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How Common Discomfort With Hiv Lymph Nodes

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swollen lymph nodes in armpit , neck, chest area.

Hello, about 5 months ago the lymph nodes from my ear down my neck have swollen and gone back down a few different times and I didnt' think much about it. However about 2 months ago I notice the lymph nodes in my armpit, on the same side as my neck...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...blood tests (called "serologies") for various types of infections commonly associated with node swelling, including a test for HIV. If none of these tests are definitive, you may need to have a lymph node biopsy to figure out what's going on. Read more »

Discomfort in armpits

I hope you can help me.For approximately 3 years I have had sporadic discomfort in my armpits,... Read more »

Lymph Glands in Neck and head

I was diagnosed as HIV+ approx 12 months ago to the day. I had a pretty nasty seroconversion that... Read more »
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Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello....wierd question, how do I tell if the lymph nodes in my armpit are swollen? I am having some discomfort in that area and didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at Read more »

HIV Positive?

Posted by shinpai, 2 Replies
...flu-like symptoms (except fever) and noticed that a dry-skin rash that sometimes appear on my skin has appeared. I also have has a swollen lymph node in the groin for the past 10 or so days. It is not painful and is now barely visible. I have... Read more »

freaked out!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've been feeling some discomfort in my groin which I think is due to a swollen lymph node but wasn't too worried about it. But after reading so many posts and articles on how lymph nodes are common in people with HIV 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 »