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Enlarged Lymph Node In Groin

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Extremely large lymph node in groin; what's the next step?

I have been HIV positive since 1992. Three months ago I switched my antiretroviral therapy. The results in terms of CD4 cells and viral load have been very positive. About a week ago I noticed that one of the lymph nodes in my groin was extremely...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The first thing I would try to ascertain is whether there is an obvious reason for you to have a large groin node. For example, have you recently had a toe/foot infection or a sexually transmitted disease. Either of these processes could cause an... Read more »

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... 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 »
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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 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 »

Groin nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I think I have swollen lymph nodes in my groin. They give me pain every now and then. I feel one on the right and one on the left. They feel like as I've read, a pea. Do they grow larger than that when they are infected? Thank you for your answer.

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