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Hiv And Swollen Salivary Glands

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My salivary glands are swollen

I have been on meds for over a year now and been taking kaletra and truvada. The last time I got my blood tested which was 5 months ago and I was undetectable.In the past few days I have been having ear pains and couple nights ago noticted my...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...therapy. Your situation sounds more like an acute process, possibly infection, based on the pain and short term nature of the swelling. I think that a medication-related side effect is much less likely. It sounds like you need to follow-up with... Read more »

Salivary gland swelling and restarting Trivizir

My salvary glands have swollen after being of meds for 4mos. My doctor says i need to go back on... Read more »

parotid glands

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Swollen Salivary Glands

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are swollen salivary glands a sign of HIV infection, whether recent or not? I have two bumps beneath my jaw on the upper side adjacent to my throat. I don't Read more »

When do I stop?

Posted by Worrywart10, 1 Reply
...but I keep reading that not all people who are infected are aware of their status. In October 2009 I had swollen lymph nodes, salivary glands and thrush-like symptoms. I was tested and I was negative. I was not satisfied so I was tested again in... Read more »

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. Read more »

LowRisk Sex with the HighRisk and salivary glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and flucuates in size. The GP thought it was a submandibular lymph node; however, the ENT believes it to be my submandibular salivary gland. No other swollen masses in my body. This single gland can get quite large, and shrink, but has NEVER... Read more »