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Hiv Related Swollen Lymph Nodes

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Lymph nodes JB

Can I be hiv + and only have swollen lymph nodes?
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...Persons with HIV infection can have no symptoms or signs related to HIV, or they may have only swollen lymph nodes. Due to the potential absence of characteristic signs and symptoms, it is important to get tested if you are at risk. 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 »

Swollen glands in someone with HIV

Im hiv poz and not on arvs. My cd4 count is 494 and viral load is 13 000. I have developed swollen... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...appear 3-10 days after exposure to the bacterium. About one-half of people with chancroid also have painful, swollen lymph nodes in the groin, usually on one side; the enlarged glands may fuse into a large mass... 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 »
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lymph nodes keep getting bigger!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have lymph nodes in my groin that keep getting bigger. What is going on with me?! I was trying to remain calm and now I don't know that I can. Read more »

SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... I READ SOMEWHERE ON THE WEB THAT IF YOU HAVE LYMPH NODES THAT ARE SWOLLEN FOR AT LEAST THREE MONTHS YOU SHOULD GET TESTED FOR HIV. IS THIS TRUE? HAS ANYONE ELSE READ OR HEARD ABOUT Read more »

Going Psycho

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...wait till 6 months to get any conclusion. Is it possible the under armpit lymph node swell related to HIV? As far as I know Lymph nodes under armpit do not swell unless one is infected with serious disease such as Cancer or HIV? Is it possible?... Read more »

Lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...No body in the "I'm infected?" area was willing to help me with this, are lymph nodes related to hiv infection (when sollen) painless and the size of a pea, and usually appear behind the ear or in the back of the Read more »