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PAINFUL LYMPH NODES MONTHS AFTER EXPOSURE

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Woman with Positive BF, condom break and low IGG

Dr. Bob,I wrote once before and have decided to try again as I would really value your input.I live in a very small and remote town and do not have easy access to quality medical care. I have an appointment with an immunologist in a large city 150...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...compromise. Nor would that level impair your ability to produce specific antibodies. Your negative HIV tests at three, six and nine months following your broken-condom episode are definitive and conclusive. You are HIV negative. No further HIV... Read more »

HI DOC, HOW YA DOING???

Dear Doc, How are you? Doc, I just think you are one of the most facinating person on earth. I... Read more »

Horrible neck pain, very worried

Hi Doctor Robert, I have taken the advice you give to everyone on here and researched through A... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...appear 3-10 days after exposure to the bacterium. About one-half of people with chancroid also have painful, swollen lymph nodes in the groin, usually on one side; the enlarged glands may fuse into a large mass... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Within one week to six months after the sore heals, symptoms of secondary syphilis may occur. These symptoms include swollen lymph glands, a rash especially noticeable on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, and painless sores on various... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

...illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness Enlarged lymph nodes (glands of the immune system easily felt in the neck and groin) These symptoms usually disappear... Read more »
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Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello....wierd question, how do I tell if the lymph nodes in my armpit are swollen? I am having some discomfort in that area and didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at Read more »

lymph nodes keep getting bigger!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have lymph nodes in my groin that keep getting bigger. What is going on with me?! I was trying to remain calm and now I don't know that I can. Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, can anybody tell me how big the swollen lymph nodes are on a person with HIV in early stage or treatment stage ? Does the swollen lymph node pain ? I had a risk exposure two months Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Have lymph nodes in my jaw and the pain is shooting to my ear and then my head. Afraid to take anything exposed to hiv and hep c blood. Went ID Read more »