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Where Are Lymph Nodes That Are Affected By Hiv

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lymph nodes affecting pap

thank you doctors. i just got results back from a pap smear...the lab said they were satisfactory and normal, but my doctor said there was enough inflammation to limit full viewing of my pap smear. could this inflammation be due to swollen lymph...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Swollen groin nodes may or may not have anything to do with inflammation in the cervical region. One would need more history and perform a full examination to properly comment further. KH... Read more »

Anxiety, HIV and Lymph nodes

Dear Dr. Bob,I hope you are doing well.I am anxious and worried beyond imagination and looking... Read more »

One more lymph node question. Could my body be fighting HIV in only one place.

Dr. Dezube:I did a deeper search and found that you answered an almost identical question. (Swollen... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Several Vaccine Trials Affected by Halt of Merck's HIV Vaccine Trial

Several vaccine trials are being postponed or modified following the halt of Merck 's experimental HIV vaccine trial, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports (Stark, Philadelphia Inquirer , 11/16). Merck in September announced that it had ended the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Virginia's Eastern Region Has One of State's Highest HIV Rates, Experts Say; Blacks Mostly Affected

In 2008, the Virginia Health Department 's Eastern Region had a rate of 19 new HIV infections reported for every 100,000 residents, which is nearly twice the rate in Northern Virginia and higher than the state rate of 12 infections for every 100,000... Read more »
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LYMPH NODES?? | SUDDENLY < HOW EXACTLY??

Posted by brnja, 1 Reply
Ok, I am diagnosed Anxiety( unrealistic worry or fear), but that may be effect of having it...
I have following symptoms : Tired all the time, problems swallowing, warm feeling in crotch and thies...

I cant stop thinking of those warm crotch/thies and... Read more »

lymph nodes location on shin?

Posted by azzuri81, 1 Reply
can you get a lymph node on your shin? Read more »

LymphNodesMeanSomething

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you have swollen lymph nodes it means something is wrong. Dr. Young from this site has confirmed that stress and anxietty cannot cause this.
If the nodes are in one location then it is most likely NOT hiv....but if they are swollen in multiple... Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello....wierd question, how do I tell if the lymph nodes in my armpit are swollen? I am having some discomfort in that area and didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at 2 months with a quick blood test, so im just not sure? Currently I... Read more »