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Persistent Lymph Nodes In Neck

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Persistent Swollen Lymph Nodes

Hi, Dr., I have swollen lymph nodes around my neck and my groin area for several years. Usually they appear to be 2-3 nodes on each side about the size of pea (2 cm in diameter). Sometimes if I didn't have enough sleep, I got painful nodes. I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Swollen lymph nodes are a very nonspecific sign, and can result from many different infections or diseases.... Read more »

Lymph node on the neck

Hi doc, am HIV+ for 6 yrs not on ARV has a lyphm node stationed on right side under chin for 2 yrs... Read more »

small lymph node in neck

I was told by my PCP that I had a small lymph node which was small but palpable. It has been there... Read more »
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HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

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persistent swollen nodes

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
after my high-risk encounter 9 weeks ago, i still have swollen nodes (since week 2) in the neck and groin. 3 weeks ago the doc put me on antibiotics for sinunitis and laryngitus. i finished the anitbiotics a week ago, but the nodes perisist. the... 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 enlarged lymph nodes or the carotid sinus? The one on the right is larger than on the... Read more »

lymph nodes in neck...can people tell?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

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 people actually see that your neck's lymph nodes are actually swollen?

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lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
after exposure I had lymph nodes on top of lymph nodes in my neck
can anyone that is hiv positive remember what kind of lymph nodes they had ? and mine were non-tender and very big. Read more »