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Lymph Nodes Pain Or No Pain

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very painful swollen lymph node in groin

I've had a painful swollen lymph node in my groin for about 2 weeks. My doctor prescribed me bactrum, which didn't clear it up or help any! It is actually feeling worse..I was also prescribed ciprofloxacin (spelling?) by an emergency room dr. I've...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In the setting of known HIV infection a swollen node in the groin can be related to an infection in the genital or rectal area. A good examination and history with appropriate lab/blood tests is usual the first step in sorting that out. Your HIV... Read more »

swollen, hard and painful lymph nodes

My husband is on meds for Hiv for last three years and his cd4 count is very good and viral load is... Read more »

Joint / Muscle Pain w/ Fatigue and Swollen Lymph node

I'm a 32yo white male recently diagnosed HIV+ a couple of months ago. I appear to have a grip on... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...these cases, these symptoms should be brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Disseminated disease can lead to bone, brain or skin infections, or cause painful joints. Signs of MAC include swollen abdominal lymph nodes, usually on only one side of the body, and an enlarged liver and spleen. Coughing and wheezing are less... Read more »
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An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...muscle pain and weakness, pain and tingling in the hands and feet, nausea, nervousness, sinus problems, skin warts, stomach pain, swollen glands, trouble sleeping and weight loss. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or... Read more »
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Gynecological Problems

...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 various... Read more »
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Lymph Nodes - Painful or Not?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...someone is HIV+, then they should definitely know... The Doc at http://www.hopkins-aids.edu/ keeps on saying that HIV-related lymph nodes, unless there's an OI, a malignancy or something like that are painless, and non-tender, i.e. they shouldn't... Read more »

Painful swollen lymph nodes...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If HIV was causing painful swollen nodes would it only effect one area or all nodes generally? I have painful, tender nodes in my groin but I cannot identify them in my arm pits or neck area. Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello....wierd question, how do I tell if the lymph nodes in my armpit are swollen? I am having some discomfort in that area and didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at Read more »

Lymph node pain,swelling, and bruising

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you were exposed to hiv would you have the following symptoms? Swelling, bruising and pain in your lymph nodes by your elbows and behind your knees? I am experiencing pain in my left elbow area on top of my arm. Also, pain, swelling, and Read more »