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Could One Swollen Tonsil Be A Sign Of Hiv

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HELP One swollen tonsil + flu two weeks after possible exposure

Hello, I would really appreciate if you answered this question. Please answer it, I'm very worried and haven't seen a question specifically like mine yet.Firstly, I had an encounter with a man (I'm male too) in Thailand almost two...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Frottage is typically considered a low risk activity (along the lines of mutual masturbation) and it is unlikely that you would have been infected with HIV in the activity you describe. Certainly the symptoms you describe are consistent... Read more »

Tonsils & HIV infection

Hi Doctor,I'd like to ask... Are swollen tonsils a common finding in HIV infection?And would... Read more »

ARS and Tonsils

Doctor I still have my tonsils would they be swollen if I was infected as one of my 2-4 week... Read more »
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Tonsils

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My tonsils are swollen, with a lump on the left one. The right one has a couple of white spots. Is this a sign of HIv. It's been a month, since a unprotected vaginal encounter (Broken Condom). I'm losing my mind............. Cheers from the U.K Read more »

red tonsils

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just a question,
Has anyone ever heard of red tonsils (not necessarily swollen) for months to be a sign of recent hiv infection?

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Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
Tonsil cheese? What is he talking about? well let me tell you...
Horrible feelings of dry phlegm at back of throat mixed with levels of bad taste when it accumulates.

I know deal with it right? But by me bringing it to light here, I will maybe help... Read more »

hiv vs large tonsile

Posted by lostinca88, 1 Reply
I have large tonsile at right side, it last for months. Is this series? any advices are appreciated. thanks. Read more »