Do Lymph Gland Get Sore In Seroconversion

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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 »

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The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...membranes that protect the openings of the body (e.g., the mouth and throat). These cells capture and carry invaders to the lymph nodes or spleen. Macrophages (their name comes from Latin and means "big eaters") protect different organs,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...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... Read more »
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The Immune System

...or at least suppress it so it won't cause harm. The major parts of the immune system include the bone marrow, the thymus, the lymph nodes, the spleen, and the mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT), which includes the tonsils, the appendix,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...the skin, or in the linings of the mouth, nose, or eye. KS can also spread to the lungs, liver, stomach and intestines, and lymph nodes. KS involves the development of many new, tiny blood vessels. This process is called angiogenesis. KS is... Read more »
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Glands and Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...questions and this is really my only means of finding out information. I read that one symptom of HIV is swollen glands and Lymph nodes. Where exactly are they? Would I know if they were swollen? Also I've read that another symptom is joint pain.... Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...after exposure I had lymph nodes on top of lymph nodes in my neck can anyone that is hiv positive remember what kind of lymph nodes they had ? and mine were Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...When lymph nodes are swollen from HIV, does it typically last longer awhile? i.e more than a day or two of soreness, I am not sure if mine were Read more »

Lymph Nodes

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