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Swollen inner thigh, not lymph node, with red blotch, no itch or pain, 2 inches down from a 2 day old tattoo. What could have caused it?

Swollen inner thigh, not lymph node, with red blotch, no itch or pain, 2 inches down from a 2 day old tattoo. What could have caused it?

Many possibilities: If it's warm to touch and the redness is spreading it's possible it could be cellulitis (a skin infection). If this doesn't improve, and certainly if it worsens, you should have this examined by a physician. If it is cellulitis, you will need to have antibiotics Rx. ...Read more

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I ve boil on side of knee,other one on inner thigh,swollen inguinal lymph node.I cant walk,its painful.doctors appointment after 2 days,should i wait?

Get seen now: 25 year old gentleman taking Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) for unknown autoimmune condition presents with soft tissue infections of unknown duration causing pain and limitation of motion. Unsure if fever is present. I think you should be seen urgently, emergently if you have fever. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) will suppress your immune system and you need to be seen ASAP. You may need incision, drainage, antibiotics, pain control. ...Read more

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Pain and swollen lymph node in left inner thigh. I do have pnuemonia. Could the 2 be related, and what could be the cause?

Pain and swollen lymph node in left inner thigh. I do have pnuemonia. Could the 2 be related, and what could be the cause?

See below: These are symtoms that need to be evaluated thoroughly your physician. He/she will be able to discuss his/her findings and suggest a plan. ...Read more

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I've had a (what I think is a lymph node) swollen in my upper, inner thigh for nearly 2 weeks now. Please put my mind at ease.

I've had a (what I think is a lymph node) swollen in my upper, inner thigh for nearly 2 weeks now. Please put my mind at ease.

Enlarged nodes: The nodes in your groin function to protect both your lower abdomen and your leg. Think back a few weeks and try to recall if you had any injuries to either that large part of your body, any breaks in your skin. Most of the time your bod can heal itself. If not, see your local doc and hopefully he can help and if not and your groin continues to swell, there is always the option of a biopsy. ...Read more

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Swollen ing lymph node with off and on pain in inner thigh-going down. Does this mean it's draining or more lymph nodes swollen down thigh?

See doctor: If you have unexplained lymph node enlargement without improvement for more than a couple of weeks , you should consult your doctor re. the cause. ...Read more

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Had a peritonsil abcess on left side, swollen left neck lymph node, now a rash on the lft side of face and left side inner thigh... what can this be?

Had a peritonsil abcess on left side, swollen left neck lymph node, now a rash on the lft side of face and left side inner thigh... what can this be?

Rash: 30 year old gentleman with a past medical history of a peritonsillar abscess with lymphadenopathy now presents with a rash on left side of face and left side inner thigh. The differential diagnosis of rashes is very large. Visit your MD. If you were treated with antibiotics please call the MD who treated you and tell him about your rash. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a swollen lymph node in the calf of my leg , the size of a quarter. What could it be?

I have a swollen lymph node in the calf of my leg , the size of a quarter. What could it be?

?calf: No major lymph nodes in your calf area. There are lymph nodes in your groin though. Always best to have any swollen areas or unknown lesions evaluated by a health care provider to get the definitive diagnosis. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a leg outbreak of acne and swollen lymph node. What's the diagnosis?

I have a leg outbreak of acne and swollen lymph node. What's the diagnosis?

Probably related...: If, for example, your acne is on your thigh and is somewhat inflamed and your enlarged node is in your groin area on the same side, the white blood cells contributing to the acne inflammation are also causing the enlarged lymph node. If the node is located on a different part of your body (neck), they are most likely not related. ...Read more

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My husband found a "lump"swollen lymph node in the upper part of his leg. Right next the groin area. A few of the nodes feel swollen in that area.

My husband found a "lump"swollen lymph node in the upper part of his leg. Right next the groin area. A few of the nodes feel swollen in that area.

Groin Lumps: need to be diagnosed by your husband's doctor. Reasons for the lumps can various in seriousness but need to be determined. Please ask him to see his doc ASAP. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Im 28 and week ago found swollen place on leg next to the knee pit on the left so is this a lymph node or i could have problems with veins already ?

Im 28 and week ago found swollen place on leg next to the knee pit on the left so is this a lymph node or i could have problems with veins already ?

Could be vein: What you are describing most likely it is a vein specially if it is soft and collapse be pressure if it is hard most likely it is a oil gland cyst or fatty tumor benign lymph node does not get enlarge around the knee if you are really concern go to your doctor ...Read more

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Have one swollen lymph node in groin, right side. 2cm. Been fighting cellulitis in right leg for over a month. Is this normal or should I be worried?

Have one swollen lymph node in groin, right side. 2cm. Been fighting cellulitis in right leg for over a month. Is this normal or should I be worried?

? reactive lymph nod: Most likely do to the infection in your leg, It's not unusual for the lymph node in the area of an infection to become enlarged. Unusual to have a cellulitis for over a month. I'd discuss it with your physician. ...Read more

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Hard lump where groin meets leg, I'm assuming swollen lymph node. Three days now no change. Concerning?

Hard lump where groin meets leg, I'm assuming swollen lymph node. Three days now no change. Concerning?

Inguinal adenopathy: Lymph nodes in the inguinal area are often enlarged because they are doing their job properly in that area of the body. If it persists, is enlarging, has a stony consistency or appears fixed to underlying tissues might then have your doctor take a look. Otherwise it will be likely to recede in time. ...Read more

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Why are my lymph nodes swollen on my left inner thigh?

Why are my lymph nodes swollen on my left inner thigh?

Infection: From a rash in the area or an infection draining into that lymph node basin. If these nodes are significant in size you must see doctor to identify cause of lymph node enlargement. A biopsy of the lymph nodes may be indicated if an infection can not be identified. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have an enlarged lymph node in your upper thigh?

What exactly does it mean to have an enlarged lymph node in your upper thigh?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad 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 more

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I recently find a lymph node on my left inner upper thigh near my sac is. it's not visible. but can feel it. it's painless and not discolored. I do masturbate a lot like 5 times a day be as soon I stop with in three days it's to go down. but know I feel o

I recently find a lymph node on my left inner upper thigh near my sac is. it's not visible. but can feel it. it's painless and not discolored. I do masturbate a lot like 5 times a day be as soon I stop with in three days it's to go down. but know I feel o

Probably you are: causing some small tears on the skin during masturbation and some pathogens entering to the circulation from these tears draining to this lymp honode. I hope this helps. If you still have questions or concerns about this issue contact me at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Im 21male i have a hard ball under skin not visible that is painful to touch between groin & thigh.I believe it is the lymph node what could cause it?

Im 21male i have a hard ball under skin not visible that is painful to touch between groin & thigh.I believe it is the lymph node what could cause it?

Sounds normal: Almost all young men have a palpable groin node or two. Mine used to pop up in the summers when I went barefoot in the country. If it's not enormously enlarged or stony-hard or stuck to something, give thanks for good health and keep enjoying being alive. Show it to your physician at your next routine physical. If it's growing very fast, get seen now. ...Read more

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Swollen lymph nodes, cancer inside thigh?

Swollen lymph nodes, cancer inside thigh?

Not necessary: From your post, I am guessing your swollen nodes are in the groins. This may be due to injury, infection or cancer. If the nodes are small and unchanged for may years, nothing to worry about. If the nodes have been getting larger, then you should talk with your doctor. Some cancer assocaited with swollen groin nodes are lymphoma, melanoma, and testicular cancer (in men), or cervical cancer (women). ...Read more

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I have a groin lymph node in my right side is it normal for my upper thigh all the way down to my knee to hurt?

I have a groin lymph node in my right side is it normal for my upper thigh all the way down to my knee to hurt?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad 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 more

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