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Lymph Nodes Systemic And Non Systemic

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AIDS InfoNet

Lymphoma

...deaths of people with HIV. Approximately 10% of people with HIV may eventually develop NHL. How Is NHL Diagnosed? NHL tumors can occur in the bone, abdomen, liver, brain or other parts of the body. The first signs of NHL are swollen lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, and weight loss of more than 10%. These symptoms occur with several AIDS-related illnesses. If health care providers cannot find another cause for these symptoms, they will...
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swollen lymph nodes in armpit

Hello,I had protected sex with someone who put the condom on me. One week later I had swollen lymph node in my right armpit which went away in 2 days. I also had light pain in right pelvis area and prickly feeling in the right foot. This too went...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I am not aware of any cases of HIV having been transmitted by contact from the hand of an infected person to the genitals of another. If you used a condom for the sexual contact, this makes the risk of HIV having been transmitted extremely low,... Read more »

Swollen glands in someone with HIV

Im hiv poz and not on arvs. My cd4 count is 494 and viral load is 13 000. I have developed swollen glands on my neck.What treatment is effective for swollen glands?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...underlying infection (such as a tooth abscess or gum infection) then treating the underlying infection can result in shrinkage of the swollen lymph node. For HIV related lymph node infection in someone with a CD4 count in your range, the nodes... Read more »

confussed about lymph gland symptoms

HELLO, PLEASE ANSWER THIS. I AM CONFUSSED ABOUT LYMPH GLAND SYMPTOMS. I READ A RECENT ANSWER FROM YOU THAT HIV SYMPTOMS USUALLY TAKE 5-10 YRS TO APPEAR. DOES THIS INCLUDE THE SWOLLEN GLANDS?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...When we talk about HIV-related problems, this does not include swollen lymph nodes, it includes things like thrush, weight loss, oral hairy leukoplakia, etc. Many many illnesses are accompanied by swollen lymph Read more »

What exactly do "swollen glands" mean? How soon after a new HIV infection can swollen glands appear?

There is a lot of talk about how "swollen glands" are common in HIV'ers at ANY time during infection, even during the asymptomatic period and AFTER acute retroviral syndrome . Is this true?Does this mean that it is possible or "normal" for swollen...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...including after just a few days. So swollen glands can certainly start setting in by 3 months, and in fact, set in much earlier! Swollen lymph nodes are a sign that the body is trying to fight off infections. They are often a good sign (see my... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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Swollen Glands

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...In early HIV infection, when the lymph nodes are swollen, could it be just one in the neck swollen or would it usually affect the lymph nodes all over the body? Any HIVers Read more »

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 Read more »

Help w/HIV & lymph node/cancer info...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...doesn't hurt or bother me at all. It only hurt when he pushed way deep inside at the lymph node itself. It's also the only swollen lymph node on my body (which I've been reading on the net is more worrisome for some reason than having a set of... Read more »

What do Swollen lymph Nodes feel Like??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What do Swollen lymph Nodes Feel Like??, Can people with Hiv always feel them or do they just come around during ars and then go down?, I think I feel something Read more »