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Can A Parotid Gland Be A Early Symptom Of Hiv

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Causes of parotid gland

I have been taking Triomune for the past 5 years now. I have developed swollen parotid glands on my face. Is this a direct result of the medication? How best can I get treatment?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Parotid swelling in the setting of HIV disease is most often due to polycystic disease not related to your medications. Cancer, infection, Read more »

Parotid Gland Swelling

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Parotid Glands

My parotid glands were swollen for the first time 10 years ago. After that they are swollen in one... Read more »
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... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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...faster than a test for antibodies alone. Risk of Immune Damage Some people think that there's not much harm done in the early stages of HIV infection. They believe that any damage to their immune system will be cured by taking antiretroviral... Read more »
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...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
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nodule on Parotid Papillae early sign of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...saw them 4 months ago (they do still persist) and my docter says (after he had look them)they're normal and he called them the Parotid Pappilae or the end of the Stenson Ducts (and he sees them this way in some more people.) But i don't... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...possible to experience a noticeable increase in eye floaters this soon after exposure? 8. Is it possible to experience early symptoms of HIV disaese this soon after possible infection without ever having a fever? If yes, how likely is it? I... Read more »

answers please

Posted by light001
...hello i have Parotid gland that is swolling had it tested all came back negative but the swelling is still there. is there a way i can treat this like Read more »

Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
...all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure did... Read more »