When Do Swollen Lymph Appear With Hiv

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HIV+ Female genitalia (Lymph nodes) tender swollen dark spots

I'm white HIV+ female for over 6 years and am having swollen lymph nodes on my upper genitals, the spots are tender and turned dark. What is happening and will this change back to the normal color?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The course of what happens to the described lymph nodes depends on the cause. An evaluation/biopsy would often be helpful at sorting out the diagnosis and whether any treatment Read more »

swollen lymph nodes and HIV

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HIV with Swollen Lymph Node on Left Facial Cheek

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...complex response that results when your body attacks germs or repairs damaged tissue. A simple example of it is the redness, swelling and soreness that emerges around a cut as it's healing. For your immune system to repair the damage and clear... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...NHL Diagnosed? NHL tumors can occur in the bone, abdomen, liver, brain or other parts of the body. The first signs of NHL are swollenlymph nodes, fever, night sweats, and weight loss of more than 10%. These symptoms occur with several... Read more »
The Well Project


...pressure is applied to them (unlike bruises) May resemble "blood blisters" (lesion involves growth of blood vessels) May be swelling around lesion (lymphedema) Oral cavity (inside of mouth): Trouble eating and swallowing ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...swallowing. In the stomach or gut, it can cause internal bleeding and blockages. If KS blocks lymph nodes, it can cause severe swelling of the arms, legs, face, or scrotum. The most serious form of KS is in the lungs, where it can cause a serious... Read more »
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