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How Long Are Lymph Nodes Swollen With Hiv

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Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Q 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 »

Flu Symptoms + Swollen Lymph Node

Posted by sammyg2014, 3 Replies
Hi! 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 »

Swollen Lymph node !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can 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 »

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 »

Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi 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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Swollen Lymph Nodes

I was just wondering, swollen lymph nodes for months, back in September they did blood test after test and diagnosed me as having muscle tension headaches. Done months of physical therapy with no improvement, ct scan last week showed swollen...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Swollen lymph nodes are very common (and generally benign) in people living with HIV who have not yet started on treatment.Enlarged lymph nodes almost always resolve in a few weeks after starting meds.Hope that helps and... Read more »

you said lymph nodes are common; what if just one lymph node is swollen

in your reply to someone you said that lymph nodes are very common in hiv infected people. what about if just one node is swollen? if it were hiv would that necessarily mean that more nodes would be swollen? i had unprotected sex. i have a...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Enlarged 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 »

swollen lymph nodes.

hello and good day ,my question is in regards to my swollen lymph nodes in my low neck(only on my neck thus far no other symptom slight headache and light headed off and on) ,its been two days and it's still swollen, i should point out that i...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWell it seems like you a rather intelligent person and by ensuring you are using condoms everytime is the best way to protect yourself against HIV. The important thing to remember is that HIV is not the only sexually transmitted infection out... Read more »

Joint / Muscle Pain w/ Fatigue and Swollen Lymph node

I'm a 32yo white male recently diagnosed HIV+ a couple of months ago. I appear to have a grip on this emotionally but I have not felt the same physically since I learned of my diagnosis. First of all, my T-Cells and Viral Load is currently 426...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,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 »
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Lymph Node Fibrosis, CD4 T Cells, and Immune Reconstitution

One of the less well-publicized consequences of thepersistent immune activation caused by HIV infection is a type of scarring damageto lymph tissues described as fibrosis. Some early studies of lymph nodes fromHIV-infected individuals reported... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors

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