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Swollen Lymph Node On Groin
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
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
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
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
I have a swollen lymph node in groin with purpura cluster on the skin overlying it. What could this be?
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?
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
Towards the end of accutane, got a small swollen lymph node in groin area. It is gradually shrinking in size but still present. Is this normal?
No: See your DR. Since it is shrinking, and since you report no other symptoms, it is likely to be a benign process. Are you sure it is a lymph node? ...Read more
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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