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Is tht could be bcus of hiv? Which lymph nodes get affected with acute hiv? Thnx

Is tht could be bcus of hiv? Which lymph nodes get affected with acute hiv? Thnx

Any nodes; get testd: Symptoms almost never help judge whether someone has HIV. All symptoms of HIV are much more common with other, mostly minor illnesses. When HIV causes lymph node inflammation, it tends to involve several areas at once, like neck, armpits, groin, etc. If at risk or think you were exposed, get medical care and HIV testing. An excellent choice would be one of Australia's superb sexual health centres. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


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What is the best way to reduce swelling if someone with hiv, has lymph nodes in whole body from neck to feet?

What is the best way to reduce swelling if someone with hiv, has lymph nodes in whole body from neck to feet?

Diagnosis needed: Diffuse lymphadenopathy in an HIV patient needs to be evaluated fairly soon. Before recommending a treatment, your healthcare provider must ascertain the cause first. ...Read more

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How long after you get hiv to your lymph nodes swell? Or can they just any time?

How long after you get hiv to your lymph nodes swell? Or can they just any time?

Variable: Symptoms of HIV are variable among different people. It may take a few weeks to years for the lymph nodes to be enlarged. You may consult this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiv-aids/basics/symptoms/CON-20013732 ...Read more

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Does HIV cause rock hard lymph nodes?

Does HIV cause rock hard lymph nodes?

Might: Hiv can cause lymphadenopathy, that is enlargement of lymph nodes, and opportunistic infections which arise in the setting of HIV may also do this. Some infected large nodes can be hard. There are other causes for enlarged hard nodes, so this doesn't prove that someone has hiv. ...Read more

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If one had HIV and if their lymph nodes were swollen due to early hiv, would it likely be all over the body or all over the neck or just one spot?

Can see anything: If you have been potentially exposed to HIV infection, are worried about HIV infection, or have engaged in risky behavior, go and get tested not only for HIV but for other stds. ...Read more

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Is just a swollen lymph node hiv?

Is just a swollen lymph node hiv?

Lymph nodes filter: Lymph nodes filter out infections and will be swollen and or tender. Cancer is also filtered by the lymph nodes and is usually painless. Get an HIV test done to confirm HIV or not. ...Read more

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Purple like ulcer on the left side of the throat. Hurts a little on that side when i swallow. No fever no swollen lymph nodes. HIV test neg Apr 14 no partners since then, is that a sign of HIV?

HIV: Without seeing this ulcer it is impossible to diagnose, but if you have had potential exposure to HIV would strongly suggest you see a clinic or doctor with experience in this area and be tested aggressively. Best wishes for a negative outcome. ...Read more

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Which lymph nodes commonly swell if you have hiv?

Which lymph nodes commonly swell if you have hiv?

All major groups: The lymph nodes of the neck (front, back, under jaw), armpits, elbows and groin swell during the acute illness, and again when progression to full-blown aids is fairly advanced. If you're concerned, get yourself a test now -- but remember that essentially all young people have a few palpable lymph nodes. ...Read more

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How big would lymph nodes grow in hiv? Can I feel it? Which lymph nodes are commonly inflamed?

Highly variable: If you think you might have HIV disease you should go and be tested asap. The size of lymph nodes and their location may have nothing whatever to do with the cause. Please do not delay in seeing a doctor if this is what you suspect. The earlier you are treated the better the likely outcome. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more