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Swollen Lymph Nodes In Hiv Patients

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lymph nodes

I was diagnosed in Nov 06 and i was infected in sept 06. What prompted me to get tested were the swollen lymph nodes in my neck. They are still swollen and i'm quite concerned about if they will go down. I spoke to the doctor about it but because...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Swollen glands are a very nonspecific finding, in that many other diseases can be manifest by swollen glands. Swollen lymph nodes can certainly be part of HIV infection, particularly in those patients who are recently infected, or are chronically... Read more »

Surgery for swollen glands?

I have been HIV+ for 25 yrs. Viral load undectable, Tcells 700+. 2 years ago I had successful... Read more »

treatment progress

Hello, the doctor told me that Trizivir and Co-trimaxozole works well for me and there is no virus... Read more »
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Immune Restoration Syndrome

...other patients and with different infections. It was called "immune recovery syndrome." Some patients developed fever and swollen lymph nodes. Others had inflammation in various parts of their bodies. These problems showed up after the... Read more »
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Lymphoma

...NHL Diagnosed? NHL tumors can occur in the bone, abdomen, liver, brain or other parts of the body. The first signs of NHL are swollen lymph nodes, fever, night sweats, and weight loss of more than 10%. These symptoms occur with several... Read more »
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An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...muscle pain and weakness, pain and tingling in the hands and feet, nausea, nervousness, sinus problems, skin warts, stomach pain, swollen glands, trouble sleeping and weight loss. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

...generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook the signs... Read more »
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lymph nodes keep getting bigger!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I 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. Read more »

Lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...No body in the "I'm infected?" area was willing to help me with this, are lymph nodes related to hiv infection (when sollen) painless and the size of a pea, and usually appear behind the ear or in the back of the Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...When lymph nodes are swollen from HIV, does it typically last longer awhile? i.e more than a day or two of soreness, I am not sure if mine were Read more »

Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...There is a great amount of reference made to Swollen Glands re HIV infection and diagnosis. Are swollen glands also painful ( as opposed to being tender to the touch ) ? Read more »