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Swollen Lymph Nodes After Getting Fingered Worried I Have HIV

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swollen lymph nodes - size of marbles

Hi there doctor,I recently started Atripla, and got undetectable in just 3 months - hurrah for that.Two weeks ago, I developed painfull swollen lymph nodes in my groin, both sides. They popped up in a couple of days... Now, i did have unsafe sex...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...out.If your CD4 count had been low prior to staring Atripla, this could be an immune reconstitution to something that grows in lymph nodes like TB, or histoplasmosis (or other fungal illness). Usually this would be accompanied by other symptoms... Read more »

10TH TIME..WRITING. pls reply ...especialy for the WORRIED people out there

hi Dr.Bob....this is my 10th time writing to u. from past 2 month .you never replied to my... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Should I worry? Please help

Posted by David99, 1 Reply
...I gave him oral and I was worried because it went deep and I had dry mouth from being nervous. Now I have been experiencing swollen lymph nodes on my body and I am worried it is the worst case scenario. One under my chin, one behind my ear, my... Read more »

Worried to death

Posted by moratorium, 2 Replies
...bone is). So I went to bed that night and had a high fever develop, and had chills, body aches, etc. I think I might have had swollen lymph nodes as well. I still was feverish throughout the next couple days (off and on, fever would break with a... Read more »

VERY WORRIED

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...as though I'd been working out in the gym, even though I hadn't been and tingling in my legs, arms and fingers. Some of my lymph nodes appear to be sllightly swollen and I have been getting some night sweats, not really bad ones, but on some... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...I've read that this type of peripheral neuropathy is very common during ARS and early HIV disease. I am not sure if I had any swollen lymph nodes in these areas during this time. I am not a doctor so I am not sure what is abnormal and have... Read more »