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I have a swollen inguinal lymph node on my right side only. I have no other symptoms or illnesses besides a foot strain. Is the swelling normal?

Inguinal node. Inguinal nodes are actually the least specific nodes we have since they drain so many areas...entire leg, pelvic area. So usually they are related to an infection you may not even be aware of...if it stays enlarged for more than 2 weeks you should have it looked at and a pelvic exam as well. Look your foot and leg over for any scrapes or scratches. Read more...

What can cause inguinal lymph node swelling?

These nodes filter . Lymph from perianal, genital zones, and infections can cause transient enlargement. Inected nodes are tender to touch usually. Persistent enlarging nodes may need biopsy. Some start with empiric antibiotics. Read more...