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Will Lymph Nodes Swell In Shingles

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Lymph node swelling; Should I worry?

I have a lymph node of size 1- 1.5 cm. No other symptoms. My blood test, x-ray are all negative. Should I be assured or go futher for more testing or what else can I do?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The vast majority of swollen lymph nodes are harmless and are just an indication of your body trying to fight off an infection. We get particularly worried about lymph nodes if one or two nodes are way out of proportion to the other nodes, if they... Read more »

lymph node swelling timetable

Dr. DaarCan you tell me what percentage of people develop generalized lymph node swelling following... Read more »

lymph node swelling

For several months the lymph nodes behind my right ear, along my right jaw line and under my chin... Read more »
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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 »
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El VIH y la Inflamación

¿Qué Es la Inflamación? Inflamación Aguda y Crónica El VIH Causa Inflamación Síndrome de Intestino Permeable Cómo Medir Inflamación Tratamiento de la Inflamación Por VIH En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es la Inflamación? La... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... Read more »
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Lymph Node Swelling

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
when they talk about lymph node swelling, is it visible or what kind of pain is involved and is it in all places or just restricted to certain parts of the body?with this would you have fever or any other signs? thanks and hope to hear from someone... 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. If anyone knows anything about this I would appreciate thier input. Read more »

Lymph Node Swelling

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone please explain what the exact feeling is when the lymph nodes are swollen.

Are they tender to touch ?

Do they throb painfully ?

Are the pains off and on ?

What are normally the 1st symptoms.

When did they start ? ie whithin 1,2 or 3 weeks or... Read more »

Lymph node pain,swelling, and bruising

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you were exposed to hiv would you have the following symptoms? Swelling, bruising and pain in your lymph nodes by your elbows and behind your knees? I am experiencing pain in my left elbow area on top of my arm. Also, pain, swelling, and... Read more »