How Long Are Lymph Nodes Swollen With Hiv
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesQ 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 »
Posted by sammyg2014, 3 RepliesHi! 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesCan 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesEven if you do not have any other symptoms will swollen gland always appear in the first few weeks of infection? Read more »
Posted by mikeisworried, 1 ReplyHi please help, i am getting very worried.
I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »
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Harvard Medical SchoolEnlarged lymph nodes are part and parcel of HIV. These enlarged lymph nodes represent the body's attempt at fighting off the HIV virus. Usually there is "generalized lymphadenopathy"; what this means is that there are many swollen... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Learning to accept and live with HIV does indeed take some getting used to. You mention you were diagnosed HIV+ a couple months ago, but we do not know how long ago you were actually infected. Your HIV specialist may well be trying to determine... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeHIV certainly can cause lymph node enlargement and that may be what you are experiencing. I do not think that, by itself, the lymph nodes you have noted would indicate that you need to restart antiretroviral therapy immediately. I presume your... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolI would seriously doubt that you have HIV infection given your repeated negative HIV tests and given no exposure since 1994. Lymph nodes under the armpit are very common. Even minor cuts and scratches on the arms can cause lymph node swelling.... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS SurvivorsSome experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "prematur[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments associated with aging, the New York... Read more »
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