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Superficial Inguinal Node Hiv

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Superficial cubital nodes

Dr., first let me thank you for the support and answers you provide us - it really helps people's lives and is wonderful.I am very confused regarding swollen lymph nodes. Where are the Superficial cubital or supratroclear lymph nodes located....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Epitrochlear nodes are above the 'bump' in the bone at the top of the elbow and are on the medial side (side closest to the trunk); antecubital nodes are in the inner bend of the elbow. Swollen lymph nodes means the actual node(s) is... Read more »

inguinal lymph node

I have a 2year old daughter that has palpable inguinal lymph nodes on her right side, since birth.... Read more »

Swollen inguinal nodes after sex with a prostitute

I had protected vaginal sex and unprotected oral (I received) with a prostitute. I tested for HIV... 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 »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

To Treat or Not To Treat ...

Let's say you have just received an HIV diagnosis, due to Pneumocystis pneumonia, a CD4 count of 120 and viral load at 260,000. Ask 100 doctors if you should be treated with antivirals (in addition to antibiotics and subsequent prophylaxis for the... Read more »
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HIV Treatment

Successful HIV treatment usually consists of at least three drugs from two different "classes," or types, of medications. Each class works differently, so that an HIV mutation that makes the virus resistant to one class won't make it resistant to... Read more »
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Inguinal lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous
I was just wondering how big the inguinal lymph nodes should be. I may have been infected (unprotected oral without ejaculation, and he fingered my rectum and may have had pre-semen on his fingers, and I noticed slight bleeding rectally from a torn... Read more »

Superficial Question

Posted by Anonymous
I realize taht many will feel this question is ridiculous and superficial but, the way I look at is, just because I am hiv+ doesn't mean I have to stop caring about my looks.

So teh question is, does anyone know if there are any special precautions... Read more »

Swollen/Painful Nodes and No HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've tested negative beyond three months, yet my groin and axilla (armpit) nodes remain swollen and tender. My exposure was high risk, and I did contract chlamydia from the exposure (treated months ago). The medic at the clinic assured me that the... Read more »

lymph nodes in groin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey. are the lymph nodes in the groin area palpable? i just started to "feel" my nodes to check if they were ok, and i noticed i could feel small little balls in my groin are. i think its pretty stupid those that say(if its greater than 1cm its... Read more »