Can Lymph Node Discomfort Come And Go

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Starting meds due to lymph nodes?

I'm a male, in Canada, 42, it's been about 18 months since my seroconversion and diagnosis.My CD4 has always been around 650, 25% with a VL below 1000. In general good health, although at times my lymph nodes would bother me a bit.In the last 3...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thank you for your post.There are multiple causes of enlarged lymph nodes- such as infections and even tumors. If there is any question about the cause of the nodes, a simple (I know, easy for me to Read more »

Lymph Glands in Neck and head

I was diagnosed as HIV+ approx 12 months ago to the day. I had a pretty nasty seroconversion that... Read more »

Lymph nodes swelling

I'd be grateful for an answer to the following question. I have been on Sustiva and Combivir for... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

What You Should Know about HIV and Tuberculosis (TB)

...breath, sweating, fatigue, general discomfort, weight loss, paleness, joint pain, chills, night sweats, fever and swollen glands (lymph nodes, liver and spleen). The symptoms vary depending on which organ is affected. According to Suzanne Marks,... Read more »
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Cryptococcal Meningitis

...Outside of the lungs and the Central Nervous System (CNS), Cryptococcus can infect the kidneys, bone marrow, urinary tract, lymph nodes and the skin. When the infection spreads beyond the lungs and CNS, it is called disseminated (spread out)... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...are located along the so-called lymphatic routes. There are nodes, or clusters, in the neck, armpits, abdomen, and groin. Each lymph node contains B cells, and T cells, and other cells, ready to fight invaders. The spleen is a very important... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...the skin, or in the linings of the mouth, nose, or eye. KS can also spread to the lungs, liver, stomach and intestines, and lymph nodes. KS involves the development of many new, tiny blood vessels. This process is called angiogenesis. KS is... Read more »
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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 »


Posted by MIKE7777, 3 Replies
...people you were positive because they would obviously know, I know its diffrent from person to person ,, but when you experience lymph node swelling is it everywere, and large nodes, or can you barely feel them,, if lymph nodes in your armpit... Read more »

My 6 Week Test...

Posted by MiamiLat, 1 Reply
...throat and was treated with a shot of antibiotic. On week 3, I tested NEG via OraQuick. Since then, I've had discomfort in my lymph nodes area of the neck, underarms, groin, and behind the knee but none seem to be really swollen except for maybe... Read more »

Getting out of control.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've read through so many posts, past and recent. Sore nodes??????? Are they swollen, or sore? Big difference.Swollen and sore, or just swollen yeah may be a problem. Just sore? Come on people please that is so psychsomatic. You go to your doctor... Read more »