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Can Lymph Nodes Be The Only Symptoms After 8 Weeks

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Swollen Lymph Node at Week 9?

What is the likliehood a swollen lymph node in the neck at Week 9 is a symptom of HIV? I believe the swolleness is just on 1-side of my neck, and I have had no other flu-like symptoms I can think of. Are swollen lymph nodes usually associated with...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
One swollen gland and no other symptoms, would not be considered enough to entertain a diagnosis of HIV infection. Although swollen glands are a hallmark of HIV infection, they usually occur everywhere (groin, armpits, neck, etc).MH... Read more »

Lymph node swelling with various symptoms

For 3 weeks now I have had very swollen lymph nodes in my neck and head, all blood tests reveal... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

Symptoms and Quality of Life What Symptoms Do Women Experience? A Systems Approach Self-Assessment and Self-Care Symptom Screening and Management Summary Selected Sources Symptoms occur across the trajectory of HIV disease and can... Read more »
Connect With Others

Flu Symptoms + Swollen Lymph Node

Posted by sammyg2014, 3 Replies
Hi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Lumano1, 2 Replies
Hello everyone,

I have had a relatively low risk exposure about 7 weeks ago, and since then have done several tests including DNA/PCR,DUO and rapid HIV TEST,all came back negative.
Though my worry is I have had a couple of swollen lymph nodes in the... Read more »

Swollen lymph node after unprotected sex

Posted by mojo999, 1 Reply
Please help, I had an unprotected sex with a lady a week ago stupidly and I developed a swollen lymph node in my upper neck (under my jaw) 2 days ago. My vision is slightly blurry as I have just discovered today, I have spoken to her and she advised... 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 »