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My lyphnodes at my groin area seem to be swollen, what may cause this? And should I be concerned?

My lyphnodes at my groin area seem to be swollen, what may cause this? And should I be concerned?

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

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Can shaving groin area cause a painless, small swollen lymph node?

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

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What could cause a swollen lymph node in the groin area when there is no infection in the body?

What could cause a swollen lymph node in the groin area when there is no infection in the body?

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 more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

BV: Will not cause cellulitis in the groin area but if u have a swollen lymph node in the groin area it may or may notnot be significant, please see your gp or an infectious disease doc for an opinion and workup if necessary. ...Read more

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Can a skin irritation in the groin cause swollen lymph nodes in this area?

Can a skin irritation in the groin cause swollen lymph nodes in this 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 more

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I've noticed some swollen lymph nodes as well as a hard movable lump in my groin area with some pain in the hips. Any condition that would cause this?

I've noticed some swollen lymph nodes as well as a hard movable lump in my groin area with some pain in the hips. Any condition that would cause this?

Any nearby infection: Any nearby infection (leg, genitals, lower abdomen, or skin infection) can cause swelling of the inguinal lymph nodes. I would recommend seeing your doctor to determine where the infection is coming from and get appropriate treatment! Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Can psoarisis cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck/groin area? I am a 20 year old male, & have had swollen lymph nodes in my neck/groin area for the

Can psoarisis cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck/groin area? I am a 20 year old male, & have had swollen lymph nodes in my neck/groin area for the

Yes: It often does that -- "dermatopathic lymphadenopathy". You may also have them simply because you're in good health -- all young adults have a few. When I went barefoot in the summers, my groin nodes always popped up. A node that's a sign of illness is obviously abnormal and I wouldn't fret about yours. ...Read more

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Can swollen lymph node in groin area be caused by stye in eye or something else?

Can swollen lymph node in groin area be caused by stye in eye or something else?

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 more

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1. Can swollen lymph nodes in groin be not visible or be felt when palpated? 2. Can lower back pain cause pain in pelvic area 3. Normal bowel & urinie

1. Can swollen lymph nodes in groin be not visible or be felt when palpated?
2. Can lower back pain cause pain in pelvic area
3. Normal bowel & urinie

Yes yes yes: Yes yes yes. MRSA can persist as can viral infections. I'm sorry you are having to ask these questions in this forum. Sometimes it takes a really dedicated doctor to get to the bottom of things. You are asking good questions. I trust you will find out why your white count is elevated. You may need to exclude uncommon conditions (abnormal white cell function or production, celiac disease, etc) ...Read more

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What causes my swollen , hard, and painful gland on the left side of the groin?

What causes my swollen , hard, and painful gland on the left side of the groin?

A Hernia: If the swelling disappears when you lie down and massage it, it may be a hernia. May require simple surgery if painful. If not need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi my lypmh node groin is in pain since 4 days when i push on it but not swollen what's the cause?

Hi my lypmh node groin is in pain since 4 days when i push on it but not swollen what's the cause?

Node infection: There may be an infection in your lymph node. Have a doctor examine and evaluate. You may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the causes of your groin lymph nodes to become swollen?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lymph node "tastes" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. You can feel them then. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of a large painless swollen lymph node in the groin (2 cm or so) that lasted about a month without other symptoms?

Infection or tumor: A large palpable painless node in groin is abnormal and may be inflammatory or neoplastic. One checks the abdominal wall and skin of extremity on the side of the node. Then one examines rectum and perianal area for inflammation or tumor. If source not identified then node bx indicated to RO lymphoma or other cause. ...Read more

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The region or crease between ...Read more