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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the flu. The only way to know for sure if you are infected is to take an...
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Swollen glands in someone with HIV

Im hiv poz and not on arvs. My cd4 count is 494 and viral load is 13 000. I have developed swollen glands on my neck.What treatment is effective for swollen glands?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Swollen glands in the neck in an HIV+ person can be due to HIV itself (concentrated in lymph nodes) or other infections or inflammatory conditions Read more »

What exactly do "swollen glands" mean? How soon after a new HIV infection can swollen glands appear?

There is a lot of talk about how "swollen glands" are common in HIV'ers at ANY time during infection, even during the asymptomatic period and AFTER acute retroviral syndrome . Is this true?Does this mean that it is possible or "normal" for swollen...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...infection can swollen nodes appear? Lymph nodes can swell very soon after any viral infection, including after just a few days. So swollen glands can certainly start setting in by 3 months, and in fact, set in much earlier! Swollen lymph nodes... Read more »

If you have swollen glands and are HIV negative, does this mean that you don't have HIV infection?

I have a question about swollen glands. The presence of swollen glands indicates that the body is fighting against an infection. Therefore if a man has a swollen glands and his HIV test is negative, then does this mean the swollen glands are due...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Enlarged Lymph nodes (also known as swollen glands) are indeed often nothing more than the body's attempt to fight off an infection. If you are HIV negative, then it is unlikely Read more »

Swollen glands- Does it mean I have HIV

Where do swollen glands occur. I had a very large swollen gland on one side of my groin for months until it went down and I still get twinges there. However i have had no swollen glands elsewhere and I recover form any rare flu etc very rapidly.Does...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...response to infection and in response to many many other insults to the immune system. Although they enlarge in response to HIV, they also enlarge in response to most viruses including the common cold. So although most HIV'ers will have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indian Sex Workers Say Anti-Prostitution Law Will Hurt Efforts to Combat HIV Spread

... On Tuesday, Indian sex workers criticized a proposed law that would crack down on brothel owners and clients and would give police more latitude in raiding Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senegal: Clandestine Sex Workers Linked to Rising HIV/AIDS Rates

... Senegal has one of Africa's lowest HIV/AIDS infection rates -- less than 1 percent -- but vulnerable groups such as sex workers and gay men have higher HIV prevalence. Currently, HIV infection among legal sex workers in Dakar has risen to 21... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines How Population's Percentage of Female Commercial Sex Workers Affects HIV/AIDS Prevalence

...used cross-country linear and multiple regressions based on new UNAIDS data to determine that the number of female commercial sex workers as a percentage of the adult female population is positively correlated with HIV/AIDS prevalence... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Risk Behaviors in Unregistered Sex Workers in Dakar, Senegal

...population), but the government has long been concerned with the control of sexually transmitted infections (STI) among female sex workers. Since 1969, the government has officially tolerated prostitution among women over 21 who register and... Read more »
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Strangs palce for swollen glands

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have swollen glands in th middle of my chest, isn't that starnage? Read more »

Swollen Glands

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...In early HIV infection, when the lymph nodes are swollen, could it be just one in the neck swollen or would it usually affect the lymph nodes Read more »

Swollen glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
under my right am pit. I feel some soreness, should i be worried. Read more »

Swollen glands, Am I going nuts?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...female by the way. I was tested in march and it was negative. I am going crazy!! I am convincing myself I have HIV, due to the swollen glands, some tiredness, achiness.. am i insane?? should i be this scared? Read more »