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Swollen Lymph Nodes After Sex With Hooker 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 »

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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 »

Flipping out. Sick of reading about symptoms...

Posted by countingdays, 1 Reply
...vaginal. One of these was particularly dodgy. Since then, I have been a complete basket case. I've had a few symptoms: fatigue, swollen lymph nodes in my armpits, and a swollen tongue/sores in my mouth. In my more rational moments, I can... Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...but now this is making me worried about my HIV results. Anyone know how common is it to get a false positive on a HEP C test? Also, my doctor mentioned that although the HIV test hadn't come in yet, if it did come back positive they're usually... Read more »

to deb

Posted by Anonymous
...depressed... dunno wut to do, if worry about hiv still or not, wut else could be causing these ugly bruises. oh and also ive gotten a swollen lymph node in my armpit and between my legs. the one between my legs has gone, but the one in my armpit... Read more »