x
Browse
173 Physicians Online

Question:

Lump in the groin area

Dear Ask The Doctor:
Hi i have noticed a small lump inside my groan you can not see it but you can feel it also when i walk for long time i get cramp and ache in that area what is this?


Answer:

The lump in the groin could be due to a swollen lymph node. Typically lymph nodes get enlarged when there is a nearby infection in this case a groin or a urinary tract infection. I would advice you to keep a watch on it for a few days. You may require antibiotics if there is an underlying infection.



Sign In to join in the conversation.

You’re in good hands, meet ATD’s founding physicians.

Dr. Suneel Sharman

  • Board Certified GP
  • CMO ATD Health Network Inc.
  • Adjunct Professor at U Of T

Dr. Kunaal Jindal

  • Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
  • Director ATD Health Network Inc.
  • Fellowship Training Atlanta, GA

Related Answers:

Hi, I've just noticed a small pea sized ball under my skin on my lower chest! It's been there for about a week. I'm a...

It is quite embarrassing but I have two pea sized ball in my scrotum, they are not on my testicles, but are sort of a...

I have had a hard pimple type thing on the outside of my scrotum that i noticed about a month ago it was quite swolle...

A bit ago I felt something wet on my tailbone. I thought it was a zit as before I've had this with some lumps and ign...

How safe (in terms of risk to testis/ sexual potency) is the surgical removal of cyst (almost twice the size of the t...

I've had a pain in my lower right side, could the pain I be feeling be a ruptured cyst?

I have a mass roughly the size of a pencil eraser in the helix of my ear. It has been slowly growing for a year and a...

Is it ok for me to be in the sun and in water a day after having a sebaceous cyst surgically removed?

Can I fly after having a sebacious cyst surgically removed from my upper leg? I have surgery planned for 11:15 in the...

Can I get on a flight after having surgery on a sebacious cyst