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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...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I've addressed the issue of lymph nodes on MANY recent responses so I don't want to repeat all the response here.I'll address your two questions1) How soon after HIV infection can swollen nodes appear? Lymph nodes can swell very soon... Read more »

blood/liquid fluids on the cigarette bud.

Dr. Bob, I am not buying a pack of cigarettes for the past 6 months, because if i buy it i smoke the whole pack in a day, i had to control it, because my health is not good. So what i was doing was in the evening after work, i go to a bar and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Do I think you are at risk? Yes, absolutely! But not from HIV! From smoking! Cigarettes will kill you in a very painful and undignified fashion. You have much more to fear from your cigarette habit than from HIV. Your HIV-acquisition risk is... Read more »

Constant Weight Loss, Night Sweats,swollen Lymph nodes & Low Body Teperature. Cancer Symptoms?

Dear Doctor, I am a 40 year old male & was diagnosed with hiv in 2009 with atripla being my haart. Over the past year my cd4 count has been in the 400's and I am undetectable. However over the past year I have been loosing weight at a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Persistent weight loss and night sweats (even if without fever) is concerning to me. The fact that your CD4 count is in the normal range is reassuring, but this is deserving of your doctor's attention.In additional... Read more »

Ars symptoms (no swollen glands or fever)

27 year old female who had high risk exposure 17 days ago. Unprotected sex with person of unknown status. We had sex twice and used a condom at the end of the second time. At day 15 I got a small rash on my roar that's still there. It is...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHaving unprotected sex with someone that you don't know their status, you obviously know, puts you at risk of HIV transmission.The symptoms you are describing could be due to HIV but can also be due to many other things, including as you... Read more »
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Flu Symptoms + Swollen Lymph Node

Posted by sammyg2014, 3 Replies
Hi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... Read more »

persistent swollen nodes

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
after my high-risk encounter 9 weeks ago, i still have swollen nodes (since week 2) in the neck and groin. 3 weeks ago the doc put me on antibiotics for sinunitis and laryngitus. i finished the anitbiotics a week ago, but the nodes perisist. the... Read more »

Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

I would like to know if when you have swollen glands in the neck are they sore or painless?


I just took the plunge and took my 2nd HIV testI am awaiting my results, which should be ready, this fri-sat.

I am... Read more »

When will the swollen nodes appear after HIV infection?

Posted by esia501, 1 Reply
I've totally stopped from doing free sex for about a year. Lately i've had fatigue, diarrhea for three weeks (weight is not decreasing at all), feeling wanna vomit/nausea, joint aching. I wonder when will the lymph nodes swollen when HIV infected in... Read more »