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Enlarged Lymph Node In Groin

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I have a lump in my groin area. I am suffering from an enlarged prostate and waiting for an operation but now I have this lump in the right side of my groin. I have a catheter on and have had this for 14 months. The lump is not painful, just a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Dear Geoff:An isolated enlarged lymph node in the groin is a very unusual symptom of acute or chronic HIV infection. This being said, it is important to remember that Read more »

Lymph Node Swelling in Groin Area

What does a swollen lymph node in the groin area indicate. Can it be operated on. Read more »

Painful Lymph Nodes/Spleen

I have been infected for 26 months. Not on medication because my t-cells are over 1000 and viral... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

...flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness Enlarged lymph nodes (glands of the immune system easily felt in the neck and groin) These symptoms usually... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...HIV. Some advanced symptoms of HIV infection include: Rapid weight loss Dry, persistent cough Night sweats or fever Fatigue Swollen lymph glands Diarrhea that lasts longer than a week White spots on the tongue or in the mouth (Thrush)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems will last more than a few days, and probably continue for... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...Lymph nodes are located along the so-called lymphatic routes. There are nodes, or clusters, in the neck, armpits, abdomen, and groin. Each lymph node contains B cells, and T cells, and other cells, ready to fight invaders. The spleen is a very... Read more »
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Can you make your lymph nodes swell from touching?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know if you can make your lymph nodes swell by constantly checking them? I am very scared because I have swollen nodes behind my ears 6 weeks after a possible exposure. Read more »

Possibility of HIV transmission

Posted by Anonymous
...with a female prostitute. I recieved oral with a condom and intercourse was protected as well. A week and a half later I had an enlarged lymph node in my groin area. All the STD screenings came back normal and the inflammation went away a week... Read more »

worried2002

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a painful lymph node on right side of my pelvic area is this ARS? Read more »

Swollen Glands

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
In early HIV infection, when the lymph nodes are swollen, could it be just one in the neck swollen or would it usually affect the lymph nodes all over the body? Any HIVers have experience with this? Read more »