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Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi please help, i am getting very worried.

I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »

Can lymph nodes be swollen and sore seven days

Posted by Tyne2011, 1 Reply
I may have been exposed to HIV a week ago. I took combivir at hr 60, then added kalestra three days later. I think my groin nodes are swollen and sore. Does this make sense ? Please, any advice is appreciated. TY. Read more »

Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

I would like to know if when you have swollen glands in the neck are they sore or painless?


I just took the plunge and took my 2nd HIV testI am awaiting my results, which should be ready, this fri-sat.

I am... Read more »

Can messing with your lymph nodes make them sore?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know...sounds like a stupid question Im sure!

Im just so paranoid about this "swollen lymph node" symptom. I think Im MAKING mine hurt and swell! (If thats possible) I think I push around on them every 15 minutes!! And its only one side thats... Read more »

groin lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
My glands are swollen now due to strep throat and an ear infection. I mentioned to the doc that I found nodes in my groin that were small -pea sized- and he said they should not be felt in healthy induviduals.
They have been there for about a month.... Read more »
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Sore lymph nodes

I think I was exposed to HIV seven days ago. My lymph nodes in my groin and above my breasts are sore. Does it make sense to have a reaction so quickly? I am terrified. I started PEP at 60 hrs, Combivir for three days then Kalestra was added. ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are doing everything correct with starting PreP and the symptoms you are experiencing may be from the medications. It is too soon for HIV symptoms to appear. I would check with the health care provider who prescribed the medications for you to... Read more »

Swollen and sore lymph nodes in groin and neck.

I am concerned about some symptoms that arose after intercourse considered low risk: I did unprotected oral sex on a girl and also inserted my finger into her vagina. About five days later I had a bubo in the groin, slightly aching Two weeks later...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I regret I am not qualified to answer medical questions. My field is benefits and workplace issues. You should ask one of the medical personnel on this panel.... Read more »

Lymph Nodes and Sore Throat

Hello,I have been on Atripla for just under a month. Diagnosed 1.5 years ago, most recent labs prior to starting HAART were cd4 1018, VL 11,764. Since beginning treatment, I have noticed an intermittent sore throat with painful swelling of my neck...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A subset of patients develop swollen sometimes painful lymph node swelling after starting effective HIV treatment. That occurs perhaps due to immune reconstitution. Intercurrent infections (viral, strep throat) can occur so an evaluation by your HIV... Read more »

one day sore throat with swollen lymph nodes

Hi I am a male who had protected vaginal sex and received unprotected oral sex from a sex worker in Taiwan a bit more than 7 weeks ago. I woke up yesterday with a mild sore throat which worsen until the night. I noticed swollen lymph nodes on my...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I agree with you that the risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. If you are concerned, I would get tested. By 7 weeks standard antibody tests will be relatively accurate. 7 weeks out would be late for ARS. take care,LHW... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Decreased HIV in Circumcised Males Not Caused By Reduction of STI Sores

The decreased incidence of HIV infections in males who were circumcised is not primarily due to a reduction in sores from conditions such as herpes, according to a PLoS Medicine study that analyzed "data from 2 clinical trials including more than... Read more »