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Swollen lymph nodes all over my body

I was infected 4 months ago and tested positive 1 month ago. After 4 weeks of my exposure I had extreme sore throat and fever for 4 days. Since then, I've been getting a lot of canker sores and mouth sores of all kinds. And now, for the past...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Swollen lymph nodes and canker soars can be seen with recent and/or untreated HIV infection and does NOT indicate that your prognosis with HIV is worse than average. I recommend that you connect with a good HIV specialist to assess your clinical... Read more »

Constantly feeling/touching "Lymph nodes-please answer worried cancer or HIV "

Hi, I had a relatively low risk exposure 3 weeks ago and have been nervous since! Since then I have... Read more »

you said lymph nodes are common; what if just one lymph node is swollen

in your reply to someone you said that lymph nodes are very common in hiv infected people. what... 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 »
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HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

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What do Swollen lymph Nodes feel Like??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What do Swollen lymph Nodes Feel Like??, Can people with Hiv always feel them or do they just come around during ars and then go down?, I think I feel something under my jaw on my left side., Not noticeable, only if I look for it., Is that normal? I... Read more »

Lymph nodes or fat--seriously

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've gained some weight in the past few years and when feeling for my lymph nodes I can't tell (especially in groin or arm pit) whether I'm feeling fat or a node. do they feel the same? If they do feel the same how can you or your doctor tell the... Read more »

Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
OK weird question,and just a show of my stupidity about the human body, but where are these lymph nodes that swell after the initial infection.....and what do they look like....and feel like if they are infact swollen, due to the HIV....sorry for... Read more »

Lymph node questions!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The thing is i had a one night stand with a girl back in febuary of 2001, after that i was worried that she had HIV cause i heard she was really dirty. my girlfiend that hadnt been with anyone was diagnosed with herpes, obviously it came from me.... Read more »