Swollen Lymph Nodes After Rubbing Penis 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 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 »
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 RepliesCan a swollen lymph node be a sign of ars? I was have a 2 Elisa tests both negatives at two and three months(12 weeks) after risk, but at four month the lymph node turn up in my neck (no mores symptoms, no fevers)....I'm in the 6 months after risk... Read more »
Posted by Lumano1, 2 RepliesHello everyone,
I have had a relatively low risk exposure about 7 weeks ago, and since then have done several tests including DNA/PCR,DUO and rapid HIV TEST,all came back negative.
Though my worry is I have had a couple of swollen lymph nodes in the... Read more »
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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 »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineIt sounds like you may be experiencing gynecomastia, which is swelling (and sometimes, tenderness) of breast tissue that men have as well as women. Usually it's a benign process, but since men can get breast cancer too I usually send men with... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.Having generalized enlarged lymph nodes is not uncommon among persons with HIV infection, particularly among those who are not on antiretroviral therapy. The size of the nodes tends to decrease once treatment has been... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there,Your swollen lymph node is not HIV related. Symptoms related to a recent HIV infection appear as a cluster of symptoms. You would not experience just one symptom. If the pain and swelling do not go down with a day or two then I would... Read more »
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