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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 am 22...
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 »

Swollen lymph nodes

Hello Dr.Bob. I have a question to ask. I'm hiv positive since March ' 07. I choose to be on meds... Read more »

persistent swollen glands

A couple of questions about "persistent swollen glands" please. First off when does this normally... 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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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 »
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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 »
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Persisent Symptoms vs. Tests

Posted by Warren1234, 2 Replies
I had a sexual encounter 12/02/09 protected receptive anal with a question of condom integrity. A week later symptoms of sore throat and groin and underarm swelling ensued. Swelling in underarms continues 3 months later. I have tested a lot: pcr... Read more »

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 Read more »

Swollen Glands

Posted by Sam34yo, 6 Replies
...until my VL reaches a set point... which could be several months away. He suggests there is nothing he can do about the very swollen glands. There isn't much talk of swollen glands in this forum. Is anyone else experiencing this? Has their doctor... Read more »

SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... I READ SOMEWHERE ON THE WEB THAT IF YOU HAVE LYMPH NODES THAT ARE SWOLLEN FOR AT LEAST THREE MONTHS YOU SHOULD GET TESTED FOR HIV. IS THIS TRUE? HAS ANYONE ELSE READ OR HEARD ABOUT Read more »