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Felt soft lump groin area. Dr said it was fluid. No concern. Still worried. Term used was epidermoid any thoughts? Ty

Felt soft lump groin area. Dr said it was fluid. No concern. Still worried. Term used was epidermoid  any thoughts? Ty

Very common and: Almost always completely benign. Let me give you some additional info to read. See if what is described in this link also applies to you: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/sebaceous-cysts/ds00979. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more


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I have just found a soft pea size lump in right groin doctor says its a lymph node about 7mm big but i can't seem to feel the one on the other side?

What is the Concern?: Okay. Thank you for letting us know. There is nothing unusual or concerning in any way with this scenario. Lymph nodes you can fell are evidence of a healthy immune system. ...Read more

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What does a lump on my groin mean?

What does a lump on my groin mean?

Depends: Depending on where in your groin, but the most common lumps would be a hernia, a lymph node, or an infected hair follicle. See your doctor for an evaluation. Asap if there is also pain. ...Read more

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What does a lump in my groin mean?

Possibilities: The groin has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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What causes "shotty" lumps in groin?

What causes "shotty" lumps in groin?

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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What could a painful lump on groin be?

Infection, lymphoma,: A painful lump in the groin can be an enlarged lymph node. If this is the case, it can be due to an infection in the genitalia ( std, scratch, etc) , cancer of the genitalia, a lymphoma blood born ca). It could be an inguinal hernia. The best recommendation is to see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do about a hard lump in my groin?

See your Dr or : Consult with a general surgeon or urologist. There are many fine drs. In quincy and boston.. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are these 3 purple lumps by groin area?

Different options: The groin has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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What should I do about a lump in the groin area?

Different options: The groin has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, vessels, tendons and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more