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Are Lymph Nodes Tender During Hiv Ars

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HIV+ Female genitalia (Lymph nodes) tender swollen dark spots

I'm white HIV+ female for over 6 years and am having swollen lymph nodes on my upper genitals, the spots are tender and turned dark. What is happening and will this change back to the normal color?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The course of what happens to the described lymph nodes depends on the cause. An evaluation/biopsy would often be helpful at sorting out the diagnosis and whether any treatment would be recommended. KH Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...weight, great appetitite, have no swollen lymoph nodes, no fever, sore throat etc.. now or ever. Is this a sign that I have HIV? I have not had any sexual contact in a year other than kissing.. Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
... continued fron last post i remeber ars 3 weeks after exposureswollen non tender lymph nodes mild sorethroat diarrhea sore in mouth and rash that did not itch and i passed it off as sun exposure and severe soremuscle Read more »

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Posted by itsthatgirl, 2 Replies
...still present in a few weeks she would biopsy it. I have 2 questions... Is this similar to lymph problems found in those with HIV? Also, would a lymph biopsy show any abnormalites that would point to HIV? Thanks in advance, K-19-VA Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... continued fron last post remeber ars 3 weeks after swollen non tender lymph nodes mild sorethroat diarrhea sore in mouth and rash that did not itch and i passed it off as sun exposure and severe soremuscle Read more »