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Hiv Swollen Lymph Nodes And Do They Go Away

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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 »

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 THIS? I THOUGHT LYMPH NODES AND THE REST OF THE SYPTOMS WENT AWAY... Read more »

Flu Symptoms + Swollen Lymph Node

Posted by sammyg2014, 3 Replies
Hi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... 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 »

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 »
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swollen lymph nodes

does swollen lymph nodes during primary hiv infection regress or may go away right away? can you have a swollen node for just a day?...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I'm sorry. I do benefits and cannot answer medical questions.... 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 on meds early cuz I heard its good to control the virus instead of having it run wild in my blood. Blood works come back fine CD4 is at 600 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Adenopathy (swollen lymph nodes) associated with HIV (or any other chronic infection) can be quite persistent. Will they ultimately go away? No one knows. Usually they at least subside to the point they are unnoticeable once you are on... Read more »

Lymph Nodes...how to make them go away.

Dear Dr. Dezube, I have two lymph nodes on my neck. One on the right side and a small one on the back of my neck. Is there any way to make them go away without surgery? I told my doctor I wanted them biopsied, but he refused saying that "if you...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Lymph nodes are a very NORMAL part of the immune system. They tend to swell and shrink depending upon what infections you may have (kids have them all the time when they get an upper respiratory infection). They are VERY common in HIVers, but they... Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes

On dec 20th, I had unprotected insertive anal sex for less than one minute. Then in one dec 28th i came down with tonisolitis. I took my antibiotics and the fever and swollen lymph nodes went away. I stop taking the antibiotics and i got sick again...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou had unprotected sex and therefore put yourself at risk for HIV. The symptoms you are experiencing could be from ongoing tonsillitis, HIV symptoms are generally flu like symptoms, rash, low grade fever..This doesn't sound like HIV but... 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 »
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