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Hiv And Swollen Tonsils

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tonsilitis and swollen glands

Is a case of tonsilist and swollen neck glands a syptom of newly hiv infected?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
These symptoms CAN be part of a reaction to newly-acquired HIV, but HIV is not the most common cause of tonsilitis and swollen glands-- not by a long shot. Lots of other germs can cause these symptoms.... Read more »

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... 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 »
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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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Tonsils

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is tonsil swelling just as bad as gland or lymph node swelling. My glands are not that swollen but my tonsils are hudge, along with all of the other ARS symptoms that I am having.
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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 »

Tonsils and HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I am not sure this is the best place to ask my question but I am hoping that someone else has had the same problem as me and can share there story and give me some advice.

I have had really bad trouble with my tonsils ever since I was about about... Read more »