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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
I have three swollen lymph nodes on my left inner thigh. They have been there april of 2011. I have chest pain and get sick about 4 times a month?
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
I was recently diagnosed with trich and treated forit. So I gguess its gone but now my lymph nodes are swollen on my inner right thigh what can I do?
I have painful lymph nodes under my arms and right side of my abd & down inner upper thigh & under belly button. Not swollen. Petscan (-). What is it?
Good question: Are we sure the problem is lymph node? Most lymphomas would be "hot" on pet. An infection could be low grade positive too. Not swollen? Is there anything to biopsy? ...Read more
Yes: Its well known that the groin nodes, those in the upper inner thigh, respond to various disease processes especially in the thigh, perineal area and buttock region where the pilonidal abscess can arise. These nodes are particularly susceptible to infection and malignancies in this region, which then travel via the regional lymphatics to the node bearing areas in the groin. ...Read more
I first got swollen lymph nodes where my leg ends and my body begins only on the right side later also left. Happens often than goes away in 2 weeks?
Time to see your doc: You need to see your doctor for further evaluation and rearing. Need to have your blood work done. ...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?
Infection: Usually swollen nodes are a sign of infection. You need to be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
See doctor: And. Be examined to get a proper diagnosis ...Read more
Bite reaction: This is a significant reaction. Not common but happens. May indicate associated infection. If persists get checked. ...Read more
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
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
37 yr old female with swollen lymph nodes (2) left underarm area, night sweets, weight loss, fatigue, odd pain in inner thighs? Not STD related.
Need a thorough...: You need a thorough check-up with detailed history stressing the specifics & relevance of all symptoms + timely proper physical exam + timely testing as needed so to deduce possible diagnosis for reasonable care. How to have all care-related matters done correctly? Follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. There would be no easy way out but face life reality... ...Read more
As I was walking I felt lumps rubbing together in my inner thighs, as I rubbed booth inner thighs I felt lumps like maybe lymph nodes. Normal?
Probably not: Need exam for a doc to be able to say. ...Read more
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
11 year old son came to me saying he had a knot that hurts. It's in the inner thigh crease where I'd imagine lymph nodes reside. It is also red/tender?
Please take him to: His doctor. It sounds like it could be an abscess (infection), which may need to be drained and/or may need oral antibiotics. Meanwhile, you can have him apply warm compresses to the area, and take ibuprofen for pain. Also, please take his temperature, if you haven't already, and let the doctor know if he has a fever. ...Read more
Lipomas? Pea to marble size lumps near inner tricepsx2, inner thigh near gracilisx2 and lumbarx2. PA said these are not lymph nodes No ins. Dangerous?
Lipomas R Benign: Nope. They are left alone unless they get infected, injured or become intolerably painful. These are cysts of fat cells and are very common. ...Read more
I have recurring pain, soreness on right side of abd just above my pelvic bone to where my inner thigh meets. Been like this for months. Lymph nodes?
RIght location: This is the right location for lymph nodes, but usually you could feel them here and tell that they are the cause of your tenderness. It looks as if you have several medical problems, possibly lupus, so you should take good care of yourself and have this checked. ...Read more
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?
Would lupus panniculitis on my thigh and shin cause my groin lymph nodes to swell? (Not big but small almond size swelling). History of discoid lupus
Firm, non visible, pea size slight painful lumps near inner triceps, gracilis on thigh and lumbar area. PA-C friend said lymph nodes aren't in this area. Could be lipoma? No ins. Warrant DR visit
Dr said I have mono. Lymph nodes swollen on underside od jaw and just noticed one on the left side above collar bone. Is this normal?
Typical for mono: This sounds normal for infectious mononucleosis. Enlarged lymph nodes can occur all over the body, and above the collarbone (the supraclavicular fossa, in medical terminology) is a common site. That said, mono is pretty uncommon above age 25. Discuss with your doctor if any doubt about the diagnosis. ...Read more
What could be causing my swollen axillary lymph nodes? Swollen more on left side but are slightly swollen on both sides
Need more info: This could be systemic infection, a non-infectious inflammatory condition like sarcoidosis, malignancy either of the lymphatic system or spread of tumor from elsewhere, and there are several remote other possibilities. Go and see a doctor and have this evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more
I've had swollen inguinal lymph nodes both sides for a year and recently the ones on the left have become bigger and painful. Thoughts?
Need to see a doc: For complete evaluation. If it were I infection you would think they would have gone away by now not gotten larger ...Read more
My neck lymph nodes have had mild pain on and off for 4 mos., mostly left side. They are not swollen though. What dr type should I see?
Would start: With your primary care provider. 'That physician can provide initial evaluation and determine what consults (if any) are indicated. 'Take care. ...Read more
When I touch my groin I feel three lymph nodes on the left does that mean its swollen sometimes I can see them sometimes I can't is this a problem?
See you doctor: You should see your doctor and get checked out to see if it really is a lymph node and if so, to see if there are other enlarged lymph nodes. ...Read more
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
Can lymph nodes under jaw stay swollen after a cold? I finished my cold 2 weeks ago. Right one is a little more swollen than left one. No pain. Why?
Lymph nodes are like police men guarding against infections
certain viruses like ebstein bar infection can last longer and may need to be evaluated
so you should have your doctor check for it ...Read more
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