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Is Parotid Gland Swelling A Symptom Of Hiv

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bilateral parotid gland swelling

I am HIV+ for 27 years. Current med regimen is Sustiva/Viread/Epivir/Oxandrin with 200 +/- CD4 for the last 3 years and an undetectable viral load. Ive been receiving Sculptra treatments for the last 3 years. Ive had bilateral cheek swelling for...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. Parotid swelling occasionally does complicate HIV infection and is almost always a benign process. When it develops off treatment, starting antiretroviral therapy often leads to improvement of the parotid swelling. I... Read more »

Parotid Gland Swelling

Hello Dr. Henry,I have had HIV for nearly 20 years now, and over the last 5 years, my parotid... Read more »

parotid glands swelling

Hi I have been HIV+ for 14 years and have had two medium cases of lipo... (sorry I forget which... Read more »
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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 »

nodule on Parotid Papillae early sign of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello people,

First i'd like to say that The Body is a great site and i think it has many visitors from outside the US. So do i from Holland.

I'm suffering whith the following problem:

In august 2001 I have had protected oral and latex protected... Read more »

Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There is a great amount of reference made to Swollen Glands re HIV infection and diagnosis. Are swollen glands also painful ( as opposed to being tender to the touch ) ?

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Swollen glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know that swollen glands can happen with ARS, and not usually after that 2-4 weeks, but I have concerns with painful swollen glands and a sore throat. I know it's cold/flu season.. I know symptoms are not diagnositc. These facts aren't helping my... Read more »