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Swelling Lymph Nodes Primary Hiv

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Lymph node Swelling

After primary HIV infection on average how long do Lymph Glands stay swollen? It has now been 5 weeks after possible exposure and my lymph glands in the genital area are still slightly swollen although not as much as they were primarily. The Doctor...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Swollen lymph nodes in the inguinal region can be enlarged for many different reasons and are very common. I would suggest continuing to work with your health care provider on discerning their cause.... Read more »

Virus Confined to Lymph Nodes in Primary Infection?

Dear Dr. Holodniy, I had a high risk exposure (receptive anal intercourse/condom break) with a... Read more »

lymph node swelling-- HIV vs non-HIV enlargement

If nodal enlargement is because of HIV, all the nodes around the body should have the same chance... 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 »
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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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Primary HIV Infection

What Is Primary HIV Infection? How Do I Know if I Have Primary HIV Infection? What Are the Most Common Symptoms of Primary HIV Infection? Does Everyone Have These Symptoms? How Severe Will the Symptoms Be? If I Think I'm Experiencing Primary... Read more »
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Lymph node pain,swelling, and bruising

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you were exposed to hiv would you have the following symptoms? Swelling, bruising and pain in your lymph nodes by your elbows and behind your knees? I am experiencing pain in my left elbow area on top of my arm. Also, pain, swelling, and... Read more »

Can you make your lymph nodes swell from touching?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know if you can make your lymph nodes swell by constantly checking them? I am very scared because I have swollen nodes behind my ears 6 weeks after a possible exposure. If anyone knows anything about this I would appreciate thier input. Read more »

Lymph Node Swelling

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
when they talk about lymph node swelling, is it visible or what kind of pain is involved and is it in all places or just restricted to certain parts of the body?with this would you have fever or any other signs? thanks and hope to hear from someone... Read more »

Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl about three months ago and I recently started to have swollen lymph nodes on just one side of my neck behind my ear. It was the weirdest thing ever because i read about how thic could be a symptom and I began to... Read more »