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Forum Name: Lymphoma
Question: Tender swollen lyphm nodes in pelvis
|missd - Mon Nov 29, 2004 5:17 pm||
I have been suffering with a swollen lymph node in my groin (left side pelvis) area for the past year or so. It comes and goes and doesn't really hurt. Most times it comes around my period and stays for a week or so. Lately, (in the past 4 months) I have also been experiencing other vaginal problems as well. Usually after sex, but also occasionally during the day, I've had a thick bloody-colored, mucus discharge. It doesn’t smell bad, and it's not painful. Sometimes after my period I get a little sore/blister where my vagina meets rectum. It's itchy but not painfully so, and not really big. I assumed it was friction from wearing maxi pads but now I am not so sure. During my most recent period, the lymph node was visibly enlarged and very tender to the touch, even walking was difficult, because my legs felt heavy.
|Theresa Jones, RN - Mon Dec 13, 2004 7:30 am||
Swollen lymph nodes, generally speaking, are a sign of an infection especially when accompanied by tenderness. Have you had a recent gynecology exam? If you haven't had considering you are having other vaginal problems I would suggest you do so.
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