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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 »

Enlarged Parotid Glands

I have bilateral swelling of the parotid glands. My CD4 count is 609 and viral load <50 copies.... Read more »
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Risk for Salivary Gland Cancer High Among People With AIDS

In a poster presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, results from the HIV/AIDS Cancer Match Study show an increase in the risk for mouth ( nasopharngeal ) cancer and a more modest increase in the risk of certain salivary gland cancers in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

European Union Backs Campaign to Free Bulgarian Nurses Condemned to Death in Libya

Today in Sofia, the European Union enlargement commissioner endorsed attempts to secure the freedom of five Bulgarians and a Palestinian sentenced to death in Libya for allegedly infecting hundreds of children with HIV. "You have our compassion and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Media Professionals in Papua New Guinea Gather for Weeklong HIV/AIDS Training Course

Twenty journalists and public relations officers gathered on Monday in Lae, Papua New Guinea, for a weeklong training course organized by the Papua New Guinea Family Health Authority on HIV/AIDS and its effects on the country, Papua New Guinea's ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hormones

Introduction The Endocrine System How Do Hormones Work? Hormones and HIV/AIDS Sex Hormones Men Women Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women Conclusion Selected Sources Introduction The term "hormone" broadly refers to any type of... Read more »
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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 »

LowRisk Sex with the HighRisk and salivary glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have had a swollen gland in the right side of my neck, under my jaw for about FIVE months. It is not tender, and flucuates in size. The GP thought it was a submandibular lymph node; however, the ENT believes it to be my submandibular salivary... Read more »