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Is Swollen Glands A Sign Of Acute HIV Infection

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swollen glands on pep

i have swollen groin glands(no other swollen glands elsewhere) at this stage around 10 days after exposure. At first i was that scared after exposure but got thinking and then went to hospital. I went on pep after 68 hours after and have taken it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the groin, as an isolated symptom, are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). The adenopathy (swollen glands) associated with HIV is generalized. That means it occurs in multiple locations throughout the body.... Read more »

Is a stiff neck a sign of acute HIV infection

Hi, 3 weeks ago I received unprotected oral sex from someone i know injects drugs. A few days ago I... Read more »

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There is a lot of talk about how "swollen glands" are common in HIV'ers at ANY time during... Read more »
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Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same symptoms as acute HIV infection such as fever, swollen glands, fatigue etc... Maybe for all those people who are experiencing worried well syndrome should look... Read more »

I Dont know WhaT To Do!!!

Posted by salvino, 4 Replies
...are done i started getting a sore throat, my mouth is really dry all the time, i have this anal itch from time to time, also swollen glands under my chin and both of my underarms had them but now its only the left one but at first the hurt but... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...worsens, a variety of complications start to take over. For many people, the first signs of infection are large lymph nodes or "swollen glands" that may be enlarged for more than 3 months. Other symptoms often experienced months to years before... 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 all over Read more »