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Swollen Lymph Nodes And Arv

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Reactive lymph nodes in neck - should I start ARV's

Hi, I have been HIV+ for 14 years not on ARV's. last CD4 was919 and VL 7500. Generally been a slow progressor. Had biopsy done on gland and come back negative for NHL & HL and Tick bite fever(I live in South Africa). But was told that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Interesting and important situation. In South Africa need to be alert to possibilty of TB -I assume that has been carefully checked? For persons with modest viral loads and CD4 counts > 500 the benefit of starting HIV treatment still being... Read more »

you said lymph nodes are common; what if just one lymph node is swollen

in your reply to someone you said that lymph nodes are very common in hiv infected people. what... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes

hello. if you have swollen lymph nodes do they hurt? and if the ones in your neck are swollen do... Read more »
Articles
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study to determine why antiretrovirals (ARVs) are effective for treating HIV infection, allowing patients to live longer, but do not cure the infection. The study by Timothy Schacker,... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lymph Node Fibrosis, CD4 T Cells, and Immune Reconstitution

One of the less well-publicized consequences of thepersistent immune activation caused by HIV infection is a type of scarring damageto lymph tissues described as fibrosis. Some early studies of lymph nodes fromHIV-infected individuals reported... Read more »
HIV i-Base

ARV Pipeline: Long-Acting Formulations of Rilpivirine, GSK-744 and Nanoformulations

A useful poster discussion focused on long-acting (LA) formulations that are in early stages of development, some of which appear to be prioritised for use for prevention rather than treatment. 1 This session included an introduction by Marta... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Treatment Is Prevention: ARV Treatment in HPTN-052 Reduces Transmission by at Least 96%: Single Transmission in Treatment Arm Occurred Prior to Viral Suppression

Four of the six oral presentations in the "Treatment is prevention: the proof is here" session reported on the results from HPTN 052. 1 This study had been unblinded four years earlier than planned due to a review by the data and safety monitoring... Read more »
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Swollen Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When someone has swollen lymph nodes, do they appear in just one spot or all over the body?
I am not sure how swollen lymph nodes would look like, where do they appear? How do they resemble? Are they like insire bies, causing a raised swelling in the... Read more »

What are swollen lymph nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are exactly swollen lymph nodes? How do they feel?
Please I need the info (preferably from someone who has gone through it)
Thanks in advance, and God bless you

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swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous
When you say swollen lymph nodes, does it mean that it is usually swollen throughout the entire time you experience ARS or it does not follow, I know a lot of people experience the symptoms differently, I guess want to know what usually happens

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What do Swollen lymph Nodes feel Like??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What do Swollen lymph Nodes Feel Like??, Can people with Hiv always feel them or do they just come around during ars and then go down?, I think I feel something under my jaw on my left side., Not noticeable, only if I look for it., Is that normal? I... Read more »