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How Do I Know If Lymph Nodes Are Swollen

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swollen lymph nodes in armpit

Hello,I had protected sex with someone who put the condom on me. One week later I had swollen lymph node in my right armpit which went away in 2 days. I also had light pain in right pelvis area and prickly feeling in the right foot. This too went...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I am not aware of any cases of HIV having been transmitted by contact from the hand of an infected person to the genitals of another. If you used a condom for the sexual contact, this makes the risk of HIV having been transmitted extremely low,... Read more »

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... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes - size of marbles

Hi there doctor,I recently started Atripla, and got undetectable in just 3 months - hurrah for... Read more »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...NHL Diagnosed? NHL tumors can occur in the bone, abdomen, liver, brain or other parts of the body. The first signs of NHL are swollen lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, and weight loss of more than 10%. These symptoms occur with several... 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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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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How do you know what is a swollen lymph node?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have read many people saying that they have swollen lymph node. How can someone know they have a swollen lymph node in the neck or groin, for example? How does it feel. Can it actually hurt Read more »

Swollen Lymph Nodes?

Posted by Anonymous
...How do you know your Lymph nodes are swollen in your neck, armpit, and groin? Are the swollen nodes visable to the eye or do you have to feel for them? Will swollen Read more »

Lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous
...How does one know if lymph nodes are swollen, especially under the armpits?..Is it something we can feel or "see"? Read more »

How do I know?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Please, how do i know my lymph nodes are swollen? Read more »