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Hiv And Swollen Lymph Nodes

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HIV with Swollen Lymph Node on Left Facial Cheek

I am caregiver to a friend who has been HIV+ for 17 yrs. He recently has an attack of herpes in the head and neck area successfully treated with Aciclover with a swelling in his left facial cheek front of ear. A fine needle biopsy was taken with the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your friend needs to discuss the situation further with his/her HIV specialist. The biopsy report suggests there may be some form of cancer (lymphoma) in the parotid that will need more evaluation Read more »

swollen lymph nodes and HIV

Hi just a query . I have recently tested HIV positive but have also had swollen lymph nodes in my... Read more »

Characteristics Of HIV Caused Swollen Lymph Nodes

Can you please tell me what size HIV would generally cause glands to swell? Also I have read that... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems will last more than a few days, and probably continue for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...other patients and with different infections. It was called "immune recovery syndrome." Some patients developed fever and swollen lymph nodes. Others had inflammation in various parts of their bodies. These problems showed up after the... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...these cases, these symptoms should be brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye... Read more »
Project Inform

Consider How HIV Treatment Fits Into Your Life

...like TB or cryptococcal meningitis, that may or may not have been known before starting HIV meds. Symptoms may include fever, swollen lymph nodes, lesions, rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye redness. It's wise... Read more »
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Does HIV always cause swollen lymph nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Even if you do not have any other symptoms will swollen gland always appear in the first few weeks of infection? Read more »

Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes I would like to know if when you have swollen glands in the neck are they sore or painless? I just took the plunge and took Read more »

questions about symptoms

Posted by lion355, 2 Replies
...Everywhere I read it says an early symptom of HIV is swollen lymph nodes. Is it only an early symptom of HIV or is it also a symptom of someone who's had HIV for some time, possibly years? Also, is Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...When lymph nodes are swollen from HIV, does it typically last longer awhile? i.e more than a day or two of soreness, I am not sure if mine were Read more »