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What would cause 3 marble sized lumps in a male's groin area?

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Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Miller
Dr. Michael Miller
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Inguinal lymph nodes

Most guys have a few, especially if they go barefoot outside.
If they're really big or are fixed to the surrounding structures, they might be worth having your physician see them.

In brief: Inguinal lymph nodes

Most guys have a few, especially if they go barefoot outside.
If they're really big or are fixed to the surrounding structures, they might be worth having your physician see them.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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