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I found a painless lump on my left groin, just under my left hip bone. I went to the doctor, and she said it felt like a swollen lymph node. She didn't tell me much about what that meant, or the causes. I have been feeling fatigued, dizzy, and overall not well lately. My stomache has been very irritable lately.I can't eat without feeling sick, and I rarely want to eat. Could is be more than a swollen lymph node? Could the sickness have caused the swollen lymph node? Any suggestions would be welcomed. p.s. the lump was found one or one and a half weeks ago, I didn't see my doctor, but this other lady who didn't explain things to medicine, no explanation, just a quick diagnosis 'swollen lymph node' then she walks out. I am going to see my real doctor within a month. i might bring the lymph node up.
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If your lymph nodes are swollen, it means your body's fighting something off. So, likely, it is whatever's making you feel ill that's causing this too. I wouldn't worry too much unless the illness persists for over a week, with no change or improvement.


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The lymph nodes in my throat get swelled up really super bad when I get sinus infections. My lymph nodes basically swell up so bad my throat almost closes. So maybe you are sick?

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