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Can A Painful Lump In Armpit Be A Sign Of Hiv

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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although there is no official definition of lipodystrophy in HIV, it isgenerally broken down into two...
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precum pep and ars

During the summer I came into contact with precum in my mouth. I spit it out and went to the hospital and recvd 28days of pep medication.while on pep I experienced all sort uncomfortable things: a slight sore throat that would go and come and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...warranted for the type of potential exposure you had.2.Biting one's fingernails would not cause sore throat or pains in one's armpits.3.Not getting HIV tested because you are afraid. My advice is simple:1.If you are old enough to be having sex,... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes

Hi, I am a 28 yr old female, a couple days ago I noticed a few slightly swollen lymph nodes under my arm. When I researched the cause, I read that it could be breast cancer or possibly aids. Is there anything else that would cause this? I have a...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...Yes, you certainly could have what is called "reactive lymphadenopathy" in your axilla (armpits) from a rash especially if you have an infection. Sometimes, people get infected sweat glands in the axilla as well which feel Read more »

pain in armpit

I get shooting/stinging pain in the armpits and neck, however I never have any bumps, just get pains in neck and armpits once in awhile that doesn't seem normal, what could this be and is it HIV related? thanks.
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...feeling them yourself. If they are enlarged, it will be important to find out why this is. There are many causes of this, and HIV is not one of the most common ones. This being said, if you have had any risk behaviors for HIV transmission,... Read more »

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, throat pain, night sweats, lymph gland pain all together only connect to hiv?

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, sore throat, night sweats, lymph gland pain, oral thrush all together only connect to hiv? There are no other diseases it could realte to really, right?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Those symptoms are all related to HIV, and many other viruses including flu, mono and others.MH Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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Scared!

Posted by maiden, 1 Reply
...result was negative. this is a good sign right? does a 6 month test required? he noticed too that there is a lump under the armpit. he has it quite sometime ago, but now it became bigger after 2 weeks he did the test and it is visible when he... Read more »

sore throat, pain in left armpit

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(twice with the first girl + 4 times with the second) i really regret this now, i have a sore throat and pains in my left armpit i am terrified i have caught HIV. i could not handle knowing i am HIV+ am i probably worrying over nothing? or... Read more »

Lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...are the swollen arpit Nodes painful when they are swollen and can you notice them ? Read more »

Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »