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Will Lymph Nodes Swell In Shingles

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enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that my right axilliary lymph node was wnlarged. On Tuesday i went to see my doc who confirmed the enlargement and she ordered a chest x-ray and ct scan. I had the x-ray done on wednesday and got the results on firday which...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...thanks for your post.It's good to hear that your follow up tests (chest XR and CT) were normal. The concern in HIV+ persons with enlarged lymph nodes ("glands") is that they could represent things other than the more common infections (including... Read more »

enlarged lymph nodes

I discovered a week ago that I have a painful lymph node under my right armpit. I went to my Doc... Read more »

Shingles Coinfection and Seroconversion

Dr. Frascino - many thanks for all you do.Background:24 Y/o male - developed a shingles infection... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

...flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness Enlarged lymph nodes (glands of the immune system easily felt in the neck and groin) These symptoms usually... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

... What Is Shingles? Shingles and HIV How Is It Transmitted? How Is Shingles Treated? Can Shingles Be Prevented? The Bottom Line Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...these cases, these symptoms should be brought to the attention of your health provider. Common symptoms of IRIS include fever, swollen lymph nodes, skin lesions and rashes, changes in breathing, pneumonia, hepatitis, abscesses and eye... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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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enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I noticed enlarged lymph node next to adam's apple.. I have the same under my chin .. this week is 8th week.. isn't it too late for ars?.. Read more »

Enlarged Lymph Node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...other symptom that I believe could cause it. I do have pretty bad post nasal drip constantly but I don't think that causes enlarged lymph nodes. I wish I could just get up the courage to go and get tested but I just feel way too scared to. Read more »

this is what freaks me out

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...the like. I think following you carefully to see if things return to normal is important, and there are a number of causes of swollen lymph nodes which will improve. I think you can likely exclude HIV though. Good luck Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.... Read more »

Can you make your lymph nodes swell from touching?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know if you can make your lymph nodes swell by constantly checking them? I am very scared because I have swollen nodes behind my ears 6 weeks after a possible exposure. Read more »