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Concerned about the slightly enlarged lymph node - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have a lump in my groin for a long time now. It never pains even if I press it , its absolutely painless, but the fact hat there is a a lump worries me .It is not hard , it is not has just been there around for more than a year. no pus formation nothing .its just a raised spot with more concentration of tissues/cells as compared to the neighboring region
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   How large is it
User :   not very large
Doctor :   I need dimensions
User :   say a little more than 1 cm from end to end
Doctor :   WHich side
User :   right side
Doctor :   Is it beside testicle
Doctor :   I mean scrotal sac
User :   no where close to that region .....its around the place where thighs join with rest of the body
Doctor :   Did you check the other ise
Doctor :   side too
User :   there is like this on the other side
Doctor :   thoroughly
User :   yes ....
User :   its been there for a long time ...never been red ....never pained ,...never swollen Doctor :   I guess it is a lymphnode
Doctor :   However a thorough examination is needed

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