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Are Painful Swollen Lymph Nodes In Back Of Head Sign Of HIV

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Swollen Glands?

Dr. Frascino- I was diagnosed over 14 months ago-and a few months after got this lump on the lower part of the back of my head (to the right of the occiputal). Anyway my docs said it was just a swollen gland. However; this would get big and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,No, unbearable pain from a swollen occipital lymph node is not normal! This may not be HIV related. Occipital nodes can swell due to other reasons, such as scalp infections. If it flares up again, see your doctor while Read more »

Lymph Glands in Neck and head

I was diagnosed as HIV+ approx 12 months ago to the day. I had a pretty nasty seroconversion that... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes in armpit

Hello,I had protected sex with someone who put the condom on me. One week later I had swollen lymph... Read more »
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Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...There is a great amount of reference made to Swollen Glands re HIV infection and diagnosis. Are swollen glands also painful ( as opposed to being tender to the touch ) ? Read more »

Lymph Nodes?

Posted by SunshineSR, 3 Replies
...Over the last couple months the lymph nodes on my neck have became larger, as they have many times.. I was not concerned until they started appearing behind and infront Read more »

Does HIV always cause swollen lymph nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Even if you do not have any other symptoms will swollen gland always appear in the first few weeks of infection? 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 Read more »