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Could Enlarged Lymph Nodes Be A Sign Of Primary HIV Infection

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Symptoms of lymph nodes in primary infection and seroconversion

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
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at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as... Read more »

enlarged/swollen lymph nodes

two questions:1.Does everybody have enlarged/swollen lymph nodes during/after ARS or is it possible... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

Primary HIV Infection

What Is Primary HIV Infection? How Do I Know if I Have Primary HIV Infection? What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Primary HIV Infection? Does Everyone Have These Symptoms? How Severe Will the Symptoms Be? If I Think I'm Experiencing Primary... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

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 »
Treatment Action Group

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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of... Read more »
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Lymph Node Swelling

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
when they talk about lymph node swelling, is it visible or what kind of pain is involved and is it in all places or just restricted to certain parts of the body?with this would you have fever or any other signs? thanks and hope to hear from someone... Read more »

lymph nodes in neck...can people tell?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I was wondering if your lymph nodes are swollen in your neck area, can people tell that are are going through an infection. We know that they can feel, but can people actually see that your neck's lymph nodes are actually swollen?

Please... Read more »

Lymph Nodes?

Posted by SunshineSR, 3 Replies
Over the last couple months the lymph nodes on my neck have became larger, as they have many times.. I was not concerned until they started appearing behind and infront of my ears and on the back of my head, I cannot get into the HIV clinic until... Read more »

SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I READ SOMEWHERE ON THE WEB THAT IF YOU HAVE LYMPH NODES THAT ARE SWOLLEN FOR AT LEAST THREE MONTHS YOU SHOULD GET TESTED FOR HIV. IS THIS TRUE? HAS ANYONE ELSE READ OR HEARD ABOUT THIS? I THOUGHT LYMPH NODES AND THE REST OF THE SYPTOMS WENT AWAY... Read more »