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How to diagnostically evaluate for groin lump? What are the differential diagnosis? Examinations and investigations done to reach diagnosis?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Need to see your Dr.

When evaluating patients w/groin lumps, possibilities include hernias, enlarged lymph nodes, & fatty tumors, all of which may feel similar. The best place to start is with a primary care doctor. While ct scans and/or an ultrasound can be helpful, a careful exam by a general surgeon may be the only test needed.

In brief: Need to see your Dr.

When evaluating patients w/groin lumps, possibilities include hernias, enlarged lymph nodes, & fatty tumors, all of which may feel similar. The best place to start is with a primary care doctor. While ct scans and/or an ultrasound can be helpful, a careful exam by a general surgeon may be the only test needed.
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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: See a doctor

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