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Every body, has lymph nodes in there groin. It is not normal for them to be swollen though. If they are swollen, your body is trying to fight of an infection. thankfully It is rarely anything serious.

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What is an inguinal lymph node?

These are lymph nodes located in the groin area. They sometime swell with an infection.

What causes a swollen lymph node?

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What is the structure of the lymph nodes?

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Where is your lymph node located at?

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What are three exmples of lymph nodes?

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Where is the inguinal node?

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What is a lymph node biopsy?

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What is the icd code for reactive lymph node?

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Does a painless lymph node always mean it is cancerous?

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What is the difference between cancerous and non cancerous lymph node I have a swollen lymph node in my groin area. It is soft and mobile ultrasound confirmed it's size 04 cm. Is this cancer?

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What is the difference between an incision and excision of lymph nodes?

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