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Swollen Lymph Node Near Groin
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?
Have a painful,itchy, pea size on left lower labia minora. Hurts to wipe. Swollen lymph nodes near groin. Had protected sex. A lot of discharge.
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
I have 1 swollen lymph node in groin near right ovary. Swollen for 1-2 days. Have sharp stabbing pain randomly for months. Should i go to the doctor?
Yes...: Stabbing pain is not something to sit on. :). ...Read more
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
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
Either: It can be either way depending on the cause of the swelling. ...Read more
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
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
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
For the past 3 weeks I have had a swollen lymph node on the back and side of my neck and now feel one in my groin area..should I be worried?
Would not be worried: However, these need to be checked out by a physician and in the context of your medical history and a full medical exam. Go ahead and schedule an appointment. Enlarged lymph nodes are usually a sign of transient infection. They can rarely be an early sign of cancer, which needs to be diagnosed as early as possible. ...Read more
My 5 year old has had a swollen lymph node on the right side of her groin for a little over two months. No pain and swishy feeling. It comes and goes.
Good for him: These lymph nodes are your friends. Mine would pop out as a kid whenever I would go barefoot in the summer. Glad you're an observant mom. ...Read more
Can be: You must hey check up, it can be related. ...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
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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