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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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...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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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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3cm swollen lymph node in groin moveable not painful ,others smaller. Sharp pain in groin area, night sweats and tired. Worried...

Lymphoproliferative : You could be presenting with signs of lymphoma. You need seek help from an oncologist. This palpable lymph nodes needs to be biopsied but it has to be an excisional biopsy for definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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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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Is it normal to have a swollen lymph node on the groin area for over 6 months the lymph node is not to big according to my doctor?

Is it normal to have a swollen lymph node on the groin area for over 6 months the lymph node is not to big according to my doctor?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells/digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph everywhere for bad stuff 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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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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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

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more