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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i am a medical student doin my 2nd yr MBBS in bangalore
Doctor :   ok.
User :   ok
Doctor :   which college are you from
User :   actually i have a small swelling near scrotum on my inner right thigh
Doctor :   ok
User :   its bout 1cm in diameter
Doctor :   Since when are you having it and was there any injury to the area.
Doctor :   ok
User :   i jus observed it in da mornin tday while bathin
User :   no injury as far as i can remember..
Doctor :   is it painful.
User :   pain very little only when i press
Doctor :   is it near the scrotum or over it..
User :   the area around it is slightly red for about 1inch
Doctor :   s9i there any discharge form te scrotum..
User :   near
User :   no
Doctor :   in theGroin then
Doctor :   the inner side of the it
User :   the swelling is very hard to feel, lik a small bullet
User :   yes inner side of thigh
Doctor :   do you indulge in sex.
User :   no but i did masterbate twice yesterday
User :   i usually masterbate bout 4-5 times a week
Doctor :   It looks more likely to be a Lymph node swelling that needs to be evaluated..
Doctor :   well i was not askingabout that but .
User :   ya even i felt tat it was lymph
Doctor :   It will require evaluation..
User :   ok so i need to get it checked? or can i wait for a few days?
Doctor :   well at the earliest it needs to be seen by the Surgeon..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
User :   also i had a same type of lump bout 2 inches
Doctor :   did you have any infection of your feets or any wound that has not healed
User :   to the bottom left of umbilicus
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes i had a small 1cm cut on my right sole which i got bout 3 weeks back
Doctor :   they are luymph node swellings
User :   ok
Doctor :   has it healed.
User :   n since its on the sole, wher ther is pressure due to walkin
User :   it took a while to heal
User :   yes it has
User :   it used to keep openin
User :   so it put band-aid for a few days
User :   den it improves
Doctor :   well it needs to be seen may be there is some infection that has nopt settled..
User :   ok..
User :   i have replied to the feedback
Doctor :   ok
User :   if u don mind can i ask u somethin personal
User :   ?
Doctor :   ys
User :   do lymphatic swellings subside on their own?
Doctor :   yes it will once the infective source is resolved.
User :   ok thank you so much.. i was really worried if it was a tumour.
User :   i will get it checkd
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