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Lymph Nodes On The Neck Only

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Had Lymph nodes in my neck and tested + CD4 count 585

Dear doctor, i have just been diagnosed with HIV and my CD4 count is 585. I first had the lymph nodes in my neck and i got scared and paniced. Is there anything i can take to get rid of these. I have delevoped these because i had a financial stress...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Diagnosis of HIV is done by having a positive screening test through an Elisa. This must be confirmed with a Western blot, which also looks for antibody to HIV but must show multiple antibodies to different parts of the virus in order to be... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes in neck

i have had swollen lymph nodes in neck i also sometimes have a runny nose i have had it for 2... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes and neck pain

I am a recently-diagnosed HIV+ mother of five, still reeling from the news. Am on... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis Can Attack the Liver in HIV-Positive Men

...began on the palms of his hands and soles of his feet but later spread to his torso. A physical exam revealed that he had swollen lymph nodes in his neck. Laboratory analysis of his blood samples showed that levels of liver enzymes in the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Immune System

...lymph nodes are found in the neck, armpits and groin. Sometimes when you have an infection you can feel what people often call "swollen glands" in your neck. These are not actually glands at all, but rather your lymph nodes responding to the... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

...membranes that protect the openings of the body (e.g., the mouth and throat). These cells capture and carry invaders to the lymph nodes or spleen. Macrophages (their name comes from Latin and means "big eaters") protect different organs,... 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 in neck...can people tell?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I was wondering if your lymph nodes are swollen in your neck area, can people tell that are are going through an infection. We know that they can feel, but can 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 Read more »

Swollen lymph node after unprotected sex

Posted by mojo999, 1 Reply
...Please help, I had an unprotected sex with a lady a week ago stupidly and I developed a swollen lymph node in my upper neck (under my jaw) 2 days ago. My vision is slightly blurry as I have just discovered today, I have spoken to her Read more »

How do you know what is a swollen lymph node?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have read many people saying that they have swollen lymph node. How can someone know they have a swollen lymph node in the neck or groin, for example? How does it feel. Can it actually hurt Read more »