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Enlarged Lymph Nodes After Sex With Sex Worker Worried I Have HIV

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enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that I have a painful lymph node under my right armpit. I went to my Doc who examined me and confirmed my worst fear that it was swollen. she ordered CT scan and x-ray. Her provisional diagnosis on the CT request form was ?...
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
You need to see a copy of the CT scan report, indicating what was or was not found by the radiologist. Read more »

enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that my right axilliary lymph node was wnlarged. On Tuesday i went to see... Read more »

Worried about protected sex with sex worker

Dr Bob,Ive recently been travelling in Central & Southern Africa. I currently live in the UK and... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senegal: Clandestine Sex Workers Linked to Rising HIV/AIDS Rates

... Senegal has one of Africa's lowest HIV/AIDS infection rates -- less than 1 percent -- but vulnerable groups such as sex workers and gay men have higher HIV prevalence. Currently, HIV infection among legal sex workers in Dakar has risen to 21... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indian Sex Workers Say Anti-Prostitution Law Will Hurt Efforts to Combat HIV Spread

... On Tuesday, Indian sex workers criticized a proposed law that would crack down on brothel owners and clients and would give police more latitude in raiding Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines How Population's Percentage of Female Commercial Sex Workers Affects HIV/AIDS Prevalence

...used cross-country linear and multiple regressions based on new UNAIDS data to determine that the number of female commercial sex workers as a percentage of the adult female population is positively correlated with HIV/AIDS prevalence... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Cases Increasing Among Commercial Sex Workers in Uganda

...being implemented by the group Reproductive Health Uganda in Kampala -- said a recent survey found that HIV prevalence among the sex workers in the city was as high as 47.2%, compared with the national prevalence of 6.7%. The survey also found... Read more »
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Should I stop worrying?

Posted by TTTT0012, 3 Replies
...web board for quite a while, and this is the first time I actually post a message. My story goes like this: I had a possible HIV exposure about 15 weeks ago through protected sex with a prostitute, which I found out later that the condom had a... Read more »

Need some guidance and opinions

Posted by worrying0072, 1 Reply
...my stay in australia, i had winter eczema and had also something else which had rashes. I had no swollen glands at all. but shiverish chills. no fever as well. I went back to my own country at exactly the 4 week mark from the sexual encounter. I... Read more »

infection

Posted by walkerbd, 1 Reply
...getting many symptoms, I felt fluish just a few days afterwards, and have since gone through night sweats, upset stomach and now enlarged lymph nodes. No rash however. Needless to say, I,m near to panic, cant sleep and can barely do my job. One... Read more »

Extremely Tormented Pt. 4.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...feel really fatigued and dizzy.. the lymph node is STILL THERE!!, on the left side under the jaw, but nowhere else do I have enlarged lymph nodes!.. I don't know why I am still feeling this after getting sick dec 31, 03???!?!?!? This must be... Read more »