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Do Lymph Gland Get Sore In Seroconversion

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Soreness - after seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Are there any symptoms after sero conversion? Sore neck? Sore lymph nodes? or is there really no symptoms after seroconversion?

Jackie? Anyone?

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Glands and Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gee I hope you people don't get sick of me! I've just been so scared and I have so many 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?... Read more »

Can messing with your lymph nodes make them sore?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know...sounds like a stupid question Im sure!

Im just so paranoid about this "swollen lymph node" symptom. I think Im MAKING mine hurt and swell! (If thats possible) I think I push around on them every 15 minutes!! And its only one side thats... Read more »

lymph glands or anything other gland

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just wanted to post my story for everyone to get a little insight and to rest assured all the "worried wells" out there. I had protected sex with an HIV+ person he never told me he was HIV+ until like a year later. When I first found out I freaked... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
To Everyone Worried about ARS and Seroconversion
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Technically ARS and seroconversion are not the same thing.

ARS = Acute Retroviral Syndrome, sometimes called Acute Viral Syndrome, or Primary Vital... Read more »
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Two Questions: Lymphnodes/Lymph glands

(1)Please describe exeacty how one can determine if the lymph glands are swollen? Can they be mistaken for a sore muscle? How far down your arm do the run? What size are they? Please do your best to describe exactly what they are and how to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi.Thank you for your question.It's very difficult to describe to you in words what swollen lymph glands"feel like". These glands are found at various points around the body,including under the armpits, in the neck, and in the groin... Read more »

No fever, sore throat but swollen glands

Hi Doctor KullWould swollen lymph glands (under arms, groin and neck) tingling in hands and feet and a raised rash on the insides of my elbows constitue ARS (3 weeks after unprotected insertive anal sex) Lymph glands still up at 9 weeks, tingling in...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Trying to determine your HIV status based on symptoms you are experiencing is unwise, anxiety provoking, and unreliable. Recent HIV infection (acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome) should only be considered if ALL of the following are... Read more »

confussed about lymph gland symptoms

HELLO, PLEASE ANSWER THIS. I AM CONFUSSED ABOUT LYMPH GLAND SYMPTOMS. I READ A RECENT ANSWER FROM YOU THAT HIV SYMPTOMS USUALLY TAKE 5-10 YRS TO APPEAR. DOES THIS INCLUDE THE SWOLLEN GLANDS? ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
When we talk about HIV-related problems, this does not include swollen lymph nodes, it includes things like thrush, weight loss, oral hairy leukoplakia, etc. Many many illnesses are accompanied by swollen lymph nodes, which just means that the... Read more »

Lymph Glands in Neck and head

I was diagnosed as HIV+ approx 12 months ago to the day. I had a pretty nasty seroconversion that wiped me out for days. During that time my lymph nodes became very swollen, particularly on the back of my head and on my neck. The ones of the back of...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Swollen lymph nodes are common during HIV infection. These nodes are where the body is fighting the virus. So, that the nodes are enlarged is a good sign that the body is launching an aggressive response. Once you start meds, which I think you... Read more »
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