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What could be the reason why the lymph nodes in my groin are swollen?

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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Miller
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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine
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In brief: Lymphadenoapthy

Swollen lymph nodes can be casued by several things, infection and underlying illnesses are a few examples.
See your dr. For an evaluation and assessment of the condition. Good luck.

In brief: Lymphadenoapthy

Swollen lymph nodes can be casued by several things, infection and underlying illnesses are a few examples.
See your dr. For an evaluation and assessment of the condition. Good luck.
Dr. John Munshower
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