|Duration of ARS symptoms
Mar 18, 1999
Dear Dr.Holodniy I had a possible exposure in May 1998, ever since then I have had genneralised swollen glands, it is now March 1999 would it be possibe to have 9 and 1/2 months, could these be symptom of ARS due to hiv infection given the duration of symtoms or could this be the PGl that occurs with aids. Thankyou very much.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
You did not say anything about HIV antibody test results. If your HIV test is negative now after 9 months, you do not have HIV infection. After acute HIV infection, swollen glands are seen in almost all people. They usually go away in a few weeks. It would be very unusual for the swelling to last 9 months. MH
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