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Why are my lymph nodes swollen on my left inner thigh?

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

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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?

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?

Get a check up!: Do you have fever, sweats, weight loss, itching? Other symptoms or history? You need a good exam, lab tests, chest x-ray and possibly other tests. Soon. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Can an infected pilinadal cyst cause painful swollen lymph nodes in upper inner thighs?

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

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Got bitten 4 times only right leg and noticed lymph nodes are swollen is this possible?

Got bitten 4 times only right leg and noticed lymph nodes are swollen is this possible?

Bite reaction: This is a significant reaction. Not common but happens. May indicate associated infection. If persists get checked. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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There are no lymph nodes located on your inner thigh is there, if yes then where?

There are no lymph nodes located on your inner thigh is there, if yes then where?

Lymph Nodes: Hi, there are 500-700 LNs throughout our body, they are located in neck, head, above clavicle, armpits, groin, inner thighs, chest, abdomen, and they are connected to each other with a system called Lymphatic system. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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

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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

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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?

Many possibilities: If it's warm to touch and the redness is spreading it's possible it could be cellulitis (a skin infection). If this doesn't improve, and certainly if it worsens, you should have this examined by a physician. If it is cellulitis, you will need to have antibiotics Rx. ...Read more

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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

Yes: Moist likely a lipoma. Or maybe mini tears in your muscle that may be inflamed. Try resting the muscle and anti inflammatories like Advil (ibuprofen) four times daily for two weeks. Usually lipomas are not painful. If no improvement see your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What could be causing my swollen axillary lymph nodes? Swollen more on left side but are slightly swollen on both sides

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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How come I have swollen lymph nodes in left armpit?

How come I have swollen lymph nodes in left armpit?

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

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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?

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?

Yes: 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