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Are Swollen Lymph Glands An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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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
...months plus completing a full 28-day course of PEP, the chances you contracted HIV and that your symptoms are related to HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome) are extremely remote at best. The post-PEP HIV testing guidelines do recommend one... Read more »

Swollen Neck Lymph node

Hello Dr. Bob ,I just donated my little share.I am not telling so that you will answer my... 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 »
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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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...only indication that you are infected with HIV is that you will test positive on standard (antibody) HIV tests and you may have swollen lymph glands. This means that you look and feel healthy but can infect other people through unprotected sex... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...HIV. Some advanced symptoms of HIV infection include: Rapid weight loss Dry, persistent cough Night sweats or fever Fatigue Swollen lymph glands Diarrhea that lasts longer than a week White spots on the tongue or in the mouth (Thrush)... 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 »
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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 »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...of the body equally. Let me remind you that it occurs in only about 8% of those undergoing ARS. Swollen lymph nodes, same as swollen lymph glands, (lymphadenopathy) are indeed common in this case. If you are a Worried Well case, like myself,... Read more »

some questions

Posted by sayitaintso, 1 Reply
...unprotected oral sex to someone who I suspect is positive, though he denies that he is. About a week later, I had a sore throat and swollen lymph glands. I went to the doctor about a week after the symptoms started and she ran a strep test, as... Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...and all the probelms that go along with viral infections-muscle aches,tiredness. But these symptoms are also the same for the Acute HIV infection which i am scared that i have got. I went to the doctors n they told me i had a viral infection, so... Read more »