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Are Swollen Glands An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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swollen glands on pep

i have swollen groin glands(no other swollen glands elsewhere) at this stage around 10 days after exposure. At first i was that scared after exposure but got thinking and then went to hospital. I went on pep after 68 hours after and have taken it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the groin, as an isolated symptom, are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). The adenopathy (swollen glands) associated with HIV is generalized. That means it occurs in multiple locations throughout the body.... Read more »

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acute infection

Posted by bennetcj, 1 Reply
...lie. I have read up on what acute symptoms are like, and the only ones i have of those are diarrhea (lasting about 20 days) and swollen glands. However, i also got a yeast infection when this all started, and have an extremely dry mouth due to... Read more »

Worried well...or maybe not.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...with the underlying lymph gland swollen. This development has sent me into total panic mode, as everything I've read points to swollen glands as a major signpost of Acute Retroviral Syndrome. I've been to a counselor specializing in HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Swollen Glands

Posted by Sam34yo, 6 Replies
...until my VL reaches a set point... which could be several months away. He suggests there is nothing he can do about the very swollen glands. There isn't much talk of swollen glands in this forum. Is anyone else experiencing this? Has their doctor... Read more »

How Long Do Acute Symptoms Last?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
...after that i developed a sore throat, night sweats and one swollen gland on my neck. a few days ago i developed a cough, two swollen glands on my groin and two additional swollen glands on the back of my neck. i always feel the worst in the... Read more »