How Big Will Lymph Nodes Associated With Ars Swell
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIf you were exposed to hiv would you have the following symptoms? Swelling, bruising and pain in your lymph nodes by your elbows and behind your knees? I am experiencing pain in my left elbow area on top of my arm. Also, pain, swelling, and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCan someone please explain what the exact feeling is when the lymph nodes are swollen.
Are they tender to touch ?
Do they throb painfully ?
Are the pains off and on ?
What are normally the 1st symptoms.
When did they start ? ie whithin 1,2 or 3 weeks or... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesDoes anyone know if you can make your lymph nodes swell by constantly checking them? I am very scared because I have swollen nodes behind my ears 6 weeks after a possible exposure. If anyone knows anything about this I would appreciate thier input. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replieswhen they talk about lymph node swelling, is it visible or what kind of pain is involved and is it in all places or just restricted to certain parts of the body?with this would you have fever or any other signs? thanks and hope to hear from someone... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousPlease if one has swollen lymph nodes due to ARS, how long (for how many weeks) will the noodes vanish. Or will they continue to swell for long time?
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University of Utah, School of MedicineThere are lots of reasons for swollen lymph nodes. Lots of people with HIV in the middle stages (CD4 200-600) have swollen lymph nodes all over their body, and this has been known for 20 years. Infections of the scalp or ears, mono, syphilis or even... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineHe is probably correct. Most of the HIV that is produced and destroyed is in the lymph nodes. Thus, as a result of this they get bigger or hyperactive. In people with high CD4 counts like you and low viral loads, this would not be an unusual finding.... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolI too think it's a fair question, i.e. which lymph node testing should prompt HIV testing. There's no easy answer to this. HIV typically causes swelling of lymph nodes in most sites, internal and external-- These could include lymph... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESA swollen gland in the groin is usally indicative of an infection in the groin or leg. It is difficult to be sure what kind of infection, and can range from a skin infection in the leg, to herpes to HIV. -BYBenjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.... Read more »
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