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tonsilitis and swollen glands
Sep 10, 2001

Is a case of tonsilist and swollen neck glands a syptom of newly hiv infected?

Response from Dr. Feinberg

These symptoms CAN be part of a reaction to newly-acquired HIV, but HIV is not the most common cause of tonsilitis and swollen glands-- not by a long shot. Lots of other germs can cause these symptoms.

antibodies and immune suppression
False negative HIV test from St John's wort?

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