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Are Swollen Lymph Glands A Sign Of HIV

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Swollen lymph glands during PEP

Dr Bob, can you help me PLEASE? I am now 34 yrs old. In May 2008 I had receptive anal sex during which time the condom broke. I always use condoms. I attended a clinic the following day and started PEP about 14 hours afterwards for 28 days. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...complete medical file and all of your laboratory test results or have the benefit of a physical examination. However, with negative HIV-antibody tests at baseline, two weeks and three months plus completing a full 28-day course of PEP, the... Read more »

Follow-up question swollen lymph glands

What are corticosteroids? I've just read an article from AIDSMAP TREATMENT & CARE in which they say... Read more »

Lymph nodes and negative?

Hello,Thank you for taking my followup question to "Window period extending or just post-test... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...infected by HIV. Within a few weeks after being infected, some people get fever, headache, sore muscles and joints, stomach ache, swollen lymph glands, or a skin rash for one or two weeks. Most people think it's the flu. Some people have no... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...weeks. 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... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Syphilis

...generally when the chancre is healing or already healed. Other common symptoms include Sore throat Tiredness Headache Swollen lymph glands Alopecia (hair loss) Less frequent symptoms include fever, aches, weight loss, hair loss, aching... Read more »
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How do I know if my glands are swollen??!

Posted by Anonymous
...Ever since I have been reading that swollen lymph glands are a sign of HIV, I have been looking and touching them everyday and possibly imagining that i feel throbbing in them. How do Read more »

Swollen lymph gland

Posted by goguy00, 2 Replies
Hi all, my first post here... I have been + since 2005, on meds (atripla) since 2007. I experienced a swollen lymph gland behind my neck shortly after I started meds. My Dr. really passed it off each visit that I brought it up. He said if it didn't... Read more »

if you worry about swollen lymph glands under jaw

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...it's mostly because of a problem with teeth.. and after you start to be paranoiac about HIV , you 'll find out you have a swollen lympg glands there.. don't worry about lymph glands under jaw.. Read more »

Are these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know the ARS symptoms (from what I have read in this site) are fever, rash, fatigue, achy body, swollen lymph glands, soar throat, head ache, vomit, etc, but I never saw anything about burning sensation nor pins and needles, nor pain or... Read more »