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Groin lump

Groin lump: Introduction

Groin lump: Lump or swelling in the groin area. See detailed information below for a list of 38 causes of Groin lump, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Groin lump:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Groin lump. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Groin lump:

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Groin lump: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Groin lump, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Groin lump Treatments

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Stories from Users for Groin lump

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Message Boards for Groin lump

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Diagnostic tests for Groin lump:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Groin lump. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Look and feel any obvious lump in the groin. If not apparent, asking the person to cough may make the lump appear and suggests a hernia
    • Feel the area of the lump and ask the person to cough to feel the lump expand and a cough impulse which usually suggests an inguinal hernia
    • Determine if the lump is reducible which suggests a femoral or inguinal hernia
    • Determine if the lump transilluminates when a torch is used. If the lump does transilluminate, this may suggest a hydrocele of the spermatic cord
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Groin lump: Animations

Groin lump: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Groin lump may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Groin lump

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Groin lump. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Groin lump: Deaths

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Organs affected by Groin lump:

The list of organs typically affected by Groin lump may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Groin lump

The list below shows some of the causes of Groin lump mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Groin lump?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Groin lump. Of the 38 causes of Groin lump that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 31 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Groin lump:

The following list of conditions have 'Groin lump' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • Syphilis ... enlarged groin lymph nodes, swollen groin lymph nodes


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Causes of Groin lump Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Groin lump based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Groin lump?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Groin lump, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Groin lump:

    Subtypes of Groin lump:

    Inguinal swelling (21 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Groin lump:

    Lump (342 causes), Groin symptoms (51 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

    Symptoms related to Groin lump:

    Swollen lymph nodes (452 causes), Groin symptoms (51 causes), Inguinal hernia, Hernia, Femoral hernia, Varicose veins (65 causes), Undescended testicle (29 causes), Femoral artery aneurysm, Lipoma, Skin tumor, Abscess (44 causes)

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