Surrounding lymph tissue/nodes also require examination, especially the mesentary lymph nodes which are in a web of tissues that communicates fluids near the colon, reproductive organs, bladder, etc.
doctor works *for* you
ladies;the doctor is your
employee. Since they treat
healthcare like a
business, and they sure aren't doing it for charity, you need to be a demanding (but polite and personable), an informed and involved customer.