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What causes swelling and pain in groin area? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 25-Mar-2014
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Doctor:Swelling in the groin could be due to hernia
User:yes, please answeer my question
Doctor:The most common cause is Hernia
User:any other causes?
Doctor:other causes include lipomas
User:what is lipomas
Doctor:Lipoma is a fat lump
Doctor:other than these two conditions, the other most important cause is lymph node swelling
User:what would cause a fat lump
Doctor:Fat lumps are benign masses without any apparent reason
Doctor:If you have any infection in the legs then the lymph nodes in the groin can swell up
User:could it be varicocele
Doctor:Varicele generally presents as a swelling in the scrotum
Doctor:but rarely it can present as a groin swelling as well
User:is this a serious condition?
Doctor:I do not think so
Doctor:You will know the exact cause if you get yourself examined by a doctor
Doctor:and the treatment will be nased on the diagnosis
Doctor:is there anything else I can help you with?
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