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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...
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 say) biopsy should confirm if this is due only to... Read more »

Lymph Node Swelling

In my neck on the left side I have tremendous pain in the area of the lymph node. I've had... Read more »

Lymph nodes swelling

I'd be grateful for an answer to the following question. I have been on Sustiva and Combivir... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

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 »

Hot Topics: Is HIV Treatment Truly for Everyone?; You and Your Lymph Nodes; Ebola vs. HIV; and More

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Seattle Treatment Education Project

Lipoatrophy, the Ongoing Problem

"For all its discomfort and esteem damaging disfigurement, it was pointed out that Lipodystrophy, as we see it, is a spectacular achievement against the odds by the body's metabolic processes, benignly in most cases storing excessive fats to where... 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 2 months with a quick blood test, so im just not sure? Currently I... Read more »

Lymph Nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK, I am starting to obsessively feel my lymph nodes. I think I have a sore neck. What is an enlarged lymph node? Does anyone know? I've read that the size can vary depending on the location and also depending on the person.. ie some people have... Read more »

Swollen lymph node?

Posted by ilmo
According to this forum and the HIV hotline, I had zero risk, in case you've been following my story. I can't put my mind at ease.

Anyways, my current "symptom" is swollen groin nodes. But here's the kicker, when I feel around down there, I don't... Read more »

lymph nodes location on shin?

Posted by azzuri81, 1 Reply
can you get a lymph node on your shin? Read more »