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I have this lump on my groin area, it is about 2cm long. I can feel it and it is hard and moveable. I am wondering if it is tumor?

I have this lump on my groin area, it is about 2cm long.  I can feel it and it is hard and moveable.  I am wondering if it is tumor?

Groin lump: It is most likely a lymph node, but it could also be a cyst or nodule. Regardless, a hard lump should be evaluated by your physician, and if it is a lymph node further testing should be pursued. ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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Are all lymph nodes in the groin area, what most doctors call benign tumors, felt by lightly pressing the area?

Are all lymph nodes in the groin area, what most doctors call benign tumors, felt by lightly pressing the area?

No, and no: Lymph nodes are not tumors. An enlarged lymph node is not a benign tumor, though because there are no benign tumors of the lymphatic system, we may call it "benign". The vast majority of groin lymph nodes are not palpable. When I was a barefoot-summers kid, I got big groin nodes whenever it was nice out. Life's to hard already to worry about each lymph node that comes up. Relax. ...Read more

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I've had movable lumps in neck and 1 in groin. How to get checked for tumors?

A lot depends: On size and consistency of these nodes, and whether they fit in contwext with the rest of your history. Past and current infections, drugs, as well as potential malignancies are in the 'differential', so you have 'doctor' not 'internet' for solutions. ...Read more

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Can a tumor on ovary cause hip and groin pain?

Can a tumor on ovary cause hip and groin pain?

May be: Ovarian cancer does not have specific symptoms and the symptoms are often vague. If you have concerns you should consult your doctor for an evaluation. See this site for information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cancer/ds00293/dsection=symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm 49 yr old male had hip resurfacing w complications w pseudo tumor groin pain ect.Had hip revised still have hip pain n groin pain .?

I'm 49 yr old male had hip resurfacing w complications w pseudo tumor groin pain ect.Had hip revised still have hip pain n groin pain .?

Ideas: Hopefully the revision was a total hip if you still have hip pain after total look for a secondary diagnosis bone scan MRI of( spine si joint )can all mimic hip pain. ...Read more

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Hard lump/nodule in groin where right leg and scrotum meet for 3 weeks and without pain. Is this a cancer tumor?

Hard lump/nodule in groin where right leg and scrotum meet for 3 weeks and without pain.  Is this a cancer tumor?

Need an Exam: The only way to answer your question is for you to have an exam by your doc. It could be an infected lymph gland or something else. Please get it checked out so you can hopefully breathe a sigh of relief. Pease and good health. ...Read more

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Moms been urinating every other hr small amt x1month, lower back pain,clean catch urine clear, noticed pink on toilet paper at times,sore groin,tumor?

Moms been urinating every other hr small amt x1month, lower back pain,clean catch urine clear, noticed pink on toilet paper at times,sore groin,tumor?

Here are some ...: One of your similar Qs was answered some 2 days ago. Now, bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, and progress of the symptoms and their related discomforts over time to Doc for analysis + physical + tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx and provide reasonable Rx/care. Further online inquiry would not solve your mom's concerns. So, take actions timely. Best wish... ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more