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Hiv Risk And Inflamed Glands

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Vocal chord inflamation the result of HIV?

Hi Doctor Bob -- I was very intrigued by your recent article on inflammation. I'm an HIV-positive singer/songwriter taking Viramune and Truvada -- undetectable since shortly after starting meds about two years ago, and my t-cells are climbing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'm pleased my blog on HIV "inflammaging" has intrigued so many visitors to this site! I wish I had the "wisdom" you and so many others are anticipating. Unfortunately, as with all other new and evolving aspects of... Read more »

Inflamed colon

Hi I have an inflamed bowel which occurred a few weeks after u had sex. I tested negative at 3... Read more »

Inflamation

Hi Nelson,I am on Atripla. Undetectable and my T-Cell count hovers around 600 and continuing to... Read more »
Articles
Project Inform

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 »
ACRIA and GMHC

HIV and Inflammation: A New Threat

Introduction What Is Inflammation? Inflammatory Markers and Mortality Aging Before Your Time? Conclusion Introduction Traditionally, it was thought that the natural course of HIV included a period of latency -- a time when the virus... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rare Strain of Chlamydia Might Be Spreading in U.S. Among MSM, Increasing HIV Risk, Specialists Say

A strain of chlamydia "rarely seen outside" Africa and Southeast Asia appears to be spreading among men who have sex with men in the U.S., increasing the risk of HIV transmission, according to health officials and specialists, the AP/ Washington... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rare Strain of Chlamydia Found Among MSM in U.S., Increases HIV Risk

An "unusually virulent" strain of chlamydia appears to be spreading in the U.S. primarily among men who have sex with men, raising concerns among officials about the increased risk of HIV transmission, federal researchers said on Wednesday, the Los... Read more »
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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 »

Swollen Glands?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello everyone!
I'm going to be blunt here: I had a very low risk experience (recieved oral sex) but now I am seriously worried. About two days after the incident, the glands in my throat became swollen and I felt nauseus for about five days. It is... Read more »

Let's talk glands folks...

Posted by Anonymous
I KNOW SYMPTOMS DON'T EQUAL HIV INFECTION...
but...
It seems like a lot of people here have complained about swollen lymph nodes in neck, arms and groin after a high-risk or worrisome exposure but test negative...
I have swollen nodes in the neck,... 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 »