Does Hiv Replicate In Lymph Nodes
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI've read in my med/surg book that HIV needs some sort of reaction in the body for it to start replicating itself once inside the blood stream. If this is true, how long would it take for it to begin reproducing?Also, wouldnt all the test guidelines... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have read many people saying that they have swollen lymph node. How can someone know they have a swollen lymph node in the neck or groin, for example? How does it feel. Can it actually hurt sometimes even without feeling it or touching it?. Ok.... Read more »
Posted by gpboy, 4 Repliesdoes hiv symptom lymph node form under the skin or it looks like a wound or some black round little pimple on top of the skin?
the one that formed on top of my skin is very tender and i am some pain around that
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesEven if you do not have any other symptoms will swollen gland always appear in the first few weeks of infection? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesQ for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes
I would like to know if when you have swollen glands in the neck are they sore or painless?
I just took the plunge and took my 2nd HIV testI am awaiting my results, which should be ready, this fri-sat.
I am... Read more »
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Harvard Medical SchoolEnlarged lymph nodes are part and parcel of HIV. These enlarged lymph nodes represent the body's attempt at fighting off the HIV virus. Usually there is "generalized lymphadenopathy"; what this means is that there are many swollen... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolI would recommend repeat HIV testing since it's important to know have this information upfront since this will help guide other tests. If he were to be HIV-positive, then it is possible that his fatigue and weight loss may be related to this.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thank you for your post.Lymph node swelling is an indication of activation of the immune system in the body region near the node. The causes are many, some are minor, others more serious. It's common to see lymph node swelling among... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAlthough your enlarged lymph nodes are probably related to HIV infection, it is always important to make sure that this enlargement is not related to some other process. Since your viral load is undetectable, it's hard for me to invoke a lot of... Read more »
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