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ARE SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES IN THE GROIN VISIBLE

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Swollen Lymph nodes in the groin, expert advice ASAP PLEASE!

My fiance has swollen lymph nodes on both sides of his groin. They started off the size of a bean about a month to two months ago and enlarged ever since, he's been to about 10 doctors and none of them know what it is. He also has an enlarged...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Well, perhaps part of your question relates to the possibility of HIV (since you are asking on this site). The best thing with respect to this is to have an HIV test done. If this is negative and there is no risk of HIV having been transmitted over... Read more »

very painful swollen lymph node in groin

I've had a painful swollen lymph node in my groin for about 2 weeks. My doctor prescribed me... Read more »

swollen lymph node in the groin

i was wondering what does a swollen lymph node in the groin generally feel like?where are they... Read more »
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Lymph Node Fibrosis, CD4 T Cells, and Immune Reconstitution

One of the less well-publicized consequences of thepersistent immune activation caused by HIV infection is a type of scarring damageto lymph tissues described as fibrosis. Some early studies of lymph nodes fromHIV-infected individuals reported... Read more »
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HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study to determine why antiretrovirals (ARVs) are effective for treating HIV infection, allowing patients to live longer, but do not cure the infection. The study by Timothy Schacker,... Read more »
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Personal Perspective: One Woman's Story

On August 27, 2001, I found out that I was HIV positive. I was surprised, hurt, confused, and angry, all at the same time. A friend of mine who is a nurse told me that she had noticed visible lymph nodes behind my ears and on the back of my neck.... Read more »
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lymph nodes in groin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey. are the lymph nodes in the groin area palpable? i just started to "feel" my nodes to check if they were ok, and i noticed i could feel small little balls in my groin are. i think its pretty stupid those that say(if its greater than 1cm its... Read more »

Groin Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,
I don't know if anyone can answer this question for me, but I was wondering if lymph nodes in the "groin" are limited to the nodes located where the leg meets the abdomen or nodes on the inside of the thigh? I seem to be able to feel some... Read more »

groin lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
My glands are swollen now due to strep throat and an ear infection. I mentioned to the doc that I found nodes in my groin that were small -pea sized- and he said they should not be felt in healthy induviduals.
They have been there for about a month.... Read more »

Stress and swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok, gang, question. Dr. Holidny states in his Viral Load forum that lymph nodes don't swell because you push on them a lot or when you are stressed. Yet, I see a lot of smart people here say that stress can cause swollen lymph nodes. Further, people... Read more »