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Cause Of Inflammation Of Lymph Nodes

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AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...when the patients developed what looked like a new case of CMV disease. There were similar cases in other patients and with different infections. It was called "immune recovery syndrome." Some patients developed fever and swollen lymph nodes. Others had inflammation in various parts of their bodies. These problems showed up after the patients had a large increase in their CD4 counts (see Fact Sheet 124 ) and a large decrease in viral...
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swollen lymph nodes in armpit

Hello,I had protected sex with someone who put the condom on me. One week later I had swollen lymph node in my right armpit which went away in 2 days. I also had light pain in right pelvis area and prickly feeling in the right foot. This too went...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I am not aware of any cases of HIV having been transmitted by contact from the hand of an infected person to the genitals of another. If you used a condom for the sexual contact, this makes the risk of HIV having been transmitted extremely low,... Read more »

Re-occuring Salivary Gland inflammation with Rash

I've recently had inflammation of my salivary gland on the left side under my tongue which has been re-occuring off and on for the past 2 months. Along with the inflammation it seems a rash is consitant with the presence of the gland inflammation....
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
...point, these appear to be 3 different issues. Regarding the gland, is it really the salivary gland and not an enlarged lymph node? Also, is there really only the one gland or node that is increased in size? HIV itself can cause both the glands or... Read more »

the anxiety is killing me...please reply

Hi Dr Bob, i much appreciate your time and councelling that you most dearly offer to all, my hiv test came back negative after 20 weeks of risk/exposure, very happy no doubt to hear,however i did have a viral infection, obviously which has caused my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,WHO-WHOOOO???? Sounds like an owl asking who is at the door.Barring any extenuating circumstances, I would consider your 20-week negative Read more »

Lymph nodes

what are lymph nodes their function and why do they swell - am hiv poz - had one removed was neg for cancer
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Lymph nodes are like a hub though which lymph drainage from local anatomic sites get filtered. Enlarged lymph nodes are common in HIV infection Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HAART Reduces Inflammation in the Blood But ...

...AIDS sought help, researchers studying the immune systems of these mysteriously ill patients noticed that they had persistently swollen lymph nodes. Biopsy and examination of the lymph nodes in those days also revealed inflammation and, in some... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...these cases, these symptoms should be brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Inflammation, Immune Activation and HIV

...the extent of immune dysregulation and overall poor health among people with HIV. A majority of CD4 T-cells in the blood and lymph nodes of people with chronic infection do not harbor the virus, and people on fully suppressive ART only have... Read more »
The Well Project


...disease) Lymphomas can be more advanced and difficult to treat in HIV-positive people, especially CNS lymphoma. Symptoms Swollen lymph nodes Fever, chills, sweats Weight loss Diagnosis Biopsy of affected lymph node More... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...symmetric and affects both parts of the body equally. Let me remind you that it occurs in only about 8% of those undergoing ARS. Swollen lymph nodes, same as swollen lymph glands, (lymphadenopathy) are indeed common in this case. If you are a... Read more »

Swollen Glands

Posted by Sam34yo, 6 Replies
...had hoped. Five months on an my viral load is 290,000 copies/ml. My CD4 is fine - in the 500s. I have had persistently swollen lymph glands (neck and armpits) for a couple of months now. It is very uncomfortable and causing me quite a bit of... 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 »

swollen lymph nodes

Posted by lkeller4u, 1 Reply
...How can I tell if I have swollen lymph nodes in my armpits. My armpits seem a little puffy or swollen but there is nothing sticking out and it doesnt hurt. I can feel Read more »