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Enlarged Lymph Nodes During Seroconversion

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Symptoms of lymph nodes in primary infection and seroconversion

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your kind comments. Well, some schools may recommend my forum, but I'm sure some others would try to put a block on it and anything with a whiff of sex in it. So I'll leave it in your capable hands to spread the word,... 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... 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 »
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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 »
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 »
National Cancer Institute

Stages of Anal Cancer

Key Points After anal cancer has been diagnosed, tests are done to find out if cancer cells have spread within the anus or to other parts of the body. There are three ways that cancer spreads in the body. The following stages are used for anal... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... Read more »
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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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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 »

Lymph Node Swelling

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone please explain what the exact feeling is when the lymph nodes are swollen.

Are they tender to touch ?

Do they throb painfully ?

Are the pains off and on ?

What are normally the 1st symptoms.

When did they start ? ie whithin 1,2 or 3 weeks or... 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 »