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Are Enlarged Lymph Nodes An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that my right axilliary lymph node was wnlarged. On Tuesday i went to see my doc who confirmed the enlargement and she ordered a chest x-ray and ct scan. I had the x-ray done on wednesday and got the results on firday which...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...thanks for your post.It's good to hear that your follow up tests (chest XR and CT) were normal. The concern in HIV+ persons with enlarged lymph nodes ("glands") is that they could represent things other than the more common infections (including... Read more »

enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that I have a painful lymph node under my right armpit. I went to my Doc... Read more »

enlarged lymph nodes behind my ears

i have been positive for about a year, and have swollen lymph nodes that go down occasionally, but... Read more »
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...exposure to the virus. This illness, called Acute HIV Syndrome, may include fever, headache, tiredness, nausea, diarrhea and enlarged lymph nodes (organs of the immune system that can be felt in the neck, armpits and groin). These symptoms... Read more »
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...Acute HIV infection, also referred to as Acute Retroviral Syndrome, is often characterized by high fevers, headache, myalgia (muscle Read more »
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...advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks your immune system. During its initial assault (which is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many... Read more »
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... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
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Enlarged Lymph Node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...other symptom that I believe could cause it. I do have pretty bad post nasal drip constantly but I don't think that causes enlarged lymph nodes. I wish I could just get up the courage to go and get tested but I just feel way too scared to. Read more »

enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I noticed enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple.. I have the same under my chin .. this week is 8th week.. isn't it too late for ars?.. Read more »

Woo...hoo...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I live, it is, and it is everywhere else in the world too! I'm negative!! Woo Hoo!! That's awesome! So, I thought I had enlarged lymph nodes,and my balls hurt, and my legs and back hurt, and I thought I had a fever so I got a thermometer,... Read more »

symptoms of primary infection

Posted by Anonymous
...my secretions changed to a yellowish-brown color and I developed a high fever. I went to the doctor and was diagnosed with acute sinusitis--although I have absolutely NO pain over my sinuses--I've never been told that I've had a sinus infection... Read more »