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What Causes A Mans Groin Area To Be Swollen
Infection: Usually lymph node enlarge in response to infection. They stay enlarged for a few weeks then shrink back down to normal. If they stay enlarged, or keep growing, see your doctor. ...Read more
Not uncommon: If shaving in this area exposes hair follicle to secondary infection, then the consequence is a groin lesion or node . Should such a groin lesion however be noted and is not a phenomenon of inflammation in groin then one would need to bx the groin node for possible malignancy ...Read more
Infected?: An infection can lead to lymph node enlarging. ...Read more
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
Can a speculum from a vaginal exam cause an injury that leads to pain in the perineum area (while wiping) and a swollen lymph node in groin for a week?
Probably not, but...: It's unlikely the speculum exam caused this problem. I wouldn't say it's impossible, but I would want to know the reason for your pelvic exam a week ago and whether that problem is the cause of your symptoms. Either way, contact the doctor's office; they'll want to check this out. Good luck. ...Read more
What can cause swollen painful lymph nodes in the groin area of a 15 yr. Old male with pain around lower back and upper thigh area?
Depends: A simple skin irritation per se doesn't cause enlarged lymph nodes unless it is complicated by cellulitis (skin infection). Other associated systemic signs like fever suggest cellulitis. If you are diabetic, there may be no systemic signs other than difficult to control blood sugars. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can BV cause cellulitis in the groin area. I've had a swollen lymph node for a year but my gyn ignores it when i ask questions about it. 2nd opinions?
No: Swollem lymph node in groin is secondary to a primary malignancy arising in the lymph node such as lymphoma or metastasis from a site of tumor growth on thigh, buttock or lower abdomen following the path of lymphatic drainage. An inflammatory process on eye will not drain the groin area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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