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Hiv Symptoms And Lymph Nodes

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question on swollen lymph nodes

I understand the swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpit, and groin are common symptoms of an HIV infection along with other infections as well. My question is with HIV positive individuals, is it most common to have swollen nodes in all of those...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The answer is: any of the above. There is no one pattern of lymph node swelling that is associated with HIV-- one or more nodes can be involved in the same or different areas of the body. Read more »

Is it possible that I caught new strain of HIV from Singapore and it's undetectable?

Dr. Bob - I have been reading the forum for the longtime and I really need your help. This is my... Read more »

lymph node swelling

Hi,Thanks for taking the time to answer my question.I'm HIV + and originally found out because I... Read more »
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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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What Is AIDS?

... has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your 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... Read more »
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Lymphoma

...B-cells multiply quickly for many years, more mutations occur. Some of these mutations cause cancer. About 4% of people with symptoms of HIV disease develop NHL each year. The rate of NHL in people with HIV is over 80 times higher than for the... Read more »
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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 »
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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 Read more »

swollen lymph nodes

Posted by lkeller4u, 1 Reply
...How can I tell if I have swollen lymph nodes in my armpits. My armpits seem a little puffy or swollen but there is nothing sticking out and it doesnt hurt. I can feel 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 »

Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How common is is for your lymph nodes to become swollen durings the early symptoms of hiv? I lymph nodes have been tender and enlarged for 10 days now. Once they enlarge do they stay enlarged? Read more »