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During Ars Does Lymph Nodes Swell At The Same Time

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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 node how long???

Posted by Anonymous
Please if one has swollen lymph nodes due to ARS, how long (for how many weeks) will the noodes vanish. Or will they continue to swell for long time?

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what is lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what are the lymph nodes and were are they located and at what time should they feel sore if some when is infected with HIV. Thank you for your help

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Lymph Swelling

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hope someone can answer this for me,i had an unsafe sex act about 1 year ago where me and another man had nothing but oral sex and neither one of us ever did climax, but about 30 days ago i started having this pain in my groin area and its kinda... Read more »

Swollen Lymph node !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can a swollen lymph node be a sign of ars? I was have a 2 Elisa tests both negatives at two and three months(12 weeks) after risk, but at four month the lymph node turn up in my neck (no mores symptoms, no fevers)....I'm in the 6 months after risk... Read more »
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lymph node timing

DOCTOR H., three quick questions that I want your advice or answers to. 1. Do lymph nodes that swell during ARS occur at the end of ARS or during ARS meaning at the same time you experience fever, fatigue, etc. 2. Do they swell everywhere at the...
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
1. It is a spectrum, but fever usually comes first.2. Again, hard to know. It's a spectrum. Those who seek medical attention usually have nodes in several places.3. During.4. Most do, usually within 2-4 weeks after exposure.5. Hard to know.... Read more »

lymph node swelling

Hi,Thanks for taking the time to answer my question.I'm HIV + and originally found out because I had TB as indicated by swollen lymph node above collar bone plus night sweats etc. The TB was thought to be eliminated but about 12 months later...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Tuberculosis can be a very serious and sometimes difficult to manage complication of HIV. It's probably right that your TB symptoms (swollen lymph node) returned because of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome... Read more »

Generalised lymph nodes swelling

Dear Doc,I am really worried about being HIV infected.I have had a possible one time exposure 7 years back and have had tender nodes(not swollen at all) in neck and armpit.They come simultaneosuly.Like one comes and the other one disappears.And more...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I wish I could help but you answered your own question. The only way to be sure is to get tested. That's what you should do. Good luck, Jacques... Read more »

3 months HIV comb test and still have swelling lymph nodes in all my body

I did hiv combo test many times in different lab as following.. 3 weeks. Neg. 4 weeks.neg. 6 weeks .neg. 8 weeks . Neg. 10 weeks.neg. 11.6 weeks. Neg. 14 weeks neg. And I have swelling lymph nodes in all my body I visited mane doctors and no one...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No, you are HIV negative. Very much so. DW... Read more »

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