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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 »

Tender Chest; is this a thoracic lymph node; is it the HIV infection?

I'm HIV+ and not yet on HAART. CD4+ 600 VL 32000. For the last 6 months I have been feeling... Read more »

Tender lymph nodes from PEP?

I had a Possible HIV exposure about 9 days ago ( top with unknown partner). I started a PEP regimen... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya Opens Tender for Condoms to Combat AIDS Memorial

The Kenyan government has opened bidding for the supply of 300 million condoms in an effort to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS. Kenyan Chief Pharmacist Kipkerich Kosgey was quoted as saying the purchase of the condoms will be funded by the World Bank,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Argentina: Study Finds Most Women Get HIV From Long-Term Partners

Most women -- 73 percent -- diagnosed as HIV-positive in Argentina within the last two years were infected through unprotected sex with a stable partner, according to preliminary results of a new study. The "Study of Recently Diagnosed Women" was... Read more »
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lymph nodes - I can't relax

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm the one who posted the lymph node question. I just can't relax. they have been so tender going on two weeks now. The sore throat I had got better days ago. Shouldn't my tenderness be better too if it were from that? Whats really freaking me... Read more »

Painful swollen lymph nodes...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If HIV was causing painful swollen nodes would it only effect one area or all nodes generally? I have painful, tender nodes in my groin but I cannot identify them in my arm pits or neck area. Read more »

Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl about three months ago and I recently started to have swollen lymph nodes on just one side of my neck behind my ear. It was the weirdest thing ever because i read about how thic could be a symptom and I began to... Read more »

SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I READ SOMEWHERE ON THE WEB THAT IF YOU HAVE LYMPH NODES THAT ARE SWOLLEN FOR AT LEAST THREE MONTHS YOU SHOULD GET TESTED FOR HIV. IS THIS TRUE? HAS ANYONE ELSE READ OR HEARD ABOUT THIS? I THOUGHT LYMPH NODES AND THE REST OF THE SYPTOMS WENT AWAY... Read more »