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Hiv Positive Chronic Tightness Lymph Nodes

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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 »

multiple lymph nodes in neck region; should i be concerned of lymphoma?

I had a risky exposure. I had slight pain in neck since then but no swelling. I recently got a CT... Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes

Hello Dr.Bob. I have a question to ask. I'm hiv positive since March ' 07. I choose to be... Read more »

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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 »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Growing "Beyond Tight Circles" of Injection Drug Users in Russia, Christian Science Monitor Reports

HIV/AIDS in Russia is growing "beyond tight circles" of injection drug users to "mainstream society," offering a "glimpse into the future of Russia's AIDS crisis," the Christian Science Monitor reports. The industrial city of Tver, which has a... Read more »
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hiv lymph node look like

Posted by gpboy, 4 Replies
does hiv symptom lymph node form under the skin or it looks like a wound or some black round little pimple on top of the skin?

the one that formed on top of my skin is very tender and i am some pain around that

please clarify
please clarify,... 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 my 2nd HIV testI am awaiting my results, which should be ready, this fri-sat.

I am... Read more »

Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi please help, i am getting very worried.

I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... 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 »