Is this possibly lymphoma?

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Hi,

I’m a 21 year old male and recently noticed a pea sized lump on the upper left thigh in my groin.  I only notice it when I press down, but it feels like a hard mass, and doesn’t really move much except with the skin itself.  I have also had some congestion and really sore throat this past week.

A doctor this morning examined it and explained I should just wait a few weeks and see if it goes away.  I am very concerned it may be lymphoma or cancer.  I hear that lymph nodes can enlarge when sick, but not sure if the groin lymph nodes can as well.  Maybe I just haven’t noticed it before.

Has anyone had this or know anything about it?  Thank you

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    hey all! so again, a couple months ago, all blood work and ultrasound for the potential "lymph node" in groin area was all clear.

    now im extremely worried again. ive been having major tooth pain in addition to a very sore throat and a lot of coughing up phleghm. i noticed a very large round ball (gumball sized) under my chin/jaw on the right side that definitely feels like a node (given that the groin node could have been a pea sized lump). it doesnt hurt, but moves around if i push at it and is sometimes hard to find. it is only on this side.

    i went to the dentist who doesnt think my tooth is infected, but could be irritated. this makes me worried because if the tooth were infected, then at least i would know why my lymph node would be swollen.

    should i be concerned of a lymph node in my neck of this size?

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