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Hard small slightly moveable lump in groin, doctor ordered ultrasound, I had ultrasound of testes previously which was clear im really scared. 19 male?

Hard small slightly moveable lump in groin, doctor ordered ultrasound, I had ultrasound of testes previously which was clear im really scared. 19 male?

Don't be scared: It sounds like an enlarged lymph node, especially if it is moveable. An ultrasound of the lump will confirm this. ...Read more

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I have a small lump in groin area this is point where my inner thigh meets my groin area plz help and it's moveable?

I have a small lump in groin area this is point where my inner thigh meets my groin area plz help and it's moveable?

Hernia?: Sounds like it could be a hernia, a common condition that is only treated surgically. See a general surgeon for a consultation to find out for sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a lump in groin area. About a nickel or quarter sized? No past std's. Male aged 40's.

I have a lump in groin area. About a nickel or quarter sized? No past std's. Male aged 40's.

Inguinal adenopathy: This is probably an enlarged lymph node which is helping to protect the area. On the other hand, if this is new, getting larger or you get more of them or have other symptoms or are simply worried, have your family doctor take a look. ...Read more

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Experiencing pelvic discomfort and sore back pain during period (2 days now). Felt small, hard pea-sized lump in groin area. What could it be?

Experiencing pelvic discomfort and sore back pain during period (2 days now). Felt small, hard pea-sized lump in groin area. What could it be?

STD?: The pea sized nodule you are feeling may be a lymph node and it may be enlarged due to an infection. The pelvic pain and back pain may be due to cervix infection. Usually these things occur together in something like Chlamydia infection and/or gonorrhea. Typically acquired sexually due to unprotected intercourse with a new partner or a partner who has acquired the infection from somewhere. ...Read more

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I have a lump in groin area but sono was negative?

I have a lump in groin area but sono was negative?

Depends: Could be a hernia it the lump comes and goes. The good news is that it sounds like you do not have any enlarged lymph nodes which could be a sign of a cancer. ...Read more

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What should I do about lump in groin area?

See an MD: A lump in the groin can be caused by many different things. If the lump comes and goes and / or you can push it in, it is likely a hernia. Other causes can be a lymph node, a lipoma (a benign fatty tumor), or a simple cyst. ...Read more

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Pea-sized lump in groin area. Not sure how long it was there?

Pea-sized lump: The most common pea-sized (3-5 mm) lump in the groin area is an ingrown-hair which blocks up a hair follicle and enlarges as normal gland secretions can't get out. These will usually take care of themselves, as long as the hair follicle itself does not get infected from the irritation, in which case an antibiotic would be indicated. Another possibility is a lymph gland, but these are usually large. ...Read more

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Female, 18. Lump in groin area: painless, firm but not hard, marble size and growing. It was first noticed about 5 months ago. What could it be?

Female, 18. Lump in groin area: painless, firm but not hard, marble size and growing. It was first noticed about 5 months ago. What could it be?

Lymph node: Most of the time it is an inflammed lymph node - sometimes from a scratch on your leg, or from a cat. It is very rare for this lymph node to represent something like a lymphoma - a type of treateable cancer. As a precaution, you should see a doctor to check it given how long it has been around. Remember that this is still much more likely to be an irritated lymph node. Hernias tend to cause pain. ...Read more

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He's currently being checked for hurchsprung diseise could this have anything to do with the lump in groin area he suffers severe bloating too?

He's currently being checked for hurchsprung diseise could this have anything to do with the lump in groin area he suffers severe bloating too?

See a Ped surgeon: I assume you're asking about a baby? Hirschprung's disease would be a cause for constipation. This could definitely be a cause for severe bloating. The lump in groin area may be a hernia that is worsened by straining on defecation due to Hirschprung's. I would recommend consulting your local pediatric surgeon for both. ...Read more

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I have a. Painful lump in groin area makes whole left leg hurt?

Hernia: This could be a hernia. I am concerned about a hernia anytime I hear lump in groin, but it could be other things such as a swollen lymph node, infection, or benign mass. See a physician to get it checked out. ...Read more

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25 y/o F. I have a lump in groin area btwn upper thigh and pelvic area. It is unmovable, approx 1 cm, painful even w/o touch, deep under skin.

25 y/o F. I have a lump in groin area btwn upper thigh and pelvic area. It is unmovable, approx 1 cm, painful even w/o touch, deep under skin.

Lymph nodes: In this area, a lump could be a lymph node, a hernia, a cyst. Avoid rubbing or manipulating. If persists longer than a week, get in for evaluation with your doc. Ultrasound will make the diagnosis of hernia versus something else. Be well. ...Read more

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Pea size painless lump in groin area right next to vagnia? What could this be? Could this be a STD or anything to do with a std?

Pea size painless lump in groin area right next to vagnia? What could this be? Could this be a STD or anything to do with a std?

Cyst or lymph node: It could be a cyst or ingrown hair or lymph node. It is unlikely to be related to an std however std's or infections can cause lymph nodes to become enlarged. If it does not resolve follow up with your doctor for evaluation and to rule out infection. ...Read more

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Lump in groin but it doesn't hurt. Could it be lymphoma?

Lump in groin but it doesn't hurt. Could it be lymphoma?

Groin lump: A lump in the groin could represent an enlarged lymph node or could be an inguinal (groin) hernia. It is difficult to tell the difference yourself, and should be evaluated by a doctor. Groin lymph nodes could rarely represent a lymphoma. ...Read more

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Lump in groin but it doesn't hurt?

Hernia? LymphNode?: Possible causes of a lump in the groin include a hernia, an enlarged lymph node, a lipoma, or an abscess. Each of these will have features on physical examination that will help determine the correct diagnosis; therefore, it is imperative that you make an appointment to see your primary care doctor to help sort this out. Good luck! ...Read more

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Lump in groin pain in groin?

Lump in groin pain in groin?

See general surgery: Several possibilities exist. Commonly this may be a hernia but it will require a physical examination and history by an experienced surgeon to determine the next step in both diagnosis and care. ...Read more

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I have a lump in groin 1 1?

I have a lump in groin 1 1?

Several: Hernia
lymph node (any infection in the leg?)
trauma
other masses or illnesses
needs a checkup. ...Read more

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Lump in groin started to distaarge a week ago and has a bad smell can you help?

Discharge: Make appointment with your PCP soon. Need to rule out infection. ...Read more

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I have a lump in groin right side hurts to touch and shooting pains in lower back.

I have a lump in groin right side hurts to touch and shooting pains in lower back.

Maybe: More than one thing going on. The right groin tender lump may be a hernia & warrants an evaluation with your doctor. The lower back pains may be something else like a muscle or nerve discomfort & likely unrelated to your groin lump. See a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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How long does lump in groin associated with hydrocoele last?

How long does lump in groin associated with hydrocoele last?

Depends: If the hydrocele is in a newborn about 75-80 % will resolve by 12-18 months of life. If it fails to resolve then surgery can treat it. If the hydrocele arises later in life then it is unllikely to resolve spontaneously, hence surgery can correct it. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has 2cm hard lump in groin right side. It is movable and painless. He has no other symptoms. Could this be lymphoma at his age?

My 2 year old has 2cm hard lump in groin right side. It is movable and painless. He has no other symptoms. Could this be lymphoma at his age?

Should be checked: A 2 year-old with a 2 cm groin lump in a boy could be a lymph node or his testicle. A hernia or hydrocele (fluid-filled lump) is softer, not hard. If it's a lymph node the doctor will check for an injury or infection in the leg, as well as check for other enlarged lymph nodes. The doctor can also see if it's a skin cyst. Lymphoma is very rare in toddlers and should be in more than one lymph node. ...Read more

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Olive sized lump in groin noticed after a workout that eventually went away. It was under the skin and was not painful. Any thoughts what it could be?

Olive sized lump in groin noticed after a workout that eventually went away. It was under the skin and was not painful. Any thoughts what it could be?

Hernia?: Inguinal, or groin, hernias are holes in the abdominal wall through which abdominal contents such as fat or intestines can protrude. And appears as a lump under the skin. If and when the contents return to the abdominal cavity, the lump disappears. May it may not cause pain. You should get an exam by your primary care at the next available time on find out. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a lump in groin with no swelling. 39fem very sore to pressing it. Pain has been here for months. Any ideas?

Maybe a hernia: If you lay down, and the lump goes away, or you can push it and it goes away, its likely a hernia. Also, while laying down, keep your hand over the area of the lump and cough. If you feel the sensation something is being pushed out through a hole, its a hernia. See a general surgeon for a consult if you think it is a hernia. ...Read more

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Previous ultrasound of testes clear, found lump in groin doctor sent me for another ultrasound but of groin and testes, why do another testes scan?

Because you: Are there. The scrotal sac is in the same neighborhood as the groin so might as well look again. Note that hernias are a common cause of groin pain/lumps (sometimes extending to the scrotum) but a hernia may not be seen unless maneuvers such as scanning you standing up and/or exhaling against closed lips (valsalva maneuver) are performed. Ask the person doing the exam about these maneuvers. ...Read more

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