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Swollen Lymph Node Groin
Son diagnosed with ulcerative colitis a year ago. Now swollen lymph node groin area. Should this be concerning?
Probably not: This is a common area for nodes to enlarge because it drains from some fairly dirty sites. If you have no other symptoms would not be overly concerned, but it never hurts to discuss this with the doctor managing your UC. ...Read more
Vomiting bile in the morning, sharp intermittent pain in the rear, incontinence, effortless weight loss, recurring swollen lymph nodes (groin). Help!
Please see Dr...: What you described deserves an immediate professional attention. So, collect and record the feature, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of events, and bring them to see dr. Who will usually find our what he/she needs to do for you after reviewing wht you bring in, more history, physicals, and possible some tests as needed. Best... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Swollen lymph node in groin for 1 wk now. Got medication for it, still there. When should it normally go away? After how long should I see a Dr agn?
?: Is it better? If it seems to be resolving would give a bit more time. If not improving follow up with your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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.?
Had a swollen lymph node near groin about 9 months ago and it was hard and could not move easily, but subsided. Now I have a swollen lymph node on arm?
I have a swollen lymph node in groin with purpura cluster on the skin overlying it. What could this be?
Towards the end of accutane, got a small swollen lymph node in groin area. It is gradually shrinking in size but still present. Is this normal?
No: See your DR. Since it is shrinking, and since you report no other symptoms, it is likely to be a benign process. Are you sure it is a lymph node? ...Read more
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
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?
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 ones TB ,STD's HIV,condn-like sarcoid,lymphoma ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen lymph node on groin and now a very painful boil popped up on my ear. Hot to the touch and red. Could these be related? What to do?
Unrelated: Boil on ear frequently from infected sebaceous cyst which should be treated with warm soaks and if necessary antibiotics. If resolving and cystic structure found then excision of cyst necessary to prevent recurrence. No way that lymph node in groin can be connected to ear. From the ear, any infection would spread to cervical nodes. ...Read more
Does the person have: Classic shingles symptoms? Shingles can cause fairly dramatic pain which is followed within a few days by a rash. It usually appears in a particular location on one side of the body. The rash burns intensely, itches & is made up blisters that open up & crust over. A person could also have a fever, chills, headache and generalized aches & pains with fatigue. A lymph node draining the dermatome>. ...Read more
Usually nothing.: This is the place where enlarged lymph glands are most often found. If not tender or hard, and if they are under 1 cm in diameter there usually is no problem. If that is not the case, or if there are other symptoms like fever, night sweats or weight loss, they might need to be biopsied. ...Read more
Can a speculum from a vaginal exam cause an injury that leads to pain in the perineum area (while wiping) and a swollen lymph node in groin for a week?
Probably not, but...: It's unlikely the speculum exam caused this problem. I wouldn't say it's impossible, but I would want to know the reason for your pelvic exam a week ago and whether that problem is the cause of your symptoms. Either way, contact the doctor's office; they'll want to check this out. Good luck. ...Read more
It depends: We need to know more . How long have you had these nodes and what is their size? Are they increasing in size? if they are bigger than 2 Cm and increasing in size in 1 to 2 months, you need to be examined by a physician. If the nodes are suspicious for Cancer, a biopsy is the best way to find out or exclude Cancer as the cause. Infections can also cause swelling of lymph nodes(Tender to touch) ...Read more
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