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Jan 21, 2002

What is the cause of swollen parotid glands? Will this go away and after how long? Can this be a result of HIV infection? I admire the work you people do.

Response from Dr. Feinberg

There are many reasons whay parotids can swell, and how long they remain swollen is very variable. In some cases, parotid swelling has been associated with HIV disease and can be accompanied by dry,itchy eyes and dry throat.


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