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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...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 »
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