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Son diagnosed with ulcerative colitis a year ago. Now swollen lymph node groin area. Should this be concerning?

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

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Vomiting bile in the morning, sharp intermittent pain in the rear, incontinence, effortless weight loss, recurring swollen lymph nodes (groin). Help!

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 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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Help! could swollen lymph node in groin cause back pain?

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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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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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?

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?

Other symptoms: In that arm any swelling, skin lesions, pain, trauma, rash? Your swollen lymph node is doing what is should do. There may or may not be an important reason for why it is swollen. OK to monitor for a month. If it goes away, ok. If not or gets bigger, see doctor. ...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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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 ones 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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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?

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

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Swollen lymph node in groin have shingles?

Swollen lymph node in groin have shingles?

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

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What do a couple swollen lymph nodes in groin mean?

What do a couple swollen lymph nodes in groin mean?

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

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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?

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

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What could cause swollen lymph nodes in groin and neck?

Infection or: neck and groin nodes often swell secondary to infection depends n size and feel if firm and hard need biopsy ...Read more

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What can cause swollen lymph nodes in groin/neck?

What can cause swollen lymph nodes in groin/neck?

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