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How Long Do The Lymph Nodes Swell During Ars

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Lymph Nodes and ARS

I had a risky exposure recently and I am extremely worried about my lymphadenopathy.It is my understanding that symptoms (ARS) can start showing within 2 weeks after exposure to HIV.My question is specifically with regards to lymph nodes:1. Is...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes, swollen lymph nodes can be a feature of acute HIV. You should get HIV tested and explain your recent exposure to the clinicians so they can direct proper testing. DW... Read more »

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Lymph node how long???

Posted by Anonymous
Please if one has swollen lymph nodes due to ARS, how long (for how many weeks) will the noodes vanish. Or will they continue to swell for long time?

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Lymph Node Swelling

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
when they talk about lymph node swelling, is it visible or what kind of pain is involved and is it in all places or just restricted to certain parts of the body?with this would you have fever or any other signs? thanks and hope to hear from someone... Read more »

LYMPH NODES

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW LONG LYMPH NODES STAY SWOLLEN AFTER INITIAL INFECTION. I HAVE GOTTEN MANY CONFLICTING ANSWERS ON THE NET, AND FROM THE CDC HOTLINE.

THANKS

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lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question about lymph nodes --> If nodes are swollen due to HIV, how long do they stay swollen for? weeks? months? Thanks in advance!

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