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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 had an ear infection, my doctor gave me Keflex. I started it today and noticed I have a swollen lymph node near my groin. Will the prescription help that?!

I had an ear infection, my doctor gave me Keflex. I started it today and noticed I have a swollen lymph node near my groin. Will the prescription help that?!

See below.: It depends what the swelling of the lymph node is from. If it is from a bacterial infection of the lymph node or another area close to the lymph node, it may help. However, you should go back to your doctor and have him/her check the lymph node and check you for the presence of any other swollen lymph nodes, especially if he/she only checked your ear/head and neck area. ...Read more

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What can I do to help a swollen lymph node in the groin?

What can I do to help a swollen lymph node in the groin?

Try this: Take some anti-inflammatory meds- Ibuprofen (if no allergies), hopefully may shrink it a bit. If it gets bigger and spreading, go see your dr. ...Read more

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Can shaving groin area cause a painless, small swollen lymph node?

Not uncommon: If shaving in this area exposes hair follicle to secondary infection, then the consequence is a groin lesion or node . Should such a groin lesion however be noted and is not a phenomenon of inflammation in groin then one would need to bx the groin node for possible malignancy ...Read more

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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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How does a swollen lymph node look around your groin? On black males?

How does a swollen lymph node look around your groin? On black males?

Varies: May or may not be elevated so there is a bump in the area; may be reddened, altho may be more difficult to appreciated with black skin; you should be able to feel this and it may or may not be tender. If this is not an answer to your question, reframe it in new terms. ...Read more

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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