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Lump On The Neck With Hiv

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Neck lumps

Hello,I have had one small lump (size of a pea) in the side of my neck for about 5 years and it hasn't changed at all, but now I'm noticing at least one more very close to it as well as one in the back of my neck also on the left side and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Palpable lymph nodes (often pea sized) in the neck are common in the general population and generally more common in HIV+ persons. Recommend you see your primary care doctor for general evaluation. KH... Read more »

lumps in neck

Hi. Im CD4 350 and VL 60,000. Im travelling in bolivia at the mo so dont have access to decent... Read more »

Neck Lumps

I have 2 lumps on the right handside of my neck, they aren't that painful but I can feel they... Read more »
Articles
Test Positive Aware Network

Banishing Chipmunk Cheeks and Bullfrog Neck

Some people experienced facial wasting as a result of HIV treatment, others got a fat face. Nelson Vergel had the swollen glands on the side of his face that made it look bigger. Vergel, a treatment activist who started as an advocate of exercise... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Surgery Savvy For PWAs

The "buffalo hump" on the back of your neck is now too large to ignore. It's time to get something done. And you sure aren't about to discontinue the ritonavir cocktail that raised your T-cells, suppressed your viral load, and brought you, well,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Professor Poz

Photo: John Phillips . One of the first things you notice about Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco, 47, is the multicoloured fish tattoo on his neck. In his early twenties, getting inked was his way of side-stepping a boring, conventional life. "The... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Switching HIV Drugs Fat Loss in the Face Temporary Facial Fillers Permanent Facial Fillers Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

neck lymph node

Posted by Anonymous
I was wondering what the lymph nodes in the neck would feel like. I can feel hard lumps just under the corner of my jaw and can feel my pulse in them. Are these enlarged lymph nodes or the carotid sinus? The one on the right is larger than on the... Read more »

Stiff necks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I read in some web sites that HIV specialists usually ask first time patients if they had stiff necks, Is this a symptom of ARS??? I got a bad stiff neck and flu like symptoms soon after. I always thought that it was just how I slept. Oh no. I... Read more »

BUMPS on chest and NECK for 3 months-- PLZ HELP

Posted by finallyfindigout
Hi everyone, I have another post up but am driving myself crazy here regarding these small bumps that keep popping up on my chest and neck-- derm said I had scabies a month ago, which I treated for and that these bumps were post-scabetic nodules- I... Read more »