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How Long Do Glands Stay Swollen When Infected With Hiv

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Pain associated with long term treatment of HIV

Dr. Henry,I started having deep aches in all my joints 2 years ago. I have been treated for HIV for 15 years with normal CD4 cell counts and non detectable Viral Loads and no other major illnesses. My specialist sent the inflammatory lab work up...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have not seen credible data clearly linking long tern successful HIV treatment with swelling of joints or specific drugs with that problem either. In our large HIV clinic we also have not been seeing a trend of increasing Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...exit the blood-stream more easily. But even when there are no breaks in the skin, STIs can cause biological changes, such as swelling of tissue, that may make HIV transmission more likely. Studies show that HIV-positive individuals who are... Read more »

Lymph node Swelling

After primary HIV infection on average how long do Lymph Glands stay swollen? It has now been 5 weeks after possible exposure and my lymph glands in the genital area are still slightly swollen although not as much as they were primarily. The Doctor...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...Swollen lymph nodes in the inguinal region can be enlarged for many different reasons and are very common. I would suggest continuing Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...complex response that results when your body attacks germs or repairs damaged tissue. A simple example of it is the redness, swelling and soreness that emerges around a cut as it's healing. For your immune system to repair the damage and clear... Read more »
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Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

please help me, answer my question please!!!!!

Posted by nightsunami, 2 Replies
I had a situation of little risk, insertive oral sex, but nevertheless I have the inflamed ganlios of the neck and am scared of to have had vih. that they think of my case?what do you think??' i needed read some answer whith us...thanks Read more »

swollen throat with poss. infection????

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...ever had ARS symptoms. but it has been about a year and a half since possible exposure and about 8 months of that I have had swollen throat glands........ does this sound common for anyone else who has tested possitive? i am going to take the... Read more »

GLAND QUESTION FOR G-MAN AND OTHERS

Posted by STUPID, 2 Replies
...I understand that glands will stay swollen for some time after infection and maybe for the duration of hiv,but will there be noticable swelling or just ache.Also which glands in the neck would be most affected? Read more »