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Enlarged Lymph Nodes After Touching A Bloody Scab 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 »

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

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Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...was kind of like sand grinding on my foot,i was wearing slippers,I checked my feet to see if there were any puncture wounds or blood,i didnt see any blood,so i tried to ignore this,but then 20 minutes later i started to become paranoid and i went... Read more »

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Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...drugs and have always used protected sex. I don't see how I could have possibly have gotten HEP C but now this is making me worried about my HIV results. Anyone know how common is it to get a false positive on a HEP C test? Also, my doctor... Read more »

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Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...afterwards when i pushed my chin on paper, i found a couple period sized red dots. what would b the hiv risk if those dots weren't my blood but blood that was hiv+? what if blood was on his hand from a doorknob and it got in the wound? he only... Read more »

Should I stop worrying?

Posted by TTTT0012, 3 Replies
...ago through protected sex with a prostitute, which I found out later that the condom had a small leak on it. I've been very worry since then. In the second week, I started searching for 'the enlarged lymph node' around my body and found that one... Read more »