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Swollen Area Under Armpit And Hiv

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swollen lymph nodes in armpit , neck, chest area.

Hello, about 5 months ago the lymph nodes from my ear down my neck have swollen and gone back down a few different times and I didnt' think much about it. However about 2 months ago I notice the lymph nodes in my armpit, on the same side as my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Lymph node swelling can be due to a large number of disease processes, including a range of infections and cancer (lymphoma). In addition to a scan there are a number of blood tests (called "serologies") for various types of infections... 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 »

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 »
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How can I identify a swollen gland (armpit)?!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had an exposure 1.5 months ago with a guy that knew he was HIV + but didnt tell me anything until yesterday... I did not use a condom... I think I may have a little swelling in my armpits... Does anybody know how to identify if this is happening?... Read more »

When will the swollen nodes appear after HIV infection?

Posted by esia501, 1 Reply
I've totally stopped from doing free sex for about a year. Lately i've had fatigue, diarrhea for three weeks (weight is not decreasing at all), feeling wanna vomit/nausea, joint aching. I wonder when will the lymph nodes swollen when HIV infected in... Read more »

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 »

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 test, so im just not sure? Currently I... Read more »