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Can You Get Swollen Lymph Nodes From Worrying About Hiv

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swollen lymph nodes - size of marbles

Hi there doctor,I recently started Atripla, and got undetectable in just 3 months - hurrah for that.Two weeks ago, I developed painfull swollen lymph nodes in my groin, both sides. They popped up in a couple of days... Now, i did have unsafe sex...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...out.If your CD4 count had been low prior to staring Atripla, this could be an immune reconstitution to something that grows in lymph nodes like TB, or histoplasmosis (or other fungal illness). Usually this would be accompanied by other symptoms... Read more »

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hi Dr.Bob....this is my 10th time writing to u. from past 2 month .you never replied to my... Read more »

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Should I worry? Please help

Posted by David99, 1 Reply
...I gave him oral and I was worried because it went deep and I had dry mouth from being nervous. Now I have been experiencing swollen lymph nodes on my body and I am worried it is the worst case scenario. One under my chin, one behind my ear, my... Read more »

Should I stop worrying?

Posted by TTTT0012, 3 Replies
...harder. The back/neck and shoulder pain still persists, and now I started to have a sore throat. Should I stop worrying about this ? or there is a possibility that I would be HIV positive? Anybody have a similar case with prolonged enlarged lymph... Read more »

lymph nodes keep getting bigger!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have lymph nodes in my groin that keep getting bigger. What is going on with me?! I was trying to remain calm and now I don't know that I can. Read more »

Please answer about swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...at 6.5 weeks and felt good but now I have this terrible feeling around my neck like someone is choking me. Is this stress or swollen lymph nodes? Please answer. Read more »