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Swollen Lymph Nodes In The Groin Area
Several things: A few small nodes (less than 1 cm) are not uncommon in the groins. These are usually due to injury or infection and are usually harmless. However, if your groin nodes seem getting larger over times, you should check with your doctor since besides infection, many cancers can cause this. Some examples are lymphoma, melanoma, or testicular cancer (in men), or cervical cancer (in women). ...Read more
I keep getting swollen lymph nodes in my groin area. They all come and then go away but i keep getting them. Is this normal as long as they go away?
Concerned.: You need to see your gyn to check out for possible infection which may wax and wane. This is certainly abnormal. ...Read more
I think I might have two swollen lymph nodes in my groin area. If I have Hodgkin's or non Hodgkin's would I have more symptoms?
Probably : You can get groin nodes from something as simple as going barefoot. Hodgkin's seldom starts there and when it does, the nodes are obviously abnormal. Your lymph nodes are your friends. Unless they are obviously pathological, just mention them to your physician next visit ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs to be checked: You have swollen lymph glands in two different areas of your body and it needs to be evalated by your physician usually you can have swollen nodes in armpit due to an infection in arm or from the breast.And same for swollen glands in your groin but you have glands in two places and you need a detailed history and complete physical exam to find out the cause and treat appropriately. ...Read more
What to do if I have painful right at the front of my head and at the very back by my neck, sometimes have a fever, swollen lymph nodes in my groin area?
See doctor: Swollen lymph nodes usually represent infection or malignancy. See a doctor. ...Read more
I noticed tender swollen lymph nodes in right groin area then day later woke up with cluster of shingles on left thigh? Is this normal?
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 1 more doctor answer
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
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 2 swollen lymph nodes, one in my groin area and one between my boob n armpit, what could this be?!
Two swollen lymph nodes in groin area. Afraid I have cancer in reproductive system. Is this rare or common?
Not Gyn: If the presence of groin nodes do not represent a primary process in those nodes such as Infection or tumor then if there is existing pathology it has spread from well defined sites such as thigh or even lower leg, vulvae, or perianal area. Cancer in reproductive system when noted in nodes are defined by those in the pelvic hypogastric area. ...Read more
Can psoarisis cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck/groin area? I am a 20 year old male, & have had swollen lymph nodes in my neck/groin area for the
Yes: It often does that -- "dermatopathic lymphadenopathy". You may also have them simply because you're in good health -- all young adults have a few. When I went barefoot in the summers, my groin nodes always popped up. A node that's a sign of illness is obviously abnormal and I wouldn't fret about yours. ...Read more
4 year old has ulcerative colitis. Doctor found Two swollen lymph nodes on groin area? He said this is not concerning? Should I be worried?
I was diagnosed with MRSA about a week ago, put on antibiotics and the site drained a few days later. I've developed a painful swollen lymph node in the groin area. It's oddly shaped. Should I go back in or give my body time? I'm still on antibiotics.
Go back in: You need to have this node evaluated as it is unusual to develop new nodes while you are on antibiotics. This may be an abscess that needs drainage. Make sure that you are also doing other things to prevent the spread of MRSA including using Hibiclens as a body wash, sanitizing everything in the bathroom with bleach/water combination and using Bactroban (mupirocin) ointment in the nose for two weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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