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Can Swollen Lymphnodes Cause Tight Feeling

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Painless swollen lymphnodes around the neck causing embarrassment

Every three months I get this lumps around my neck, that I cannot hide.they come and stay for a month or so and go. They look very bad balls(one or two) around the neck. Consulted to doctor, got all the tests done. But nothing tested harmful. Doctor...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is for the discussion of the side effects of HIV treatment-what is your HIV situation and which HIV meds are you taking? KH... Read more »

lymphnodes causes rashes?

Dear Doc, Could reactive lymphnodes besides the neck (under the jaw) causes itchiness and/or... Read more »

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Hey Doctor Horwath,A couple of days ago, I discovered a swollon and tender Lynph-node on the right... Read more »
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Swollen lymphnodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am today at 10 weeks after a one time risky behaviour (oral sex on prostitute, rubbing of penis head on vaginal lips before condom intercourse). Lately I've occasionally felt a slight discomfort on the side of the throat (under the chin), on... Read more »

how swollen is swollen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
when HIV causes swollen glands, how big so the get? Can you see them, or just feel them?

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Labwork, Lymphnodes and Meds

Posted by Iwonder, 1 Reply
I am a 25yo male who tested positive in April, I know for a fact I contracted HIV in March. A week before I got tested in April my lymph nodes began to swell on both sides of my jaw and and under my jaw, after I was tested two more behind my right... Read more »

What do Swollen lymph Nodes feel Like??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What do Swollen lymph Nodes Feel Like??, Can people with Hiv always feel them or do they just come around during ars and then go down?, I think I feel something under my jaw on my left side., Not noticeable, only if I look for it., Is that normal? I... Read more »