Jan 22, 2001
How big do the lymph nodes get when they are swollen? Is it normal to feel small (eraser size) nodes in your neck?
| Response from Dr. Bartlett
Swollen lymph nodes are very common in persons with HIV infection. They may be relatively small, (ie 1/2 centimeter), or become considerably larger, (4-5 centimeters). Any lymph nodes which are changing quickly should be checked by your health care provider, but normally swollen nodes are not a cause for concern.
John A. Bartlett, M.D.
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