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Enlarged Gland Associated With Hiv

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HIV related enlarged parotid glands

I have a comment and a question. I just read a question about treatment of HIV related enlarged parotid glands. The response given indicated that the condition could be treated either with some HIV meds or surgical reduction of the glands. I have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks for that feedback. I don't know which response you are referring to. I generally have treated persistent HIV-related parotid enlargement with low dose radiation with generally OK results as you note. KH... Read more »


I've been positive for amost 4 years this sept.I was dianosge having AIDS when i found out. I... Read more »
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Safety Risk Associated With HIV Drug Videx

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HIV-Associated Behaviors Among Injecting-Drug Users -- 23 Cities, United States, May 2005-February 2006

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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 salivary gland

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
ok i need someone to help me out i have a swollen gland in my neck it is a salivary gland i had it checked about 2 yrs ago the dr stuck a rod down it and did a cat scan he said he saw something but wasnt sure what. he stuck the rod thing down in... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey, my lymph nodes have been swollen for the past 3 months, they started about 10 minutes after my encounter.
Is this ARS or HIV? No other symptoms... only had up insertive oral Read more »

Symptoms?? Glands??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The gland/lymph node swelling seems to be something that flares up in all of us that are concerneed about a recent exposure. I'm rational enough to know that I'm not making it up...I definitely fell something different/strange going on...especially... Read more »