Are Swollen Lymph Nodes A Symptom Of AIDS
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Posted by sammyg2014, 3 RepliesHi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesPlease respond to this! I am 99.9% convinced that I have HIV ... is there any hope that these symptoms could be caused by anything else?
My symptoms: I found swollen lymph nodes running up either side of my neck (about five on each side). A few days... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by mojo999, 1 ReplyPlease help, I had an unprotected sex with a lady a week ago stupidly and I developed a swollen lymph node in my upper neck (under my jaw) 2 days ago. My vision is slightly blurry as I have just discovered today, I have spoken to her and she advised... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesQ for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes
I would like to know if when you have swollen glands in the neck are they sore or painless?
I just took the plunge and took my 2nd HIV testI am awaiting my results, which should be ready, this fri-sat.
I am... Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Persistent weight loss and night sweats (even if without fever) is concerning to me. The fact that your CD4 count is in the normal range is reassuring, but this is deserving of your doctor's attention.In additional... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolSwollen lymph nodes are extremely common in HIV/AIDS. They are a sign that the body is trying to fight off infection. Usually lymph nodes are more prominent early on in HIV infection. You ask, are they a CONSTANT feature? I would have to answer... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolDear sibling:It is reasonably common for AIDS patients to develop swollen nodes. Quite often they represent the body trying to fend off the HIV virus. Unfortunately, however, swollen lymph nodes can be the sign of something more serious. If one... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolEnlarged lymph nodes are part and parcel of HIV. These enlarged lymph nodes represent the body's attempt at fighting off the HIV virus. Usually there is "generalized lymphadenopathy"; what this means is that there are many swollen... Read more »
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