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Have one swollen lymph node in groin, right side. 2cm. Been fighting cellulitis in right leg for over a month. Is this normal or should I be worried?

Have one swollen lymph node in groin, right side. 2cm. Been fighting cellulitis in right leg for over a month. Is this normal or should I be worried?

? reactive lymph nod: Most likely do to the infection in your leg, It's not unusual for the lymph node in the area of an infection to become enlarged. Unusual to have a cellulitis for over a month. I'd discuss it with your physician. ...Read more

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3cm swollen lymph node in groin moveable not painful,others smaller. Sharp pain in groin area, night sweats and tired. Worried...

Any fever,wt loss: Any other lymphnodes- in neck, underarms, palpable?. S you are telling 3 cm which is a big size,if it is a node needs to be evaluated by your primary doctor. There are things in the groin which can look like lymphnodes, but not are there. Eg. Femoral hernias. hence, see your doctor and needs a biopsy if it is a node-to r/o infections-including one's TB,STD's HIV, condn-like sarcoid, lymphoma ...Read more

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Can swollen lymph node in groin area be caused by stye in eye or something else?

Can swollen lymph node in groin area be caused by stye in eye or something else?

No: Swollem lymph node in groin is secondary to a primary malignancy arising in the lymph node such as lymphoma or metastasis from a site of tumor growth on thigh, buttock or lower abdomen following the path of lymphatic drainage. An inflammatory process on eye will not drain the groin area. ...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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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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What's the likeliness the 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 that's .6 wide and 1.2 long in the groin of a 14-year old swollen?

Is a lymph node that's .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

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more