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Cause Of Inflamation Of Lymph Nodes

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do possible side effects include inflamed lymph nodes

I am taking truvada, prestiva and norvir. Within 12 hours of taking my first dose, my lymph nodes, particularly in my groin, became inflamed. Us this a side effects. That will subside....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Swollen lymph nodes are generally note a side effect of HIV medications, per se. Occasionally, we'll see a flair (or first presentation) of a previously unrecognized illness after starting HIV medications-- a... Read more »

Very painful lymph nodes; I have both HIV and cancer. Which disease is causing these nodes?

HIV+ for over 7 yrs, CD4 190, viral load 45,000 recently started anti-retrovirals. Had a growth... Read more »

you said lymph nodes are common; what if just one lymph node is swollen

in your reply to someone you said that lymph nodes are very common in hiv infected people. what... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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Globally, TB is the most common infection and a leading cause of death among people living with HIV. Despite being curable, TB accounts for two million deaths each year. Thirteen percent of deaths among HIV-positive people are TB-related, and some... Read more »
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Groin Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,
I don't know if anyone can answer this question for me, but I was wondering if lymph nodes in the "groin" are limited to the nodes located where the leg meets the abdomen or nodes on the inside of the thigh? I seem to be able to feel some... Read more »

Help w/HIV & lymph node/cancer info...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've been poz almost 9 years (diagnosed 8 years ago) and on meds since May '97 and have always been healthy and asymptomatic. On my quarterly trip to the doctor last week he found that my right axillary lymph node is swollen "a little to big for... Read more »

lymph node, or cyst

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
one swollen node(I think)where the ear meets the skull on top, is there lymph nodes there, or could it be a cyst. I am worried even though I have tested negative at 6 months. This happened about 3 weeks after exposure was inflamed for about 5 days... 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 »