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Lump on my right groin area

I need help. I'm a healthy 16 year old boy and one day I took a shower I felt a lump on my right groin area that was about two days ago. It stated to hurt a little bit and it moves a little bit. I co only feel it if I press on to it. I've heard of things like lymphoma or a cancer close to that. Anyways I'm scared that it might be cancerous and I don't want to die. I'm hoping it's nothing too serious I've gone to my physican today and she said its probably a lymph node. Its small and it feels like a bean shape. Please I need help knowing what it is. Has anyone experienced this before ?

jorola's picture

Waterfall fall

So I was standing here........


slipped and slid/fell down there......

pointing down

landed on my butt, left arm and head and multiple other places.....


all 40 feet down there......to the bottom.

Those pics from taken the next day. This pic I took right before I fell:

before fall

Hopefull69's picture

I thought cancer was bad

My cancer became my second concern when i had to face my reality as a newly wed man with a pregnant wife who doesn't know how hes gonna feed him self ,hes pregnant wife with an innocent growing child.never realized that not even a govermnent would abandon us like that.

0 income.

Pregnant wife.

Cancer diagnosed hubby.

How can we survive.


Please help.

Hopefull69's picture

Why now

My story just started.newly wed man amd a 5 month pregnant wife. Instead of talking about plans for the new born .I'm talking about an awful disease.

No income amd nobody else to help.

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Our life had just begun.

 We met about a year and half ago! Starabuck, coffee and amazing conversation. We both had been married prior, divorced for many years and had spent the years in between raising our kids. Him, a girl and me a boy. Both adults and on their own tackling the struggles of life. We figured it was our time now to find the happiness we new we both deserved. we both had, had failed relationships in between. But for some reason, never chose to give up on finding the "one".

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redsea317's picture

A Time For Everything: Battling Adenocarcinoma of the Cervix stage IV

I was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma of the Cervix stage IV on October 29, 2015. The same day my aunt died from Lung Cancer. The following weeks were like a "whirlwind." Everything was happening so fast, didn't have time to think or even breathe! On December 3, 2015 I had a chemo port implanted to start Chemotherapy. On December 4, 2015, I started chemotherapy; I was given three chemo drugs, took about 3 1/2. I had 6 cycles total. Then in June of 2016 I started a series of radiation therapy plus chemo, that lasted until July of 2016.

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Mediastinal hodgkins with mantle radiation 1991 now RFS.

I had a chest X-ray for a new job which came back abnormal as possibly aortic aneurysm or double aortic arch.  CT scan showed 2 soft tissue masses I and had an appointment with thoracic surgeon asap which was scary.  Biopsy came back lymphocytic predominant mediastinal Hodgkin's lymphoma stage1a Sept 1991 at age 27.  Treatment: staging laparotomy, splenectomy, oophoropexy that left an 8 inch incision front of abdomen. Had 32 treatments (4400 rads ) mantle radiation.

Felt well and had 3 children, breast fed each for a year.  


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