Answers in 'Immunology'
2 -ve HIV 4th generation tests after very high risk exposure after 4&7 weeks, also many symptoms like diarrhea and lymph nodes.. Do I need a retest?
(Biopsy DLE Inconclusive)ds-DNA Normal.Weak Positive ANA,ENA R Positive ANT RNP positive FBC &Urine Ok.Photosen,Rash face&Ears blister fingers... SLE?
31m Any docs tell me I should do next. bronchoscope :: endo :: colon :: Ct. scan chest :: abdom MRI head. Blood test CBC :: Lyme :: Antibidy :: hiv :: serum :: 5hiaa :: echo :: holter! Psyc says I'm fine. heart beat pace::Rest feels weak chest fullness cancer?
6 mth oldgrandson has RSV,daughter is a single mom & I want to help her but I no immune system due to meds, MG &adrenal insufficient. Can I risk it?
73 yo with new L1 distribution of shingles and CT shows scattered nonspecific retroperitoneal lymphadenopathy. Is follow up of lymphadenopathy needed?
Are toe nails resistant to HIV blood and do not allow blood to go under or over toe nail and cause HIV . Do toe nails protect the same as skin does?
A few days after completing a 21 day round of Augmentin, I felt run down and I noticed swollen lymph nodes as well as pus spots on my tonsils. ?
Asking my doc if we can try bicillin shots instead of rocephin by iv for late Lyme. Can that be just as good ?
Blood test results MCV 96.5fl, B12 258 and Lymphocyte count 1.34 10*9::L could this be causing my migraines? What do these results mean?
Biopsy DLE Inconclusive Weak Positive ANA,ds-DNA Normal ENA R Positive ANT RNP positive CBC Good (3 clinical)Photosen Rash Ears 250 Hair loss day DLE?
Can immunosuppressants be used to help with fibromyalgia pain?
Can cocaine use cause swollen lymph nodes in the neck?
Can consuming goitrogens or soy help with Graves disease?
Can HIV blood penetrate my legs ,arms ,scalp,face SKIN?fear is can hiv blood go through hair holes from where my hair grows on the skin ?
I think they are called hair follicle .are they part of the skin can HIV blood pass through ? And cause HIV
Can i get rid of Granulomatous Dermatitis secondary to ruptured folliculitis?
Chronic urticaria and hypothyroidism - not sure if they related. Xyzal use to work really well for the hives but has stopped working. Suggestions?
CBC: WBC 3.46 ,Neutropenia 22% & Lymphocytosis 66%. ESR of 16 1st hr & 33 2nd hr. Normal everything else. Had a cold recently. What does it indicate?
Can extra stress and anxiety lead to nausea, other stomach problems, headache, muscle twitching and hypersensitivity? Or is this something else?
Can you get chicken pox if your using nasonex for nearly 3 weeks I've already had it as a child but worried as it says it lowers immune system?
Can pain in liver area be due to some other factor? Ultrasound of liver, spleen, and pancreas are ok.
CT of chest. Can I wear bra with metal fasteners?
Do HIV rashes comes and goes in 1-2 hours and comes again after 1-2 days.
I found that my ex have hbv chronic and she is infectious i did a titer it says 65ui::Ml antibody i got 3 shots when i was kid we makeout only?
DLE Biopsy Inconclusive Weak Positive ANA, ds-DNA Normal ENA R Positive ANT RNP positive .FBC &Urine Ok Photosen Rash face &Ears fingers consider SLE?
Doctor gave me Prednisolone 40mg::Day & gradually reduced dosage to treat urticaria. Urticaria rebounds after stopping medication. Can I take it again?
Enlarged lymph nodes under jaw and down neck. Dead tooth with infection. Root canal scheduled in 3 weeks. Should nodes go down with just penicillin?
Enlarged lymph nodes under both sides of jaw. Dentist found infection via X-ray. Penicillin for 7 out of the 10 day course No change in node size. ?
Ever since I pushed on lymph nodes under left side of neck Ive kept gettin feelings of passing out but never do (several months) I know my heart is ok?
Enlargement neck lymph nodes for 4 months
Doc said nothing serious
They become smaller now
It's normal to stay in the same size(0.5 or less)?
Face::Eyelids::Temple& tricep Twitching, face tingling, nose burning&eyeballs tingle occasionally, & chest pain. Multiple Sclerosis or Anxiety?
General information kindly : has HIV ever been transmitted via dentist performing root canal on patient ?
Hi doc, i have some reddish like sports on my body they are itchy, they goes away within 2-3 hours and come again after 2-3 days can these be hiv rash?
How specific are + Anti Ribosmal P, +Anti Chromatin and SS DNA for SLE given strong clinical picture? I'm - for DS DNA and SM. Thank you very much
Hi. My 16 yr old daughter was put on Zyrtec & Singulair .She stopped meds for allergy testing & has stomach pain, headache & weakness.Is this usual?
Had a risky sex with CSW 31 wks back. Had neg hiv 4th gen@2,3,4,5,6,7 mnths, dna pcr@10,12 wks & rna pcr@18 wks. Am I 100% hiv free or need more test?
How is HIV transmitted through anal sex? Can I get a detailed response?
Hi, I'm extremely nervous. I went to have anal sex with a guy who I think has HIV. He didn't insert his penis but he did play around that area. Help??
How to diagnose hashimoto?
I have little night sweats that doesnt oblige me to change clothe i lost weight 4 kg in 3 months i am not eating good. Swollen lymph node between legs?
I have a bump on my finger, a bump on my vagina and sores in my mouth with swollen lymph nodes. Is it possible I have syphilis?
I have had nonstop sinus pressure and pain for a year and a half nothing helps now I'm having soreness in my lymph nodes but not swollen and ear pain?
I recently had blood work done and was told my hepatitis B surface antibody is low. Is a "booster" recommended, or am I still protected?
I am experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes, sore throat and neck pain. Its weird because its only my right tonsil and lymph node. ?
Is Ativan safe to take for people with myasthenia gravis?
I have two slightly enlarged level 2 (one on each side) lymph nodes - rounded in morphology, hypoechoic and no internal vascularity. Thoughts of cause?
I am 45, and have random petechiae (all over), night sweats and fatigue. CBC, CRP and autoimmune tests are normal. Ideas on what could be the cause?
I am experiencing wheezing (worsened by: in the evening, at night) . The following also describes me: Weak immune system. What should I do?
I want to know if posterior uveitis and dysphagia are both related to some kind of autoimmune disorder?. because first I had uveitis, now dysphagia.
I had posterior uveitis 5 years ago and was told that it's an autoimmune disorder. Then 2 years ago I developed dysphagia. Are both of these related?
I am taking antibiotics for an enlarged lymph node in my armpit. I'm about 36 hours into them. When will it become less tender?
I believe I have myxedema with basal temp of 96.3. Cold feet & hands with numbness. Throat burns. Stress causes choked feeling. Hashimoto's in family.
I am experiencing difficulty swallowing, numbness or tingling (time frame: sudden) (side: both) , enlarged or tender lymph nodes, sore throat and ...
I am 28 yr old Female with no prior health concerns. I was diagnosed with shingles. Does this mean I could have cancer causing a low immune system?
Is it technically correct to categorize cholinergic urticaria as a physical hive? I am uncertain because It is triggered from things like emotions.
I have MS. Are there signs that will let me know if I'm going to lose vision? My left eye hurts::Feels funny. Does this mean I will lose vision?
I have mono and mild pain under my ribs on the left side. Does this mean my spleen is ruptured, or could it just be enlarged?
I have lupus that is now active, I have knots all on my scalp, sore to touch, under a great deal of stress, What could it be?
I have just been prescribed predisolone and mercaptopurine for Chrons. Can I also take Biotin for hair,skin and nails or will there be a reaction?
I had anal sex with a guy (I was the bottom) he didn't have a condom so I didn't let him penetrate me but he was playing around that area. HIV risk?
I'm gonna finish a 28days PEP after frottage with HIV unknown status person. Can I take duo (antibody::Antigen) test 4 weeks after PEP? Is it accurate?
I've had 2 lupus like events within 1-3 months after getting off of psych meds, high basophils, born with Raynaud's, should I investigate autoimmune?
I had a swollen lymph node due to an ear infection&a cold few yrs ago. Iwas told it'll swollen again being sick. It's little swell now BUT Im not sick
I am experiencing a swollen lymph node on the left side of my neck (just right under the jawbone). Felt a little pain this morning but it got worse.
I think I feel my cubital lymph node it's about pea sized painless it moves slightly. Not sick or had any infections recently. I first noticed the lum?
I was having my blood drawn today. The nurse dropped her gloves on the floor and then used them to draw my blood . Can I get hiv or hepatitis b::C?
I'm pregnant and I was having my blood drawn today. The nurse dropped her gloves on the floor and Picked them up and used them. Can I get hiv or other?
I had a nuclear pathoroid test yesterday today I have sore throat feel really tired and ache all over I have lupus could test have given me a flare?
I have Wastebasket dX of an immune mediated enteropathy. Aza & budesonide. Any potentially useful adjuvants? Nutritional strategies::Supplements ?
My 4 year old has cold & lymph nodes swollen. In the past 4 days he said twice that while blowing his ear hurts and few seconds later no pain,no fever?
My WBC is in range of 13 to 15 since 2 months. Now i have swollen lymph nodes under jaw which are painful on touch. I also have low grade fever 99'F?
My brother passed away from lymphoma and last year while I was pregnant I had mono.
Now suddenly I am experiencing swollen lymph nodes in my left sid?
My ANA Hep-2 Titer is >1280 Titer 1 and standard is <80 Titer 1. pattern is Centromere. I have lupus. Just how bad is this result? Common?
My TISSUE TRANSGLUTAMINASE IGA is <1.23 U::Ml, range is <=3.99 U::Ml and my IGA is 114 mg::Dl range is 70 - 400 mg::Dl, what does this indicate ?
My HELICOBACTER PYLORI IGG,SER,QN is 4.0 unit(s) range is <=20.0 unit(s) what does this indicate ? im having stomach problems
My upper arms get sore very easily with use. Sometimes, my jaw also gets sore when chewing. Do I have myasthenia gravis? Or two unrelated issues?
My son is 16months old and weighs 24lbs. He was prescribed 15mg::5ml prednisolone 2.5ml 2x daily. Is this too high of a dosage for RSV::Wheezing?
My son was diagnosed with RSV and prescribed prednisolone 15mg::5ml 2x daily 2.5ml per dose. Is this dosage too much?
MRSE (not MRSA): is it an infection that requires contact isolation?
My son was diagnosed with strep. He has been on amoxicillin for 5 days. He still has a fever, pus pockets, sore throat and now swollen lymph node on 1?
My left inguinal lymph node has been swollen for approximately two weeks and continues to enlarge. It's hard, warm, and sensitive to touch. It's almos?
On my left side 2 hard pebble feelings where my lymph nodes are under my neck. They have been like this for several months. Had infected tooth in July?
Pumpfs after heat::Sweating (shower,meals,exercising). Diagnosis of cholinergic orticary. Why my IgE= 700 (range 0-87) if this isn't an allergy?
Prolonged malaise, FUO, fatigue for about months to years. Now getting large and painful cold sores monthly. is it all connected? GP doctor stumped.
Post Splenectomy(2 month)have left upper quadrant pain radiate to back,Doc ask for CT,CT show 2.5 cm nodule compatible with splenules, is pain common?
Please help! My vitiligo is spreading. I went to many dermatologist but nothing helped. Now I am started hating my life.
Partially low iga- 40 mg::Dl- normal is 68 and above. Igg is 1362, normal range is 580-1500, igm is 111 which is normal. Cvid? Or Normal?
PUD x3 yr, H. pylori (eradicated), then NSAIDs - many EGDs and I have taken Protonix daily with good response but then recurrent after 3-6mos. I also have Hashimoto's - do you think the cause is hypogastremia? waiting for serum gastrin results.
Swollen Lymph nodes under both jaw. Dentist found infection on X-ray. 7 days out of 10 on penicillin w:: no change. At what point do I need a biopsy?
Severe constant upper back pain and severe neck pain with a knot or something there. have MS. neuro said it was musculoskeletal what could it be?
The doctor took my husband off of humira for his AS and now his problems or worse than before. Is that normal?
Tested negative for HIV combo after 7years. Are there separate tests for aids ? My test was only for HIV and not aids will my test check aids also?
Today I got my testosterone levels checked and forgot to mention that I was on day 3 of a 5 day course of Prednisone. Will it matter?
Two tender and swollen lymph nodes under chin (one larger than the other) and nausea (severity: mild) .
What is fever ?
What could cause elevated immunoglobulin M (IgM)? IgM result is 468 mg::Dl, all other bloodwork normal. Also shortness of breath, shoulder, rib pain
Why cannot HIV blood survive in massage oil ?
because of air exposure ? Would air penetrate the liquid and kill it ?
I don't understand why HIV cannot live in products such as face creams and massage oils or any liquid plz help clarify
What are the long term effects of lyme disease lesions on the brain?
Which type of doctor specializes in Lyme disease?
Went to have anal sex with a guy but after trying, (he didn't penetrate me) I noticed the pill "atripla" , I instantly got worried. Should I be?
Will i get hiv if the guy inserted his penis bareback into my anus for less than 30 sec? I pushed him out immediately once i knew he was unprotected.