Concerned About Lymph Nodes in Groin?

Patient : About 2-3 weeks ago, I bumped into a corner with my groin area (in the crease where the thigh attaches to the pelvis) on the right side. The impact was very hard and hurt quite badly. Later that day, I felt the area as it was still sore and noticed some round lumps below the skin. I still have these lumps, but they are no longer painful. They roll beneath the skin and are firm but rubbery; they don't seem to grow unless I mess with them. I know that lymph nodes are in this location, so I was wondering what exactly these small lumps(about 1-2cm)could be and if I should be concerned?
Doctor :   In my opinion you had acute inflammation of inguinal or femoral lymph nodes due to trauma. Now you have slight enlargmen nt of the lymph nodes that should resolve on its own but I would recommand you to visit your GP to rule out infection or any other underlying cause for the enlargment of lymph nodes.

Related Q&A

Q: My 8 year old has constipation. Muscle pain, dizziness, fatigue, and belly pain. Normal labs except high absolute n...

Q: I have a collection of red itchy bumps on my penis shaft. I believe it's friction burn but I'm not positive.

Q: I AM A 68 YEAR OLD MALE AND HAVE BEEN GIVEN CYCLOBENZAPRINE, 10 MG. FOR MUSCLE SPASMS IN MY SHOULDER AND UPPER BACK, ...

Q: So this may be totally normal but im not sure. So im 4 months postpartum. I stopped breastfeeding at the beginning of...

Q: I am concerned about having ascites. I have been a heavy drinker for a number of years. I had acute alcoholic hepatit...

 


DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews