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Do Swollen Glands And High Temperature Occur In Hiv

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recent infection/swollen glands/high viral load

ive been recently infected with hiv, may 2005. my tcells count was 500 three months ago is 700 now. viral load was greater than 500000, now 89000.Is there an urgent need for me to start treatment with still a very hight viral load? or does the viral...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Thanks for your post.First off, sorry to hear about your recent diagnosis. With a viral load that is now below 100,000 and a relatively high CD4 count, I don't see any urgent need to initiate treatment. Having persistently swollen glands is... 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 »

Swollen Glands/ Lyphnoids

Hi, I am finding it difficult to get any information about swollen glands. I was diagnosed positive... Read more »
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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 »

Swollen Glands

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
In early HIV infection, when the lymph nodes are swollen, could it be just one in the neck swollen or would it usually affect the lymph nodes all over the body? Any HIVers have experience with this? Read more »

How can I identify a swollen gland (armpit)?!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had an exposure 1.5 months ago with a guy that knew he was HIV + but didnt tell me anything until yesterday... I did not use a condom... I think I may have a little swelling in my armpits... Does anybody know how to identify if this is happening?... Read more »

Swollen glands

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
So I have noticed that everyone that thinks they are hiv+ have swollen glands or lymph nodes. Personally I have had swollen, sore glands since November and I am at high risk. Is everyone hiv+ or are we just really paranoid? Do all these people with... Read more »