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Really Really Need An Answer Please!
Oct 13, 2000

Hi there. Thanks for considering my question, cause I could really use an answer. I know you cannot diagnose HIV symptoms from online, but I just wanted to ask you if the following is common. Starting about one month after risky behavior, I developed swollen glands and a sore throat that has lasted for about a month and a half. Are persistent sore throats common of HIV infection to your knowledge? Thanks so much

Response from Dr. Reznik

There are so many reasons why a person could present with a sore throat and swollen glands, that from this alone would not be indicative of HIV infection.

If I had a persistent sore throat, I would be sure to see my primary care provider to figure out why.

So... get to the doctor and have her/him take a look!

DR


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