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Which Glands Get Sore With Herpes

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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Sore glands

This may not be the forum for this question but thought I'd give it a shot. I've had a great deal of soreness in areas where one would expect to find swollen lymph nodes, however, no one can feel any swollen nodes beyond what they consider...
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
Usually pain is associated with swelling of nodes, because the tissue capsule surrounding the node is stretched. This can occur because of inflammation (cells coming into the node) as a reaction to infection, autoimmune diseases, or cancers. Small... Read more »

No fever, sore throat but swollen glands

Hi Doctor KullWould swollen lymph glands (under arms, groin and neck) tingling in hands and feet and a raised rash on the insides of my elbows constitue ARS (3 weeks after unprotected insertive anal sex) Lymph glands still up at 9 weeks, tingling in...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Trying to determine your HIV status based on symptoms you are experiencing is unwise, anxiety provoking, and unreliable. Recent HIV infection (acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome) should only be considered if ALL of the following are... Read more »

swollen glandsThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Rick,please help me clear up some confusion. in regards to swollen glands, there seem to be two schools of thought on this issue,some "experts" say that in hiv one would probablyhave multiple areas of swelling (neck,groin,etc.) also,that...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Since HIV is in the blood, it is asystemic infection, meaning it goes all around the body. Because of this, itnormally infects lymph nodes (and causes swollen lymph glands) in multiplesites around the body (neck,... Read more »

cold sores = genital herpes?

are they both the same virus? aren't they two different simplex herpes types? in oral sex, can someone with a cold sore on the lips transmit the herpes virus to another person and have it manifest as genital herpes and/or lip cold sores (even...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are two types of herpes simplex virus (HSV) that are categorized as HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-1 generally causes what are commonly known as cold sores or fever blisters: those uncomfortable, sometimes painful bumps you get around your mouth that... Read more »
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Glands and Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gee I hope you people don't get sick of me! I've just been so scared and I have so many questions and this is really my only means of finding out information. I read that one symptom of HIV is swollen glands and Lymph nodes. Where exactly are they?... Read more »

lymph glands or anything other gland

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just wanted to post my story for everyone to get a little insight and to rest assured all the "worried wells" out there. I had protected sex with an HIV+ person he never told me he was HIV+ until like a year later. When I first found out I freaked... Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if... Read more »

Swollen glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
under my right am pit. I feel some soreness, should i be worried.

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