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Are Swollen Lymph Nodes In The Neck Painful

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swollen lymph nodes and neck pain

I am a recently-diagnosed HIV+ mother of five, still reeling from the news. Am on Epivir/Zerit/Sustiva combination and my CD4 count is now slightly above 200 and viral load <50. My most pressing question is this: Among the myriad symptoms (you...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Often lymph nodes can swell in this situation due to recovery of the immune system (a good thing) which can results in more T-cells in the blood Read more »

first pregnancy: anxiety or hiv +

Hi doctor, I'am now 7 1/2 months pregnant with my first child, and living with the fear of being... Read more »

Horrible neck pain, very worried

Hi Doctor Robert, I have taken the advice you give to everyone on here and researched through A... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Disseminated disease can lead to bone, brain or skin infections, or cause painful joints. Signs of MAC include swollen abdominal lymph nodes, usually on only one side of the body, and an enlarged liver and spleen. Coughing and wheezing are less... Read more »
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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 »
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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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Lymphoma

...NHL Diagnosed? NHL tumors can occur in the bone, abdomen, liver, brain or other parts of the body. The first signs of NHL are swollen lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, and weight loss of more than 10%. These symptoms occur with several... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...situation. About 5-6 days after performing oral sex on a man, no ejaculation, I developed ARS like symptoms. I had one hugely swollen lymph node on my neck that was painful to the touch, a sore throat, I believe a low grade fever---if I had one... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi; I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous
...i have had unprotected sex and now i have swollen painful lymph nodes all over my neck. i had diareah for over 1 month and headaches. i had some night sweats and a vaginal yeast infection am i most Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is soar neck pain and swollen lymph node a sign of hiv Read more »