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Lump in the groin, hurts when touched. Serious?

Hi, Im a 19 year old female.. on tuesday night i was laying in bed and my cat walked and stepped on a spot that is in the crease of my groin area on the right side and it hurt really bad. i felt it with my finger and there is a lump slightly smaller than a marble and it only hurts when touched... it started to hurt when i walk yesterday but only a little once it gets a little warmed up the pain get less severe. on a scale of 1-10 for pain i would say about a 5 when i touch it and if i just start walking about a 6 but goes down to about a 2 or a 3. im worried it could be something serious.
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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You are saying to have noticed the lump only when you are touching it. Have you seen any red or swollen area similar to pimple or with-white-head bump?

If yes, it might be related to :

- possible hair follicle infection
- infected lipoma
- hematoma

Hope it helped!
Answered: Wed, 11 Dec 2013
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