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Lymph Nodes Enlarge At 8 Weeks

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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.

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Hello and 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... Read more »

enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that I have a painful lymph node under my right armpit. I went to my Doc... Read more »

enlarged/swollen lymph nodes

two questions:1.Does everybody have enlarged/swollen lymph nodes during/after ARS or is it possible... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Lymph Node Fibrosis, CD4 T Cells, and Immune Reconstitution

One of the less well-publicized consequences of thepersistent immune activation caused by HIV infection is a type of scarring damageto lymph tissues described as fibrosis. Some early studies of lymph nodes fromHIV-infected individuals reported... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study to determine why antiretrovirals (ARVs) are effective for treating HIV infection, allowing patients to live longer, but do not cure the infection. The study by Timothy Schacker,... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Intelence (Etravirine) Label Updated to Reflect Dosing Data Through 48 Weeks

On November 24, 2009, FDA approved revisions to the INTELENCE (etravirine) labeling to include updated results through 48 weeks of dosing for the two Phase 3 trials TMC125-C206 and TMC125-C216 in treatment-experienced patients. This constitutes the... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Sixty to 65% of Treatment-Experienced Patients on a Regimen With Darunavir + Etravirine Undetectable at 24 Weeks: An Interview With Anthony Mills, M.D.

Listen (3.5MB, 8.5 min.) Dr. Mills, could you talk me through the DUET 1 ,2 slides? Absolutely. The DUET was a study that we started just over a year ago now, and the whole purpose of the study was to provide two new fully functional... Read more »
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enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I noticed enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple.. I have the same under my chin .. this week is 8th week.. isn't it too late for ars?..


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Enlarged Lymph Node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About 4 years ago I was sexually active with a few people, some of them being unprotected. Since then I have been totally petrified of possibly being HIV positive. Every day I feel like I have another symptom. However, I do have a huge lymph node... Read more »

Can you make your lymph nodes swell from touching?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know if you can make your lymph nodes swell by constantly checking them? I am very scared because I have swollen nodes behind my ears 6 weeks after a possible exposure. If anyone knows anything about this I would appreciate thier input. Read more »

Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone

I have a question regarding lymph nodes in armpits. With HIV, is it normal for one armpit node to be enlarged, or is it more likely to be in both armpit? Read more »