Question hi dr .i am 27 yrs old female .since 2 weeks i was having a right lower abdomen pain that extended to my leg i did all the test ultrasound abdomen and pelvic , blood test all are clear .the issue that i was cheking my right grion area , i found an palpable lymph node about the size of a pea under my skin , rubbery no too much solid not painful and not swelling .i am concerned about i have no othe symptoms such as fever night sweats or weight loss.i feel like a spasm near the pubic area with slight leg pain .thanful for your help.i have an appointment eith my gyn next week .i take no medication just folic acid snd thyroxin
Answer I doubt that this lymph node in your groin has anything to do with your other symptoms. And without an examination I can not say much about these other symptoms. We have to wait for the verdict by your gynecologist. I the lymph node worries you much you can - if available where you are - ask your gynecologist for a touch guided fine/thin needle aspiration cytology biopsy of the node. That way we can exclude anything dangerous there. If not available a surgical biopsy is also possible but maybe not necessary. Good luck!
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