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Staph Infections On The Groin

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Staph Infection? HIV? Help?

I tend to send you these things every few months or so with hopes that one day you'll go ahead and reassure me that I can Woo-Hoo and move on with my life without dissecting each and every bump and cough I have, even though I've probably...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, yes, I really do read all the posts!Next, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. "Fear of being HIV infected" is your problem. You need to stop perseverating on a viral infection that you do not have and begin... Read more »

boils and staph

i had a boild under my arm it was not open it just looked like a bump. they cut it open and cleaned... Read more »

staph infection and joint pain

I recently had a skin staph infection. I started antibiotics but continued to get a few more spots.... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MRSA Infection Spreads by Sex

In a new report, researchers say they have found that community-associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can be spread by sexual activity. CDC's Rachel Gorwitz said the report is the first to document MRSA's spread through... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Demystifying MRSA

By now you have probably heard of something called "MRSA infections" or "staph infections" from the news, or a friend. There have been outbreaks of skin infections caused by bacteria called MRSA in certain communities such as athletes, men who have... Read more »
Project Inform

MRSA

In January 2008, study results were reported in a medical journal detailing the Staph infection called MRSA (pronounced MER-SUH). The response to these results by various media has made some people concerned about getting the infection. The... Read more »
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Staph Infection

Posted by moonstarchild, 1 Reply
I went to the doctor on Thursday because my throat was hurting and my kids were all sick with strep. I went to the doctor today to get cleared to go back to work and he told me that it wasn't strep it was a staph infection in my throat!!! I was... Read more »

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 »

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 your torso,but my pain is above that. Are there nodes in this area. The pain is like a stich... 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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