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Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
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Experience:  U.S. Licensed Physician, general surgery and internal medicine experience
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I have just discovered a hard lump in my right groin. It is

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I have just discovered a hard lump in my right groin. It is definitely under the skin.
I am making an appointment with my PCP tomorrow, but I am wondering if anyone has any ideas of what it could be. Thank you
Dr Brims : Hello, welcome to the site!I will try to assist you with your medical question, and any medical information you seek
Dr Brims : Is it painful?
Customer: no
Dr Brims : How big is it?
Dr Brims : Are you there?
Customer: yes but I don't know what to do next
Dr Brims : How big is the lump?
Customer: maybe about the sixe of a dime
Dr Brims : Okay, this may be a swollen lymph node, or a sebaceous cyst
Customer: it hurts a little bit when I press on it
Dr Brims : Okay
Customer: Well I will be going to the PCP tomorrow. Thank you
Dr Brims : You're quite welcome
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