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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 about a month to two months ago and enlarged ever since, he's been to about 10 doctors and none of them know what it is. He also has an enlarged...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Well, perhaps part of your question relates to the possibility of HIV (since you are asking on this site). The best thing with respect to this is to have an HIV test done. If this is negative and there is no risk of HIV having been transmitted over... Read more »

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In November of 1998 I had oral sex with a homosexual male in which semen entered my mouth. Ive... Read more »

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groin lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
My 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 »

Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone

I have a question regarding lymph nodes in armpits. With HIV, is it normal for one armpit node to be enlarged, or is it more likely to be in both armpit? 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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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 »