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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 »

enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I noticed enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple.. I have the same under my chin .. this week is 8th week.. isn't it too late for ars?..


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lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
ARS: lymph nodes should swell everywhere except groin area, also their size should be between 0,5 - 2 cm..
I found this info from "Infectious Diseases" book..


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groin nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi..i recently discovered swollen lymph nodes in my groin...i have had a few low risk encounters that occurred about a year ago..my question is if lymph nodes could swell from stretching?..i started running to lose weight and stretch every... Read more »
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enlarged/swollen lymph nodes

two questions:1.Does everybody have enlarged/swollen lymph nodes during/after ARS or is it possible that someone doesn't?2. They say usually within 2-3 weeks after primary infection; why ARS/symptoms don't manifest immediately(within 1-st...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
When acute HIV infection occurs, the virus enters the body at the point of contact, i.e. the vagina, and spreads to the surrounding lymph nodes; it takes about a week for the virus to get into the bloodstream and then spread throughout the body... Read more »

Lymph Nodes and ARS

I had a risky exposure recently and I am extremely worried about my lymphadenopathy.It is my understanding that symptoms (ARS) can start showing within 2 weeks after exposure to HIV.My question is specifically with regards to lymph nodes:1. Is...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes, swollen lymph nodes can be a feature of acute HIV. You should get HIV tested and explain your recent exposure to the clinicians so they can direct proper testing. DW... 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 bactrum, which didn't clear it up or help any! It is actually feeling worse..I was also prescribed ciprofloxacin (spelling?) by an emergency room...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In the setting of known HIV infection a swollen node in the groin can be related to an infection in the genital or rectal area. A good examination and history with appropriate lab/blood tests is usual the first step in sorting that out. Your HIV... 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 located in that area? can it feel similar to a muscle spasm? thank you......
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
A swollen lymph node feels like a lump under the skin (can be pea/lima bean size or larger). Lymph nodes are located throughout your body but generally can be felt best in your groin area, neck and under your arms. They do not feel like a muscle... Read more »
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