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Lump between hip and groin, painful, pain in the thigh. Is it cancer?

my husband has a lump between his hip and groin area. he said it is very painful most of the time and feels like it is in the vein . he said there is paid going down his inner thigh and towards the back as if it is the cyatic nerve. however after taking a steroid and antibiotic it isn t gone. he said it feels like something with teeth has clamped on to him and won t let go. he is 33 and scared he has cancer.
Asked On : Thu, 17 Jan 2013
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I need some additional information.
size of lump,
consistency of lump,
is there any redness or increased temperature on the surface of lump?
is there any restriction of joint mobility?
your description of pain signify pain along sciatic nerve distribution probably due to compression by the lump. MRI of pelvis upper thigh may be the best option at this stage. Consult with a surgeon.
Take care.
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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