Cause Of Inflammation Of Lymph Nodes
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Harvard Medical SchoolYour situation is not an easy one, and I have many patient in similar situations. Specifically patients who have a known cancer and enlarged lymph nodes on CT scan. It is VERY difficult to tell whether the lymph nodes are enlarged due to the... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolEnlarged lymph nodes are part and parcel of HIV. These enlarged lymph nodes represent the body's attempt at fighting off the HIV virus. Usually there is "generalized lymphadenopathy"; what this means is that there are many swollen... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineLymph nodes are like a hub though which lymph drainage from local anatomic sites get filtered. Enlarged lymph nodes are common in HIV infection often due to local trapping of HIV and immune response to it. Other local infections,inflammation, and... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Yes indeed, "normal" lymph nodes do vary in size. If the same lymph node is still large, perhaps it's always been a bit more prominent, or perhaps there is some localized inflammation that is causing the swelling. Have your doctor... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi Jackie, All,
Can you help... Are there lymph nodes in the small of your back, just to the right side of the spine, I feel lumps that can be moved and feel irritated....
Also, I still have very prominent swellings under the jaw on both sides and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesEven if you do not have any other symptoms will swollen gland always appear in the first few weeks of infection? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesPlease respond to this! I am 99.9% convinced that I have HIV ... is there any hope that these symptoms could be caused by anything else?
My symptoms: I found swollen lymph nodes running up either side of my neck (about five on each side). A few days... Read more »
Posted by Anonymousdoes touching the area alot vwhere your lymph nodes are cause them to swell and hurt??
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