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Painless intermitt. swollen mounds-top thighs not inguinal nodes, but below, & looks like pockets of fluid on diff. parts of thigh. Possibilities?

Painless intermitt. swollen mounds-top thighs not inguinal nodes, but below, & looks like pockets of fluid on diff. parts of thigh. Possibilities?

If not nodes. ..: ..could B varicosities, early. Some times only small segments will appear like U describe. If there is a family history of this, on either side of the family, & it would B a good idea 2 have them evaluated. ...Read more

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Help! could swollen inguinal groin glands kill you?

No: At worst, they could be swelling from malignant lymphoma, plague, or some other serious illness. If this is the case, it will be obvious that it is not normal lymph node swelling. ...Read more

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Would bowel malroation cause swollen mesenteric lymphnodes and inguinal lymphnodes?

Would bowel malroation cause swollen mesenteric lymphnodes and inguinal lymphnodes?

No: Malrotation is an anatomical issue, usually inborn one. Swollen lymphnodes indicate some sort of inflammation or malignancy. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of swollen retroperitoneal paraaortic aortocaval nodes with chronic lowerback pain, no infection?

What can be the cause of swollen retroperitoneal paraaortic aortocaval nodes with chronic lowerback pain, no infection?

Causes of enlarged: Lymph nodes are infection, inflammation, malignancy. But this might not be cause of your back pain. This sounds like a ct scan finding. Ask the doctor who ordered the scan what he thinks you should do. You will need to get further tests and maybe even a biopsy, . ...Read more

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Swollen inguinal lymph node, and it feels firm, though it is less than 2cm. It's been there for 3 days. Not sick. Should i be concerned?

Other symptoms?: A rash in that area can cause a swollen lymph node. Do you have any new bruising, fatigue, large lymph nodes anywhere else, fevers, night sweats or unintentional weight loss? If any of these, you need to see doc now. If really not sick (like you said), you could watch this. If it increases in size any more, i would have a doc look at it. Otherwise, lymph nodes can take 1-2 months to go away. ...Read more

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Pls I had whitish rashes at the base of my penis and it was followed by swollen iguinal lymphnodes. Could it be hiv?

Pls I had whitish rashes at the base of my penis and it was followed by  swollen iguinal lymphnodes. Could it be hiv?

Unknown: You need to see the doctor for testing and evaluation. This is not an appropriate forum to try to get diagnosis. You must see a physician since it could be very minor or it could be a more significant issue. ...Read more

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There is a rash that has suddenly developed directly above my swollen inguinal lymph nodes. What could this be?

There is a rash that has suddenly developed directly above my swollen inguinal lymph nodes. What could this be?

The word "rash": The word rash is too ambiguous to even begin to comment upon in any valid medical way. But, if something has developed rapidly and you have other proof you are ill then you sign off of the internet, make a phone call to your doctor, and then go get seen in person at the family medical clinic. Please go to the doctor today. ...Read more

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My inguinal lymph nodes have been swollen and hard for 1 and a half years. Recently the ones on the right have been growing. Definitely cancer...?

My inguinal lymph nodes have been swollen and hard for 1 and a half years. Recently the ones on the right have been growing. Definitely cancer...?

Needs evaluation: Swollen, hard inguinal nodes showed be evaluated by a physician and appropriate workup undertaken including possible biopsy. Please see your GP soon. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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My inguinal lymph nodes on both sides have been swollen for a year. Blood tests last year showed nothing. What could it be & should I get more tests?

Probably nothing: As a kid and a young doctor, my groin nodes were always big especially in the summer from going barefoot. Yes, that'll do it. If they're not more than a few cm across, don't look like golf balls buried in there, aren't fixed firmly to the nearby structures, and aren't expecially tender or painful, and you don't feel sick, they're best ignored. What you describe is very common. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My left inguinal lymph node has been swollen for approximately two weeks and continues to enlarge. It's hard, warm, and sensitive to touch. It's almos?

Go see a doctor: Any lymph node that is continuing to enlarge is a sign of something serious that needs medical attention. You should go see your family doctor right away. If you can not get to him/her, you may have to go to the Er to see a doctor in the ER. ...Read more

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Have had 1 swollen inguinal lymph node for 3 weeks. It is about 2cm in size, painless, but movable and has not grown. What are the chances it's cancer?

Have had 1 swollen inguinal lymph node for 3 weeks. It is about 2cm in size, painless, but movable and has not grown. What are the chances it's cancer?

Very little: Most likely it is an enlarged node in reaction to a local infection somewhere in urogeital tract or skin. However, if it persists without a clear cause, you'll need to have it biopsied ...Read more

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I had open mesh right inguinal repair two weeks ago. Pain is now very mild but my whole lower abdomen is swollen. Is this normal?

Not necessarily: 2 weeks post op you would not expect severe swelling as you describe. Luckily you have no severe pain, but you need to call and follow-up with your surgeon to have the area assessed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Mri read retroperitoneal left paraaortic & aortocaval nodes swollen largest measures 1.6 cm. All bloodwork normal. Physician clueless of lowerbackpain?

Mri read retroperitoneal left paraaortic & aortocaval nodes swollen largest measures 1.6 cm. All bloodwork normal. Physician clueless of lowerbackpain?

Be glad: Your info suggests that there is no bad (serious / life-threatening / cancerous) source to your back pain. Muscular pain will not show easily on any test. A few swollen lymph nodes might suggest inflammation in area or recent infection or nothing specific. Combination approach is only way to successfully tackle back pain-pt, heat, massage, nsaid, muscle relaxant, stretching. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex with a swollen inguinal lymph node?

Is it safe to have sex with a swollen inguinal lymph node?

Lymph node: It may be safe to have sex, but you should go see your doctor for this lymph node swelling and get it checked out. It may be significant. ...Read more