Groin Pain Could I Have Acute HIV Infection
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,You had a lump in your groin that you attributed to an abscess in your tooth????? Hmmm . . . that's not possible, unless your one-eyed monster happens to have teeth?!?!?!A recent knife stabbing??? Oucha-ma-goucha! If you were stabbed in... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineGiven the your three serial tests, it is highly unlikely that you have HIV infection. The CDC would recommend one more test at 6 months after exposure. Isolated groin pain would not be a symptom of acute infection. Many possibilities exist including... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIn 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 »
Duke University Medical CenterI think it is possible that your symptoms could be related to your HIV infection, and it will be interesting to see if they improve as you begin antiretroviral treatment. I would definitely review them with your health care provider at your next... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesMy 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplySo my stupid ass had sex with two prositutes in the Dominican Republic a few weeks ago. I know that the HIV rate there is extremely high, so I am very worried that one or both of the women may have been positive.
I used a condom both times, and... Read more »
Posted by mrlife, 3 Replieshi, i had un protected sex with my gf the other week. She claims she is clean. Shortly after 2 weeks, i have muscle and joint pain mainly in my arms is been 2 weeks already, i am still experiencing uncomfotable feeling around my neck and pain in my... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello,
I may have contracted HIV through an unusual encounter (not via Sex nor Drugs nor blood)in April 1999. Refer to the URL for the story.
Shortly, from 10 to 16 May, I... Read more »
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