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Swollen Area Under Armpit And Hiv

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HIV related swelling

l have a 2 year old daughter who is on medication for HIV we both tested positive last year after she was continually getting ill we decided to get tested. Her face and armpits are swollen a little bit the swelling on the face is just before the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Good questions. Certain HIV medications can increase fat in abdominal area so I recommend a review of the situation with her HIV specialist. Some of the Read more »

Swollen Nodes in Groin & Armpit?

Hi Dr. Bob:I am a 31 year-old married male. I have had numerous sexual exploits in my life and... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes in armpit

Hello,I had protected sex with someone who put the condom on me. One week later I had swollen lymph... Read more »
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Fuzeon

... Common Name: enfuvirtide or T-20 Brand Name: Fuzeon Class: HIV fusion inhibitor (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: One subcutaneous (under the skin) injection of 90 mg (1 ml) Read more »
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Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello....wierd question, how do I tell if the lymph nodes in my armpit are swollen? I am having some discomfort in that area and didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at 2 months with a quick blood 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... Read more »

Question about swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, Where exactly do you guys feel swollen nodes in your bodies? By swollen, do you mean they can be seen or felt? I can never figure out where to feel for these. Appreciate Read more »

Nodes? Where are they?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, Everybody keeps telling about swelling neck nodes. Where are they and how do I know they are swollen? Read more »