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Are Lymph Nodes Always Generalized In HIV Infection

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generalized palpable lymph nodes

Dr. Bob:Okay so I've been dealing with these palpable lymph nodes (which have also been) but they have become tender (even w/out touching them) for over a year now. What's most confusing is that they are tender on one side of body (under...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry, but the insights I can give and advice I can offer clearly you are not ready to accept. Consequently I don't know exactly what you would like from me.You emphatically state: "I've already convinced myself that I have... Read more »

you said lymph nodes are common; what if just one lymph node is swollen

in your reply to someone you said that lymph nodes are very common in hiv infected people. what... Read more »

Symptoms of lymph nodes in primary infection and seroconversion

Dear Bob. Let me tell you you do a real service to the world with what you do. It's... 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 »
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 »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSM HIV Infection Rates in Some African Countries Significantly Higher Than General Population Rates, Study Says

HIV infection rates among gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in "some African countries are 10 times that of the general male population, and stigma, poor access to treatment or testing are to blame," according to a Lancet study ... Read more »
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Lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
are the swollen arpit Nodes painful when they are swollen and can you notice them ? Read more »

lymph node

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
would one swollen node in the armpit be cause for concern of hiv or would it be more places i have heard that most always they swell in alot of diffrent locations not just one

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Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are palpable lymph nodes normal/common in perfectly healthy people? I mean when absolutely nothing is wrong with them, can lymph nodes be felt? Read more »

Can you make your lymph nodes swell from touching?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know if you can make your lymph nodes swell by constantly checking them? I am very scared because I have swollen nodes behind my ears 6 weeks after a possible exposure. If anyone knows anything about this I would appreciate thier input. Read more »