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Painful Swollen Lymph Nodes In Back Of Head Hurt

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Swollen Glands?

Dr. Frascino- I was diagnosed over 14 months ago-and a few months after got this lump on the lower part of the back of my head (to the right of the occiputal). Anyway my docs said it was just a swollen gland. However; this would get big and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can swell due to other reasons, such as scalp infections. If it flares up again, see your doctor while it's still swollen and painful and impress upon him the level of your discomfort. Ask for a referral for a second opinion if he continues to... 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 »

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... 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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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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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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Peripheral Neuropathy

...send sensations to the brain. Sometimes, PN is damage to the coating of nerve fibers (myelin). This affects the transmission of pain signals to the brain. PN can be a minor nuisance or a disabling weakness. It is usually a feeling of pins and... Read more »
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Swollen lymph gland

Posted by goguy00, 2 Replies
...started meds. My Dr. really passed it off each visit that I brought it up. He said if it didn't get bigger, or stay in constant pain then it was nothing to worry about. Though when he or I examined and pressed on it, I found it hurt and bothered... 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 »

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 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 »