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Left groin lymphnodes very painful tender and swollen? For 2 days. Skins not red. No wounds, no shaving, no stds. What causes lymph pain in groin?

Left groin lymphnodes very painful tender and swollen?  For 2 days. Skins not red. No  wounds, no shaving, no stds. What causes lymph pain in groin?

? legs ?: These nodes will often swell after bug bites or other issues as distant as your toes on the leg of the involved nodes. They can swell to near tissue issues like the close skin or genitals, but these nodes are screening centers for other areas. A small scratch by a kitten or other agent, could trigger a response. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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What causes swollen sore outter ears for days?

What causes swollen sore outter ears for days?

Q tips: Again, q tips are an instrument of the devil. Rarer autoimmune disease can cause it, or occasionally frost bite or tanning booths, but you would know re that. ...Read more

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Took cephalexin for infection. Now have itchy, flaky skin on my scalp, in my ears, & pelvic area. Allergy meds/creams don't work. Still have inital infection.?

Took cephalexin for infection. Now have itchy, flaky skin on my scalp, in my ears, & pelvic area.  Allergy meds/creams don't work. Still have inital infection.?

Allergy vs fungus: This could be an allergic reaction although it should be everywhere on your body, not just scalp, ears and groin. It could very well be that the Cephalexin has suppressed your immune systems synergistic bacteria that keeps typical candidal fungus species at bay and this is the side effect. Happens a lot with women treated for urinary tract infxns then getting yeast infxn due to the antibiotic. ...Read more

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Right nipple cracked itchy swollen red and peeling with yellow discharge.Been 3-4 months.Got checked anitbiotics didn't work. Pagets disease possible?

Right nipple cracked itchy swollen red and peeling with yellow discharge.Been 3-4 months.Got checked  anitbiotics didn't work. Pagets disease possible?

Paget breast disease: Pagers disease of the breast often presents with a scaly itchy rash of the breast. I would recommend evaluation by your doctor as this is often very curable. ...Read more

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Vagina swollen itchy red and discharge after medication? Now what

Vagina swollen itchy red and discharge after medication? Now what

Yeast: If you took an antibiotic and now have a itchy discharge, you probably have a yeast infection. There are over the counter medications available at your pharmacy. ...Read more

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Y won't drs test for herpes? Exposed to it mths ago, now having sore low back, itch+tingle vagina area, swollen nodes groin, headache. Advice please.

Y won't drs test for herpes? Exposed to it mths ago, now having sore low back, itch+tingle vagina area, swollen nodes groin, headache. Advice please.

The other way around: The question should be, "why should one test for genital herpes," instead of "why should one NOT test for genital herpes?" A doctor will test for it if there is good reason to suspect the disease, and if the test will make a difference in the treatment. Without the actual sores, the doctor may order an HSV1-2 blood test. If in the U.S., try HealthTap's PRIME service to ask for tests done by Quest. ...Read more

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Hi, for 2 days 1/2 my anus is swollen and itchy. It is a pink coil. My vagina itches some. When i pee there is very slight discomfort.No other symp.

Hemorrhoid : It sounds like you may have hemorrhoids although an examination will be needed to confirm. Try an over the counter hemorrhoid cream and a vaginal yeast medication while you are waiting for an appointment. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lymph nodes in groin. Had negative test for herpes.

What causes swollen lymph nodes in groin. Had negative test for herpes.

If no infections : If no obvious infections snd it is lasting more than 1 week, you need to get a biopsy, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Two inch incision from appendectomy in my belly button. It won't scab, and leaking purple/red watery for 2 days. Red bumps, burning pain, open maybe?

Two inch incision from appendectomy in my belly button. It won't scab, and leaking purple/red watery for 2 days. Red bumps, burning pain, open maybe?

Exam needed: This is abnormal and a wound infection,foreign body reaction,cellulitis,allergic skin reaction are concerns. Your surgeon should examine the wound,advise you and prescribe treatment. ...Read more

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My urethra hole is slightly swollen and red. I also have several white pimple looking bumps. I'm a circumcised male and STD testing came back negative?

My urethra hole is slightly swollen and red. I also have several white pimple looking bumps. I'm a circumcised male and STD testing came back negative?

Here are some ...: Clinically, if you have no urethral discharge & no discomfort at urinating, and a normal UA, I would advise just to keep the area clean and dry , live on low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession, and divert limited mental / physical effort to build more energy and ability to think, learn, & function for better productivity & independence in the future. If in doubt, see Doc... ...Read more

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What is done for a swollen belly button lump and pain?

What is done for a swollen belly button lump and pain?

Maybe...: Surgery if you are describing a bulge from an umbilical hernia. See your doctor or a general surgeon for an examination. ...Read more

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Painful ejac & urine, swollen meatus, swollen right lymph node. Been on doxy for 3wks. One week without any pain now reoccurred with clear discharge. Urine test clear for infection and uti's.

Painful ejac & urine, swollen meatus, swollen right lymph node. Been on doxy for 3wks. One week without any pain now reoccurred with clear discharge. Urine test clear for infection and uti's.

Need more testing: It sounds like there is still something going on. You should consult with a urologist or an infectious disease doctor or both to rule out any physical/anatomic issues and also to rule out other infections that may have not yet been checked for--the list is very long and may not be checked on routine testing. ...Read more

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Liver tests came back normal still have itchy no rash skin,tender right up qaud,and fatigue, what can be causing this ?

Liver tests came back normal still have itchy no rash skin,tender right up qaud,and fatigue, what can be causing this ?

Gallbladder? Viral?: Gallbladder problems can cause RUQ pain, itching, and fatigue. Also some viral infections can cause this. Itching may be due to dry skin. See your doctor if persists. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal 12 hours after wasp sting for area to be swollen, rash, itchy and pain?

Is it normal 12 hours after wasp sting for area to be swollen, rash, itchy and pain?

WASP STING ITCHY: YES. WASP STINGS CAN BE ITCHY, HOT, SWOLLEN, AND PAINFUL FOR HOURS FOLLOWING A STING. A PASTE MADE OF UNSEASONED MEAT TENDERIZER WITH A FEW DROPS OF WATER CAN HELP IF DONE AS SOON AS THE STINGS ARE NOTICED. OVER THE COUNTER CORTISONE CREAMS CAN OFTEN HELP. FOR PERSISTENT ITCHING, PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. GOOD LUCK. ...Read more

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What causes recurring rash? Dry, flakey sometimes purple bluish color, doesn't itch or hurt. Goin on for a yr nostly where swollen lymph nodes are

What causes recurring rash? Dry, flakey sometimes purple bluish color, doesn't itch or hurt. Goin on for a yr nostly where swollen lymph nodes are

Rashes: I wish I could give you a definitive answer, but unfortunately rashes are basically impossible to diagnose over the computer. Best for you to see a dermatologist who specializes in skin disorders since this has been going on for a year now. good luck. ...Read more