Can Stress Cause Swollen Lymph Nodes
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyOk, gang, question. Dr. Holidny states in his Viral Load forum that lymph nodes don't 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... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesPlease respond to this! I am 99.9% convinced that I have HIV ... is there any hope that these symptoms could be caused by anything else?
My symptoms: I found swollen lymph nodes running up either side of my neck (about five on each side). A few days... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI had a possible sexual 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... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello....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 2 months with a quick blood test, so im just not sure? Currently I... Read more »
Posted by mikeisworried, 1 ReplyHi please help, i am getting very worried.
I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineUnless you had a risky exposure to an HIV infected person there isw no risk. A single swollen node developing in the setting you described would rarely be s sign of new HIV infection. If you are worried get tested. KH... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolEnlarged lymph nodes are part and parcel of HIV. These enlarged lymph nodes represent the body's attempt at fighting off the HIV virus. Usually there is "generalized lymphadenopathy"; what this means is that there are many swollen... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Are you being followed by an HIV specialist during your course of PEP? I recommend this whenever possible. It would help in situations like yours. The HIV specialist would be able to evaluate any intercurrent symptoms and arrange for testing if... Read more »
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