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Swolen lymph nodes, pain on yawning or swallowing followed by underarm pain. Signs of STD?

Well, its like one day i was looking at this HIV commercial and it talked about getting tested , which it kind if scared me . The next day i woke up and for some reason , when i turned my head one way and swallowed , it hurt but, the week before that i found myself getting lots of cramps in my neck,, wouldn t know why . So i was so worried about it that i searched it on the internet . And it was talking about swollen lymph nodes. It talked about infections and it really scared me . So i kept searching and searching , then the next day or was the same but on the other side of my neck , and every 5 seconds i would go into the mirror and look at my neck and start feeling on it. When i felt on it , it didn t hurt . It only hurt when i yawned or swallowed on that side of my neck,then the next couple of days my underarm began to hurt . Then a week later i would feel throbbing pain in my neck. I went to the doctor and she examined my neck. Nothing. I took an STD test for ghonnorea, syphilis , and chlomydia. All negative. I did have trichonomiasis last year and took treatment and it was gone. I haven t had any fever. I ve been so afraid that i bought a thermometer the other night and I m checking my temp like crazy. When i wake up my temp would be 96 or 97 something. Around 6 it d be 98.7 or 6 then around 9 it d be 99.2 , nothing higher. Except once when i went for a walk with my dog around 9 i came back in and i was 99.9 , but this summer it s been pretty hot, it was 93 degrees outside. I don t know if that makes a difference or not. But that was the highest I ve ever been. I called my friend who works with people who have hiv and she said i could be psyching myself out. I took her advice to stop thinking about it. I did and i haven t felt anything since then. But, one day i woke up and i was putting on deodarant as i was, i could feel my armpit being sore, but only when i touched it . Idk, im just very worried. Please give me some insight.
Asked On : Tue, 31 Jul 2012
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Hi.all the symptoms are due to ur apprehension.swollen lymph nodes are due to several reasons.i do not think it is hiv or std.lymph nodes are swollen when there is infection around surrounding structures.use broad spectrum antibiotic and antiinflammatory agent
Answered: Fri, 30 Aug 2013
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