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Does Lymph Node Swelling Persist After Ars

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Persistent Swollen Lymph Nodes

Hi, Dr., I have swollen lymph nodes around my neck and my groin area for several years. Usually they appear to be 2-3 nodes on each side about the size of pea (2 cm in diameter). Sometimes if I didn't have enough sleep, I got painful nodes. I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Swollen lymph nodes are a very nonspecific sign, and can result from many different infections or diseases.... Read more »

Lymph node swelling; Should I worry?

I have a lymph node of size 1- 1.5 cm. No other symptoms. My blood test, x-ray are all negative.... Read more »

Which lymph node swelling should prompt HIV testing?

Which particular lymph nodes would be suspicious for hiv infection. I realize they can't be... Read more »
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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 »
Treatment Action Group

HIV Replication and Persistence in T Follicular Helper Cells

Following up on the recent post on T follicular helper cells(TFH) , a study published on December 17th in the Journal of Experimental Medicine reports that TFH represent a major site of HIV replication andpersistence. The finding is not... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Report and Commentary from the Fifth International Workshop on HIV Persistence During Therapy

Inaugurated in 2003, the bi-annual International Workshop on HIV Persistence during Therapy (aka "the persistence workshop") is the brainchild of researcher Alain Lafeuillade. The meeting presaged the recent explosion of interest in pursuing a cure... 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

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW LONG LYMPH NODES STAY SWOLLEN AFTER INITIAL INFECTION. I HAVE GOTTEN MANY CONFLICTING ANSWERS ON THE NET, AND FROM THE CDC HOTLINE.

THANKS

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Lymph Swelling - Need Expert

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am 11 weeks after a high risk incident with a high risk person. I've had various symptoms that concerned me all occured within 2 months of the incident. I noticed some pain in my joints and muscles over the last 3 weeks. I know most ARS... 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 »