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Swollen Lymph Node In The Groin
What are the possible causes of a large painless swollen lymph node in the groin (2 cm or so) that lasted about a month without other symptoms?
Infection or tumor: A large palpable painless node in groin is abnormal and may be inflammatory or neoplastic. One checks the abdominal wall and skin of extremity on the side of the node. Then one examines rectum and perianal area for inflammation or tumor. If source not identified then node bx indicated to RO lymphoma or other cause. ...Read more
Either: It can be either way depending on the cause of the swelling. ...Read more
I found a swollen lymph node in my groin a week ago and as of yesterday I also have a couple swollen in my neck, no other symptoms?
Not likely but: It is not likely just by having a one swollen lymph node in groin.But we can not tell you for sure what it could be due to. I will suggest you get it checked by your family doctor.Discuss with your parents and get it checked as you are 16 years old. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 43 female. For a couple of months my right arm has been weak and achy now I have a swollen lymph node in my groin on the right side. Any ideas?
No connection may be: most likely there is no connection it really depend first what is causing the ache and the weakness in your right arm if it was virus then the reactive lymph node in your groin could be related to that going back to your lymph node in the right groin lymph node react to virus,allergy,or bacteria not knowing what cause yours you need to see a doctor in case you need antibiotic good luck ...Read more
Female25: i think i might have a swollen lymph node in my groin area and my left labia majora is swollen and there are small sores on the inside.?
I have a swollen lymph node is my groin area. It has been characterized as smooth and mobile. What could this be?
Your friends: Lymph nodes are there protecting you from infection. As a kid, when I'd start going barefoot in the summer, my groin nodes would pop up. This is common. Stop worrying and be thankful for good health. ...Read more
I have a swollen lymph node on left groin and a few lumps on my lower back i don t have health insurance and lumps on back cause pain.?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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