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I am a 26 yr old femail recently had a baby. About 12 weeks ago I felt a lump in my groin area. It feel like a pebble...very hard, round, can be felt by running fingers across area. It does not hurt. I thought it might be a ingrown hair but nothings ever came out of it, it feels deeper down. I'm not sexually active so positive its not a std. Just wondering if this is something I should have checked by doc or if I'm just paranoid

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replied October 18th, 2010
Womens Conditions Answer A16712
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Since you have concurrent problem of endometriosis, it would be wise to get it examined by your gynecologist. If the ‘lump’ is hard it could suggest either chronic inflammation or endometriosis in it. The lymph nodes in groin area can also be a possibility which might get swollen due to chronic PID (pelvic inflammatory disease).
Do not delay your visit to your gynecologist for getting it examined. If endometriosis is suspected to be the case (since it is a single lump), a biopsy or FNAC (fine needle aspiration cytology) may be needed for confirmation.
Take care.

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