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lymph node, or cyst

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
one swollen node(I think)where the ear meets the skull on top, is there lymph nodes there, or could it be a cyst. I am worried even though I have tested negative at 6 months. This happened about 3 weeks after exposure was inflamed for about 5 days... Read more »

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 EVERYWHERE = hopeless?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please 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 »

What are swollen lymph nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are exactly swollen lymph nodes? How do they feel?
Please I need the info (preferably from someone who has gone through it)
Thanks in advance, and God bless you

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Swollen Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When someone has swollen lymph nodes, do they appear in just one spot or all over the body?
I am not sure how swollen lymph nodes would look like, where do they appear? How do they resemble? Are they like insire bies, causing a raised swelling in the... Read more »
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you said lymph nodes are common; what if just one lymph node is swollen

in your reply to someone you said that lymph nodes are very common in hiv infected people. what about if just one node is swollen? if it were hiv would that necessarily mean that more nodes would be swollen? i had unprotected sex. i have a...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Enlarged 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 »

Mild sore throat and swollen lymph node

I have read many many posts on this site and appreciate all the support and advice this group is providing. Short story: I'm a male 44 , had a sexual encounter with a sex worker of unknown status (refused to be tested with the oral kit); I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Your risk was low. HIV transmission was unlikely, but if you need to test for peace if mind, you may do so at 28 days, and then a final test at 90. As for your sore throat, it could be any number of things. I would suggest working with your... Read more »

Ear Ache, (possibly) swollen lymph nodes, and PEP

I was recently exposed to HIV through insertive anal sex (I was the top) without a condom--the exact date was February 22, 2010. My boyfriend had neglected to inform me that he had unprotected receptive anal sex with someone from the internet a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Are you being followed by an HIV specialist during your course of PEP? I recommend this whenever possible. It would help in situations like yours. The HIV specialist would be able to evaluate any intercurrent symptoms and arrange for testing if... Read more »
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Yes indeed. Lymph nodes are part of the immune system. A lymph node becomes swollen as it mounts an immune response to an infection. HPV can cause such an immune response. HPV can cause enlarged lymph nodes as part of the infection, as part as a... Read more »
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Lymph Node Fibrosis, CD4 T Cells, and Immune Reconstitution

One of the less well-publicized consequences of thepersistent immune activation caused by HIV infection is a type of scarring damageto lymph tissues described as fibrosis. Some early studies of lymph nodes fromHIV-infected individuals reported... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study to determine why antiretrovirals (ARVs) are effective for treating HIV infection, allowing patients to live longer, but do not cure the infection. The study by Timothy Schacker,... Read more »
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