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Swollen Glands In The Groin Area And Hiv

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Swollen Nodes in Groin & Armpit?

Hi Dr. Bob:I am a 31 year-old married male. I have had numerous sexual exploits in my life and began to start worrying about HIV when I met my wife. Plus, about 2 years ago I began noticing swollen/strange feeling nodes in my groin.I get these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...determine normal from abnormal or even to know what you're poking at!2.The list of medical conditions causing lymphadenopathy (swollen glands) is enormous.3.It's variable from case to case.Why are you worried about an inaccurate HIV test?... Read more »

kinda worried

hi doc. i hope u are fine i really need your help here 4 years ago a girl gave me a blow job 4 days... Read more »

Lymph Node Swelling in Groin Area

What does a swollen lymph node in the groin area indicate. Can it be operated on. Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...future) outbreak of genital herpes are fever, headache, muscle aches, painful or difficult urination, vaginal discharge, and swollen glands in the groin area. Often, though, people dont recognize their first or subsequent outbreaks. People who... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...is characterized by flu-like symptoms including fatigue, sore throat, headache, joint aches, loss of appetite, and swollen glands; some people also experience patchy hair loss. People with this stage of disease may... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Hispanics/Latinos accounted for more than 19% of the 42,439 new diagnoses of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with confidential name-based HIV infection reporting. In 2008, an estimated 7,864 Hispanics/Latinos were... Read more »
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swollen glands,

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Tested Home access @7.5 months, neg. I have a swollen gland in the neck now for over one month. I developed a couple of swollen glands in the abdomin, left side under rib cage, and now some in the groin area. This with canker sores and sore... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...testicles that I scratch - there may have been tiny entry points along there as well. Since returning to the US, I noticed that my groin area, where the lymph nodes are, has gotten tender to the touch and painful. Sometimes it hurts just to walk... 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 Read more »

lymph nodes--two questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is their upward potential to enlarge/swell due to hiv, less than that of the lymph glands of the neck ? 2. when one says swollen glands is a symptom; it is also said that the swollen glands might be tender to touch. but is the opposite... Read more »