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Swollen Lymph Nodes And Sore Throat

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Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi 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 »

Swollen Lymph Nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How do you know your Lymph nodes are swollen in your neck, armpit, and groin? Are the swollen nodes visable to the eye or do you have to feel for them? Will swollen nodes in the neck make your neck stiff without having a sore throat or difficulty... Read more »

Can lymph nodes be swollen and sore seven days

Posted by Tyne2011, 1 Reply
I may have been exposed to HIV a week ago. I took combivir at hr 60, then added kalestra three days later. I think my groin nodes are swollen and sore. Does this make sense ? Please, any advice is appreciated. TY. Read more »

swollen lymph nodes

Posted by lkeller4u, 1 Reply
How can I tell if I have swollen lymph nodes in my armpits. My armpits seem a little puffy or swollen but there is nothing sticking out and it doesnt hurt. I can feel a bunch of little round things inside though. It has been six weeks since I had... Read more »

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 »
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one day sore throat with swollen lymph nodes

Hi I am a male who had protected vaginal sex and received unprotected oral sex from a sex worker in Taiwan a bit more than 7 weeks ago. I woke up yesterday with a mild sore throat which worsen until the night. I noticed swollen lymph nodes on my...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I agree with you that the risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. If you are concerned, I would get tested. By 7 weeks standard antibody tests will be relatively accurate. 7 weeks out would be late for ARS. take care,LHW... Read more »

Mild sore throat and swollen lymph node

I have read many many posts on this site and appreciate all the support and advice this group is providing. Short story: I'm a male 44 , had a sexual encounter with a sex worker of unknown status (refused to be tested with the oral kit); I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Your risk was low. HIV transmission was unlikely, but if you need to test for peace if mind, you may do so at 28 days, and then a final test at 90. As for your sore throat, it could be any number of things. I would suggest working with your... Read more »

Swollen Lymph Nodes and rash in throat

I have had tiny pink bumps (like a rash) in the back of my throat and swollen lymph nodes since the end of October 2000. My throat is not sore, but I sometimes have tingling sensation and pressure in my throat. The small bumps in my throat are...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Swollen,Anything is possible, but after two negative tests I would assume you are fine. Continue to practice safe sex and you will have nothing to worry about! DTD... Read more »

Lymph Nodes and Sore Throat

Hello,I have been on Atripla for just under a month. Diagnosed 1.5 years ago, most recent labs prior to starting HAART were cd4 1018, VL 11,764. Since beginning treatment, I have noticed an intermittent sore throat with painful swelling of my neck...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A subset of patients develop swollen sometimes painful lymph node swelling after starting effective HIV treatment. That occurs perhaps due to immune reconstitution. Intercurrent infections (viral, strep throat) can occur so an evaluation by your HIV... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
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STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »