Acute Hiv High Fever

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fever in acute HIV

Hello,I had unprotected vaginal intercourse about 5 weeks ago.This past week I woke up with a sudden vague pain on the right side of my neck. I touched it and noticed that the node on that side was abnormally enlarged. It appears to have happened...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...Thank you for your post.The symptoms of acuteHIV infection are extremely variable. Some people have very high fevers, such as with the flu, other do not. In addition, the lymph node enlargement during acuteHIV infection is usually not limited Read more »

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