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Are Swollen Lymph Nodes Hard

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swollen, hard and painful lymph nodes

My husband is on meds for Hiv for last three years and his cd4 count is very good and viral load is undetectable, but he recently found that a swollen lymph node was increased in size and it has become hard and also is very painful,this node is at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Lymph nodes can enlarge/firm up in often difficult to explain patterns in HIV+ patients. I recommend having your husband be examined by Read more »

upset stomach, swollen lymph nodes, fever

Two and a half weeks ago I had unprotected oral sex with a woman. During forplay she bit my tongue... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes in armpit , neck, chest area.

Hello, about 5 months ago the lymph nodes from my ear down my neck have swollen and gone back down... Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Within one week to six months after the sore heals, symptoms of secondary syphilis may occur. These symptoms include swollen lymph glands, a rash especially noticeable on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, and painless sores on various... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...other patients and with different infections. It was called "immune recovery syndrome." Some patients developed fever and swollen lymph nodes. Others had inflammation in various parts of their bodies. These problems showed up after the... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Q&A With Oprah Guest Bridget Gordon, Who Sued Ex-Husband for Giving Her HIV

...Monday and Friday. By Wednesday I had lost my voice. I had a fever. I was exhausted. My muscle strength was really low. I had swollen lymph nodes and felt run down. I could barely drag my suitcase. Are you taking medication? I got on... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems will last more than a few days, and probably continue for... Read more »
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swollen lymph nodes

Posted by lkeller4u, 1 Reply
...How can I tell if I have swollen lymph nodes in my armpits. My armpits seem a little puffy or swollen but there is nothing sticking out and it doesnt hurt. I can feel Read more »

loose stools and nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...antibiotics for what my doctor thinks is a infection that is causeing my lymph nodes to swell. also what exactly defines a swollen lymph node? some say pea sized some say if there hard, some say almond sized? Read more »

Help with lymph node worries

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...been feeling them, and I have a swollen one under my chin. I am so worried. Where exactly are the nodes on the neck and throat? With HIV swelling, do they get to where they really protrude the neck? Its normal if they are a little big, right? How... Read more »

Armpit nodes vs Fat pockets LOL

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello all, hopefully everyone is doing great and enjoying the day. I have a question with regards to armpit nodes....and I know that symptoms do not equal HIV desease...but I do have a question... When checking armpit nodes...do you have Read more »