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Swollen Glands In The Groin Area And Hiv

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very swollen glands in groin area...

diagnosed may 19th:( cd4 650 vl 80,000. last two days seeing very swollen glands on both sides of groin area and very tender. friend tells me hiv is entering my glands/lymph nodes and it will last 2 or 3 months...he also tells me anti...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for posting.Your swollen lymph nodes could be the result of several things. First, yes, it's common to have generalized enlarged lymph nodes when one has untreated HIV. If the swelling is new, it's unlikely that HIV is... 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 »

very painful swollen lymph node in groin

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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 »

swollen glands,

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Was wondering if anyone could shed some light on the gland issue. I (male) had a possible vaginal exposure almost eight months ago. Tested at the doc's office: hiv 1/2, neg @ 24 weeks. Tested Home access @7.5 months, neg.
I have a swollen gland... Read more »

Swollen glands and muscle pain

Posted by neibet, 3 Replies
7 weeks ago, I had an oil massage (we were both naked and the masseuse was sitting on my back and feet while massaging me) right after the massage she gave me protected oral sex with a condom. when performing oral sex on me the masseuse licked my... Read more »

swolen glands in groin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I went to the doctor for a check up. I thought I had a swolen gland in my groin are... The doctor said she couldn't feel anything.

I am really panicking as It has been six weeks ago since I've been exposed to HIV.

How do you know if you have a swolen... Read more »