I have painful swollen lymph nodes in my groin area?

Infection or cancer. Swollen lymph nodes usually indicate infection or cancer. You should see a doctor to have this checked promptly.

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Swollen lymph nodes on both side of groin. No open sores or anything. Night sweats and painful swollen lymph nodes. What could this be?

See someone. Hello - you should see a general surgeon (or your primary care doctor) for an evaluation. He/she will examine you and determine if a biopsy is necessary. It could be nothing serious but lymphoma may need to be ruled-out. The first step is a consultation and an evaluation. Good luck. Read more...

Have had two swollen lymph nodes in my groin area for two years now. What should I do?

Possibly nothing. Enlarged nodes in the groin are not uncommon. Most often they are benign. If the nodes are stable and not increasing in size for 2 years of watching, then i doubt that they are diseased. Under these circumstances nothing further needs to be done. If they increase in size then a biopsy would be in order.. Read more...

I think I might have two swollen lymph nodes in my groin area. If I have Hodgkin's or non Hodgkin's would I have more symptoms?

Probably . You can get groin nodes from something as simple as going barefoot. Hodgkin's seldom starts there and when it does, the nodes are obviously abnormal. Your lymph nodes are your friends. Unless they are obviously pathological, just mention them to your physician next visit . Read more...