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DrRussMd, Board certified general medicine
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My 16 month old has a little lump in groin area and doesn't

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Hi my 16 month old has a little lump in groin area and doesn't seem to be going what can it b could it be serious ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She has no other lumps anywhere on her body ,she eats well and is fine other then the lump ,I've read on the Internet it could b cancer
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


It is most likely benign at this age.

Even a scratch in the area could cause a node.

However, it needs hands on examination to be sure.

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