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Persistent Swollen Lymph Node 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 »

Persistent swollen lymph node

I have a persistent hard & painlesd lymph node under my left ear since December, 2013. What... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes in neck

i have had swollen lymph nodes in neck i also sometimes have a runny nose i have had it for 2... Read more »
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HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study to determine why antiretrovirals (ARVs) are effective for treating HIV infection, allowing patients to live longer, but do not cure the infection. The study by Timothy Schacker,... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lymph Node Fibrosis, CD4 T Cells, and Immune Reconstitution

One of the less well-publicized consequences of thepersistent immune activation caused by HIV infection is a type of scarring damageto lymph tissues described as fibrosis. Some early studies of lymph nodes fromHIV-infected individuals reported... Read more »
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Aging and HIV

Introduction Non-AIDS Events The Consequences of Low-Level, Persistent HIV Aging and HIV and the Immune System Research Is Needed Introduction As a result of tremendous community outcry for more attention to the topic of aging and HIV,... Read more »
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HIV Replication and Persistence in T Follicular Helper Cells

Following up on the recent post on T follicular helper cells(TFH) , a study published on December 17th in the Journal of Experimental Medicine reports that TFH represent a major site of HIV replication andpersistence. The finding is not... Read more »
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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 »

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 THIS? I THOUGHT LYMPH NODES AND THE REST OF THE SYPTOMS WENT AWAY... Read more »

persistent swollen glands?

Posted by hivinform, 1 Reply
My lymph nodes have been swollen, one in my neck and one in my groin for the past 8 months. This happened after a high risk encounter.they are not huge but you can feel them is their any other reason your glands could be swollen for up to a year? Read more »

Swollen Lymph Nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How do you know your Lymph nodes are swollen in your neck, armpit, and groin? Are the swollen nodes visable to the eye or do you have to feel for them? Will swollen nodes in the neck make your neck stiff without having a sore throat or difficulty... Read more »