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Are There Ways To Treat Swollen Lymph Nodes With Hiv

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swollen lymph nodes - size of marbles

Hi there doctor,I recently started Atripla, and got undetectable in just 3 months - hurrah for that.Two weeks ago, I developed painfull swollen lymph nodes in my groin, both sides. They popped up in a couple of days... Now, i did have unsafe sex...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...feel them around your neck or under the arms? If so it makes a sexually transmitted disease less likley.Castleman's can cause swollen glands, but usually the person will also have fever, anemia and feel quite unwell.I wish you the best, the... Read more »

Swollen Lymph Nodes

Hi NelsonMy partner was diagnosed with HIV in Dec 07. His viral load is 154K and CD4 is 481. He's... Read more »

TB,CERVICAL LUMPH NODES

I AM MALE 30 YEARS OLD. I HAVE DEVELPOED LUMPH NODES. I GOT MY FNAC DONE TWICE IN APR 2008 AND JUL... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...these cases, these symptoms should be brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye... 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 »
The Well Project

Cancers

...disease) Lymphomas can be more advanced and difficult to treat in HIV-positive people, especially CNS lymphoma. Symptoms Swollen lymph nodes Fever, chills, sweats Weight loss Diagnosis Biopsy of affected lymph node More... Read more »
Project Inform

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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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 »

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 »

this is what freaks me out

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...the like. I think following you carefully to see if things return to normal is important, and there are a number of causes of swollen lymph nodes which will improve. I think you can likely exclude HIV though. Good luck Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.... Read more »

Swollen Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exposure to HIV 3 months ago. I've tested for HIV at 6 weeks and 13 weeks, both were negative. However, I continue to have swollen lymph nodes which started about 4 weeks after the incident. They're not real swollen but I have one gland in... Read more »