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Enlarged Lymph Nodes At 2 Months

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Enlarged Lymph Node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About 4 years ago I was sexually active with a few people, some of them being unprotected. Since then I have been totally petrified of possibly being HIV positive. Every day I feel like I have another symptom. However, I do have a huge lymph node... Read more »

enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I noticed enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple.. I have the same under my chin .. this week is 8th week.. isn't it too late for ars?..


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Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone

I have a question regarding lymph nodes in armpits. With HIV, is it normal for one armpit node to be enlarged, or is it more likely to be in both armpit? Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by mat
i really, really hope i'm not misleading anyone with this. i just wanted to pass along some info i found on lymph nodes. my biggest concern right now and the main reason i think i'm positive is my lymph nodes in my neck. but, for some of you out... Read more »

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 »
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Enlarged Lymph Node!?!? Is this sort of transmission possible. Please answer...

Hi Shannon, I am a 29 year old hetrosexual man. The last two years I've had an enlarged node on the right side of my neck beneath back of my jaw. Maybe beneath my tonsil. I've seen my doctors and they've said it's normal size...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere could be many reason for your lymph nodes to be enlarged, rubbing on it and obsessing on it doesn't help. The vomit experience could carry a risk if the person has HIV, a high viral load, there was blood in the vomit and you had a... Read more »

Lymph nodes everywhere! Are collarbone lymph nodes more likely to be cancer?

My husband 29, has soft grape sized lymph nodes near his left collarbone, head, back of neck and under jaw. They are EVERYWHERE except groin? and armpits. He has had them for 6 months to 2 yrs! He says he feels tired(works 90 hrs a WK) and has lost...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I 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 »

painful lymph nodes and malaise for several months

Dr,For the past 6 months I have had a condition where my lymph nodes in my groin, arm pits and neck have been painful. The doctors I have seen are not at all impressed by the size of any of the nodes, but I feel them constantly all with varying...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It sounds like you have many painful "reactive" nodes. That is what your biopsy showed. Are you HIV+? Your query does not indicate one way of another? "Reactive" nodes are nothing more than the body trying to fight off an... Read more »

What's the best type of imaging to look for enlarged lymph nodes?

What do you think is the best type of imaging to do to look for enlarged lymph nodes? I have heard of using CT vs. MRI, etc. What one would you use? Thank you....
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
If I'm concerned about cancer or infection in a patient, the scan which I order the most is a CT scan of the chest and abdomen. With a chest CT scan you get a good look at the mediastinum, the structure in the chest which contains the aorta... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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The First Man to Be Cured of AIDS: An Update on the Amazing Story -- This Month in HIV

[Editor's Note: Since we conducted and posted this interview in 2009, there have been many developments in the story of Timothy Ray Brown, formerly known only as the "Berlin patient." In addition to this article, we encourage you to read "Tentative... Read more »