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Can Hiv Cause A Flu-like Illness With Fever, Aches And Swollen Glands?

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No fever, sore throat but swollen glands

Hi Doctor KullWould swollen lymph glands (under arms, groin and neck) tingling in hands and feet and a raised rash on the insides of my elbows constitue ARS (3 weeks after unprotected insertive anal sex) Lymph glands still up at 9 weeks, tingling in...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Trying to determine your HIV status based on symptoms you are experiencing is unwise, anxiety provoking, and unreliable. Recent HIV infection (acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome) should only be considered if ALL of the following are... Read more »

Fever, weaknes, swollen glands - 1 month into treament

I am 10 yrs positive, and when my cd4 recently dipped below 350, I was started on treatment with... Read more »

Ars symptoms (no swollen glands or fever)

27 year old female who had high risk exposure 17 days ago. Unprotected sex with person of unknown... Read more »
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AIDS.gov

H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV: How U.S. HIV Health Care Settings Are Gearing Up for the 2009 Flu Season

Miguel Gomez: This is Miguel Gomez with AIDS.gov, [www.aids.gov ] and I want to welcome everyone to our webinar and conference call on H1N1 preparedness and HIV/AIDS. And during the course of our time together I really hope that we'll be able to... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

Introduction What Is the Flu? How Do You Get the Flu? Who Is at Risk For the Flu? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose the Flu? How Do You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What Adults With HIV Infection Should Know About the Novel H1N1 Flu (Formerly Called Swine Flu)

Are people with HIV/AIDS at greater risk than other people of infection with the 2009 H1N1 flu? What can people with HIV/AIDS do to protect themselves from the 2009 H1N1 flu? What are the symptoms of 2009 H1N1 influenza? What should... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Shots and the Upcoming Flu Season

Influenza, or simply the flu, is a serious respiratory infection that makes hundreds of thousands of Americans ill each year. It can cause many complications for people with damaged immune systems, including people living with HIV. Despite... Read more »
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Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There is a great amount of reference made to Swollen Glands re HIV infection and diagnosis. Are swollen glands also painful ( as opposed to being tender to the touch ) ?

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Swollen Glands

Posted by Sam34yo, 7 Replies
I contracted HIV mid-June (had I thought there was a chance I'd contracted HIV I would have taken PEP - damn!). Anyway, my viral load hasn't come down as much as I had hoped. Five months on an my viral load is 290,000 copies/ml. My CD4 is fine - in... 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..

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My last question about swollen glands

Posted by Dutchguy
Hi,

I'd said to be back next week, I will, but one question remains. I just saw the message about swollen nodes, is it that lymph glands, I mean the big left and right gland right under the jaw, can swell if you feel them constantly and maybe causes... Read more »