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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 »

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 »

groin area question .... need an answer

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
i don;t know whether it's because of lymph node swelling at groin area. i read somewhere that infection by hiv can cause fat accumulation at the tummy area (below belly button). anyone know whether this is true?i have all kinds of symptom but only... Read more »

groin?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
please i want ur help. i could this big lump between my testicles and my leg. its in the inner part. i dont know if its the groin area; does the groin cover that part too? its like next to my right testicle. i was thinking maybe its just a big... Read more »

:-( Pain in the testicle

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has any male, who think they might have been exposed to HIV, ever experienced pain and discomfort in the testicle a few weeks after exposure?

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sore thighs

Dr.About a month ago, I began experiencing discomfort/soreness in my thighs, although I had not exercised for several weeks (prior to this gap, I would run about 20 miles a week). Now, I no longer feel as much discomfort and soreness as I did a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your current HIV regimen would rarely cause peripheral neuropathy or any form of mitochondrial toxicity (your symptoms don't suggest that) or muscle damage. Low testosterone or thyroid hormone levels seen in HIV+ men seem to aggravate muscle... Read more »

Repeated testicle/abdominal/pelvic pain

Doc, I was diagnosed HIV+ in May 2011 with initial numbers of vl=186,000 and cd4=300. I have taken Truvada and isentress since Aug 2011 with current numbers of vl=31 and cd4=700. For 3 years prior to being diagnosed, I experienced a constant...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The symptoms you describe would not be likely due to your HIV medications and would also be unusual to be due to HIV directly but possible. A neurologic evaluation by an HIV experienced neurologist and consideration of a biopsy of one of the... Read more »

swollen testicles

My better half is HIV positive three years running. He decided early on not to take meds nor does he eat well or exercise. In Jan 08 he developed a small sore that quickly spread to the complete backside and the lower front side measuring 2.5 across...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Your partner need to see an HIV specialist ASAP. It sounds like there is an infection there, possile herpes which can be very persistent in persons with weakened immune systems. The skin lesion can then become infected. He needs to get his immune... Read more »

neck+groin pains JB

I recently tested poz, and I have yet to start treatment. However, i have developed muscular pains in the back of my neck, and pains around the base of my penis extending into my inner thighs. I don't think that these are due to swollen...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
I 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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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colonization in Groin Linked to MRSA Infection in Adults With HIV

Researchers report that HIV-infected adults are more likely to have methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections if the patients have a history of MRSA colonization in the groin or they have had a prior MRSA infection acquired from... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya Opens Tender for Condoms to Combat AIDS Memorial

The Kenyan government has opened bidding for the supply of 300 million condoms in an effort to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS. Kenyan Chief Pharmacist Kipkerich Kosgey was quoted as saying the purchase of the condoms will be funded by the World Bank,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Decreased HIV in Circumcised Males Not Caused By Reduction of STI Sores

The decreased incidence of HIV infections in males who were circumcised is not primarily due to a reduction in sores from conditions such as herpes, according to a PLoS Medicine study that analyzed "data from 2 clinical trials including more than... Read more »