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If I Have Ars Will I Have Groin Pain

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strong pain in the groin area

Hi doctormy bf, who is 54, got diagnosed with hiv last january 2010. His counts are 417 CD4 and about 40,000 VL. Yesterday, Sunday 6 Feb 2011, he decided to start atripla at 23:00 hrs. Two hours later he developed a very strange, intense,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I agree groin pain is not a reported side effect of Atripla. Unfortunately, I cannot diagnosis the cause of your boyfriend's symptoms over the Internet. Read more »

aching groin node

Should I be worried if one node has been swollen for 3 mths, and occasionally hurts? Thanx Read more »

So Scared.....

Hi Doc,I was just informed that my qualitative HIV PCR RNA test was positive and my antibody was... Read more »
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headache and pain in the groin-ARS?

Posted by Anonymous
I have a headache and pain in the groin after having unprotected vaginal sex (insertive). This episode was about 5 weeks ago. I have also had a dry mouth in the morning for atleast a week. Also a sore throat for about 2 weeks. Anyone's opinion... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
So 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 »

Test - Scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...feeling, swollen lymph nodes, cough, sore muscles, etc.. I know 6 weeks is toward the end of when ARS can appear, but now I have pain in my groin area on both side, as if my nodes were swollen - would they hurt if they were swollen? I will get... Read more »

Groin Nodes Please Help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Have terrible pain in my groin My pain is below my belly button center and both sides. I thought your groin nodes were along the crease where your leg meets Read more »