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How Long Are Lymph Nodes Swollen With Hiv

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HIV+, Will my lymph node swelling go down if I don't take HIV drugs?

I was recently diagnosed HIV+ (from a recent infection), and I'm experiencing acute HIV infection symptoms. Part of the symptoms are substantial swelling of lymph nodes in my neck which are obvious. I looked but didn't see this addressed...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Enlarged lymph nodes are VERY common in HIV disease. The lymph nodes are trying to fight off the HIV infection. Different patients' bodies deal Read more »

enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that my right axilliary lymph node was wnlarged. On Tuesday i went to see... Read more »

Swollen lymph glands during PEP

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AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...exposure to the virus. This illness, called Acute HIV Syndrome, may include fever, headache, tiredness, nausea, diarrhea and enlarged lymph nodes (organs of the immune system that can be felt in the neck, armpits and groin). These symptoms... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 »
Project Inform

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 »
Nobelprize.org

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier Win Nobel Prize for Discovery of HIV

... agent was on. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier isolated and cultured lymph node cells from patients that had swollen lymph nodes characteristic of the early stage of acquired immune deficiency. They detected activity of the... Read more »
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lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...after exposure I had lymph nodes on top of lymph nodes in my neck can anyone that is hiv positive remember what kind of lymph nodes they had ? and mine were non-tender and very big. Read more »

Lymph nodes - Benders, Blixer, Anyone please help

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I had my doctor feel them and he doesn't think antyhign of it. He has encouraged me to get tested b/c he thinks after this long something else would have come up. I have no family to rely upon and no partner to give me support. I'm beside... Read more »

Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...There is a great amount of reference made to Swollen Glands re HIV infection and diagnosis. Are swollen glands also painful ( as opposed to being tender to the touch ) ? Read more »

lymph nodes keep getting bigger!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have lymph nodes in my groin that keep getting bigger. What is going on with me?! I was trying to remain calm and now I don't know that I can. This is agony. Would you lymph nodes keep getting bigger like that? Read more »