Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Can Hiv Swollen Lymph Nodes Cause Discomfort

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Swollen Glands?

Dr. Frascino- I was diagnosed over 14 months ago-and a few months after got this lump on the lower part of the back of my head (to the right of the occiputal). Anyway my docs said it was just a swollen gland. However; this would get big and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infections. If it flares up again, see your doctor while it's still swollen and painful and impress upon him the level of your discomfort. Ask for a referral for a second opinion if he continues to dismiss your concerns.Dr. Bob Read more »

Swollen Neck Glands

I have been undetectable for ten years. CD4 around 500. Relatively healthy - no complaints. ... 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 »
Articles
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...of Heart Disease/Attack The most common symptom of heart disease is angina or chest pain. If you have angina you will feel discomfort. It may be a heaviness, pressure, aching, burning, fullness, squeezing, or painful feeling in the chest.... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...symptoms you might get if you have another type of viral infection, such as the flu. Symptom Possible Symptom of Flu? Possible Symptom of Acute HIV? Fever Yes Yes Chills Yes Yes Night sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello....wierd question, how do I tell if the lymph nodes in my armpit are swollen? I am having some discomfort in that area and didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at Read more »

HIV Positive?

Posted by shinpai, 2 Replies
...flu-like symptoms (except fever) and noticed that a dry-skin rash that sometimes appear on my skin has appeared. I also have has a swollen lymph node in the groin for the past 10 or so days. It is not painful and is now barely visible. I have... Read more »

NEED HELP

Posted by MIKE7777, 3 Replies
...had sex with a female of Unkown status)(protected trojen), I've been on edge ever since , ,,,,,,, I constantly try to feel my lymph nodes,, there is swelling, its been 3 weeks ,, and I dont know what to do or think ,,Im going out my mind,,,,,,I... 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 »