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Lymph Nodes Swollen And Then Normal

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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 »

Lymh nodes

How big do the lymph nodes get when they are swollen? Is it normal to feel small (eraser size)... Read more »

MY LYMPH NODES AND MY HIV

HI Doc,i have been poz for about 4 years, my CD4 values are very good, cosistently around 600,my... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems will last more than a few days, and probably continue for... Read more »
The Well Project

Cancers

...disease) Lymphomas can be more advanced and difficult to treat in HIV-positive people, especially CNS lymphoma. Symptoms Swollen lymph nodes Fever, chills, sweats Weight loss Diagnosis Biopsy of affected lymph node More... Read more »
Project Inform

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 »
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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Lymph nodes - Benders, Blixer, Anyone please help

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I am completely freaked out right now about lymph nodes. I read everywhere that lymph nodes are not the best way to see if you're infected but I'm freaking and i need help. I've never had a test and my only expsure would have been 15 years ago;... Read more »

detecting swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How does it feel to have swollen lymph nodes? Are your lymph nodes always enlarged? Are they always tender to palpation? Do they change throughout the course of your infection? Read more »

F/&%$n lymph nodes...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...anyone give me some advice? Is this the size they usually get when the disease starts progressing? Or is this size considered normal? Read more »

Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...There is a great amount of reference made to Swollen Glands re HIV infection and diagnosis. Are swollen glands also painful ( as opposed to being tender to the touch ) ? Read more »