Swollen Lymph Nodes In Armpits And Behind Legs

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swollen lymph nodes in armpit

Hello,I had protected sex with someone who put the condom on me. One week later I had swollen lymph node in my right armpit which went away in 2 days. I also had light pain in right pelvis area and prickly feeling in the right foot. This too went...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I am not aware of any cases of HIV having been transmitted by contact from the hand of an infected person to the genitals of another. If you used a condom for the sexual contact, this makes the risk of HIV having been transmitted extremely low,... Read more »

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