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Is Hiv Possible Without Swollen Nodes

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HIV+ Female genitalia (Lymph nodes) tender swollen dark spots

I'm white HIV+ female for over 6 years and am having swollen lymph nodes on my upper genitals, the spots are tender and turned dark. What is happening and will this change back to the normal color?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The course of what happens to the described lymph nodes depends on the cause. An evaluation/biopsy would often be helpful at sorting out the diagnosis and whether any treatment would Read more »

swollen lymph nodes and HIV

Hi just a query . I have recently tested HIV positive but have also had swollen lymph nodes in my... Read more »

HIV with Swollen Lymph Node on Left Facial Cheek

I am caregiver to a friend who has been HIV+ for 17 yrs. He recently has an attack of herpes in the... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...complex response that results when your body attacks germs or repairs damaged tissue. A simple example of it is the redness, swelling and soreness that emerges around a cut as it's healing. For your immune system to repair the damage and clear... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

... What Does "AIDS" Mean? How Do You Get AIDS? What Happens if I'm HIV Positive? How Do I Know if I Have AIDS? Is There a Cure for AIDS? For More Information What Does "AIDS" Mean? Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...pressure is applied to them (unlike bruises) May resemble "blood blisters" (lesion involves growth of blood vessels) May be swelling around lesion (lymphedema) Oral cavity (inside of mouth): Trouble eating and swallowing ... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...clarithromycin are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. A rare side effect is hearing loss. Azithromycin may also cause swelling of the blood vessels and liver damage. Ethambutol can cause nausea and vomiting. It may lead to impaired... Read more »
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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 »

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? Read more »

Swollen/Painful Nodes and No HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...were a reaction to the STD and would gradually disappear. But they haven't I want to move on from the constant concern over HIV, but the ongoing discomfort of the nodes keeps me worried. I keep hatching the "what if the virus is 'hiding' in my... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »