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Discomfort Associated With Hiv Swollen Lymph Nodes

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Lymphadenopathy as ARS symptom

Dear Dr. Robert,you are such a blessing for people who know you!!! Thank you so much for your big heart.I have a question: are the lymph nodes during ARS painful? How rapidly do they grow in size? Can they be just on one side of the neck (or groin)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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...Hi James,Lymphadenopathy (swollen lymph nodes) associated with HIV are described as generalized (multiple locations) and usually non-painful. The discomfort factor depends Read more »

swollen lymph nodes in armpit , neck, chest area.

Hello, about 5 months ago the lymph nodes from my ear down my neck have swollen and gone back down... Read more »

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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 Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello....wierd question, how do I tell if the lymph nodes in my armpit are swollen? I am having some discomfort in that area and didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at 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 »

Swollen Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exposure to HIV 3 months ago. I've tested for HIV at 6 weeks and 13 weeks, both were negative. However, I continue to have swollen lymph nodes which started about 4 weeks after the incident. They're not real swollen but I have one gland in... Read more »