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Information About Painful Swollen Lymph Nodes

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swollen lymph nodes and HIV

Hi just a query . I have recently tested HIV positive but have also had swollen lymph nodes in my groin armpits neck (front and back) for about 4 years and currently have around 20 swollen nodes. I am just wondering if this is normal with HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sorry to hear about your recent HIV-positive diagnosis. Adenopathy (swollen lymph nodes) occurs in approximately 75% of folks who have primary HIV infection. It's generalized and not painful in most cases. Feel free 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 »

Is it possible that I caught new strain of HIV from Singapore and it's undetectable?

Dr. Bob - I have been reading the forum for the longtime and I really need your help. This is my... 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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...muscle pain and weakness, pain and tingling in the hands and feet, nausea, nervousness, sinus problems, skin warts, stomach pain, swollen glands, trouble sleeping and weight loss. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Disseminated disease can lead to bone, brain or skin infections, or cause painful joints. Signs of MAC include swollen abdominal lymph nodes, usually on only one side of the body, and an enlarged liver and spleen. Coughing and wheezing are less... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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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lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a test at 6 weeks and it was negative. now my lymph nodes in muy groin are swollen and hurting. other than that i feel fine. i was so sure i was ok, until this! Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...symmetric and affects both parts of the body equally. Let me remind you that it occurs in only about 8% of those undergoing ARS. Swollen lymph nodes, same as swollen lymph glands, (lymphadenopathy) are indeed common in this case. If you are a... Read more »

sign of seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that this process is finished ? would that be ...body irratation (very slightly needle pain feeling) + very slightly painful swollen lymph node under the armpit ? Tks Read more »

Just read an article...

Posted by Anonymous
...I was reading up on some information of lymph nodes and came up with this: When a person develops swollen lymph nodes, they are often painless. On the other hand, in the case of lymphadenitis - which involves inflammation of the lymph glands, Read more »