Swollen Lymph Nodes After Getting Fingered Worried I Have HIV
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Posted by mikeisworried, 1 ReplyHi 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCan you tell if your lymph nodes are swollen without touching them? Will it be difficult to breathe? I took a test at 6.5 weeks and felt good but now I have this terrible feeling around my neck like someone is choking me. Is this stress or... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI have lymph nodes in my groin that keep getting bigger. What is going on with me?! I was trying to remain calm and now I don't know that I can. This is agony. Would you lymph nodes keep getting bigger like that? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesQ for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes
I would like to know if when you have swollen glands in the neck are they sore or painless?
I just took the plunge and took my 2nd HIV testI am awaiting my results, which should be ready, this fri-sat.
I am... Read more »
Posted by kryce, 1 ReplyI'm still waiting to be tested...two more days and I can finally be done and over with this worry. But I wanted to know that if swollen lymph nodes with no symptoms is a sign of hiv/how severe it would have to be. It has been six months since i've... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I absolutely agree: your HIV risk is extremely low; however, I can't certify your WOO-HOO just yet. HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered to be conclusive. So you'll need to repeat that at three... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolEnlarged lymph nodes are part and parcel of HIV. These enlarged lymph nodes represent the body's attempt at fighting off the HIV virus. Usually there is "generalized lymphadenopathy"; what this means is that there are many swollen... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolI would seriously doubt that you have HIV infection given your repeated negative HIV tests and given no exposure since 1994. Lymph nodes under the armpit are very common. Even minor cuts and scratches on the arms can cause lymph node swelling.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Persistent weight loss and night sweats (even if without fever) is concerning to me. The fact that your CD4 count is in the normal range is reassuring, but this is deserving of your doctor's attention.In additional... Read more »
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