Causes Of Swollen Lymph Nodes And HIV Transmission?
Afternoon doctor, I hope the doctor is always healthy. AmiinSy, I asked, I used the services of a month ago but I used condoms, kmren two days ago, my lymph nodes in my left armpit were swollen and my gums too. Muscle aches too. So my question has been to use a condom and it’s not weird whether it can still be infected. And what is the cause of swollen lymph nodes besides HIV … Thank you
Hello Ahmad Makky, thank you for asking to use HealthReplies.com.
Some causes of complaints that you feel can be caused by:
Infection of the skin or ulcers
Lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes)
Other soft tissue tumors
Previously it needs to be ascertained whether the swelling is a lymph node or infection in the armpit area. Is there any pain in the lump, is the size getting bigger?
Please note that the spread of HIV can occur through sexual intercourse, receiving transfusions or needles being contaminated with the HIV virus or from a mother suffering from HIV to a baby during childbirth. someone's body. Complaints that occur are usually realized when it reaches AIDS or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and the symptoms that arise also vary from appearing skin rashes, coughing and chronic diarrhea and even infection in the brain.
You should check with a specialist in internal medicine. Your doctor requires a physical examination directly, see the condition of the skin around your armpits, or do a blood test or examination of the HIV virus. You can also pay attention to the lumps that are present and if it feels increasingly enlarged or more painful then you should immediately go to the nearest health facility,
Some things you can do between:
Avoid high-risk sexual relations
Avoid changing partners
Use safety or condoms if they are connected
Avoid using illegal drugs
Avoid pressing or trying to remove the lump
Maintain cleanliness of the body and ensure that it is always clean and also dry
Hopefully this information can help your problem.