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Lymph Node Enlargement 8 Weeks After Exposure

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enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that my right axilliary lymph node was wnlarged. On Tuesday i went to see my doc who confirmed the enlargement and she ordered a chest x-ray and ct scan. I had the x-ray done on wednesday and got the results on firday which...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...thanks for your post.It's good to hear that your follow up tests (chest XR and CT) were normal. The concern in HIV+ persons with enlarged lymph nodes ("glands") is that they could represent things other than the more common infections (including... Read more »

Fellow Rochesterian please I need your expertise

Hi Dr. Bob I have donated am a fellow Rochesterian writing once more:I have been shuffled... Read more »
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AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...exposure to the virus. This illness, called Acute HIV Syndrome, may include fever, headache, tiredness, nausea, diarrhea and enlarged lymph nodes (organs of the immune system that can be felt in the neck, armpits and groin). These symptoms... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...weeks. Within one week to six months after the sore heals, symptoms of secondary syphilis may occur. These symptoms include swollen lymph glands, a rash especially noticeable on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, and painless sores on... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook... Read more »
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this is what freaks me out

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...the like. I think following you carefully to see if things return to normal is important, and there are a number of causes of swollen lymph nodes which will improve. I think you can likely exclude HIV though. Good luck Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.... Read more »

does any one know where to send blood

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 6 Replies
I need to know if anyone knows where to get tested for type O and N or any other weird strains of HIV I have many symptoms but continue to test negative even though I have stuff like persistent oral thrush, OHL Epstein bar low testosterone vitamin ... Read more »

Possibility of HIV transmission

Posted by Anonymous
...with a female prostitute. I recieved oral with a condom and intercourse was protected as well. A week and a half later I had an enlarged lymph node in my groin area. All the STD screenings came back normal and the inflammation went away a week... Read more »

This is not thrustworthy I would say.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Clinical Status - AP (November 23, 1999) http://www.thebody.com/cgi/treat_ans/12532Lab.html Question: Dear Doctor, I have had enlarged lymph nodes all over my body for almost two years after a high risk exposure, they were very tender for... Read more »