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Can Stress Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes

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swollen lymph nodes, please help!!!

...QUESTIONS. 1) IS IT POSSIBLE FOR LYMPH NODES TO BE SWOLLEN FOR MORE THEN A YEAR WITH NO PAIN? (WITH OUT BEING SICK AT ALL) 2) CAN STRESS CAUSE SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES? 3) ALSO, IS IT POSSIBLE FOR ORAL THRUST TO BE PRESENT WITHOUT ANY PAIN? THANK YOU
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...You have several questions- swollen nodes can be present and asymptomatic, though I'd recommend medical evaluation (stress doesnt cause this). Thrush is often asymptomatic. BY Read more »

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...Within one week to six months after the sore heals, symptoms of secondary syphilis may occur. These symptoms include swollen lymph glands, a rash especially noticeable on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, and painless sores on various... Read more »
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...CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems will last more than a few days, and probably continue for... Read more »
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Stress and swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...swell because you push on them a lot or when you are stressed. Yet, I see a lot of smart people here say that stress can cause swollen lymph nodes. Further, people that have tested negative and reported their story on this forum say that a lot... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exposure to HIV 3 months ago. I've tested for HIV at 6 weeks and 13 weeks, both were negative. However, I continue to have swollen lymph nodes which started about 4 weeks after the incident. They're not real swollen but I have one gland in... Read more »

Flipping out. Sick of reading about symptoms...

Posted by countingdays, 1 Reply
...vaginal. One of these was particularly dodgy. Since then, I have been a complete basket case. I've had a few symptoms: fatigue, swollen lymph nodes in my armpits, and a swollen tongue/sores in my mouth. In my more rational moments, I can... Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello....wierd question, how do I tell if the lymph nodes in my armpit are swollen? I am having some discomfort in that area and didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at Read more »