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Are Enlarged Lymph Nodes An Ars Symptom

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enlarged/swollen lymph nodes

two questions:1.Does everybody have enlarged/swollen lymph nodes during/after ARS or is it possible that someone doesn't?2. They say usually within 2-3 weeks after primary infection; why ARS/symptoms don't manifest immediately(within 1-st...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
When acute HIV infection occurs, the virus enters the body at the point of contact, i.e. the vagina, and spreads to the surrounding lymph nodes; it takes about a week for the virus to get into the bloodstream and then spread throughout the body... Read more »

Lymph Nodes and ARS

I had a risky exposure recently and I am extremely worried about my lymphadenopathy.It is my... 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 »
Articles
Treatment Action Group

Lymph Node Fibrosis, CD4 T Cells, and Immune Reconstitution

One of the less well-publicized consequences of thepersistent immune activation caused by HIV infection is a type of scarring damageto lymph tissues described as fibrosis. Some early studies of lymph nodes fromHIV-infected individuals reported... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study to determine why antiretrovirals (ARVs) are effective for treating HIV infection, allowing patients to live longer, but do not cure the infection. The study by Timothy Schacker,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

Symptoms and Quality of Life What Symptoms Do Women Experience? A Systems Approach Self-Assessment and Self-Care Symptom Screening and Management Summary Selected Sources Symptoms occur across the trajectory of HIV disease and can... Read more »
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enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
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?..


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Enlarged Lymph Node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About 4 years ago I was sexually active with a few people, some of them being unprotected. Since then I have been totally petrified of possibly being HIV positive. Every day I feel like I have another symptom. However, I do have a huge lymph node... Read more »

Lymph Nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK, I am starting to obsessively feel my lymph nodes. I think I have a sore neck. What is an enlarged lymph node? Does anyone know? I've read that the size can vary depending on the location and also depending on the person.. ie some people have... Read more »

LYMPH NODES

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW LONG LYMPH NODES STAY SWOLLEN AFTER INITIAL INFECTION. I HAVE GOTTEN MANY CONFLICTING ANSWERS ON THE NET, AND FROM THE CDC HOTLINE.

THANKS

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