Is Swollen Lymph Glands A Sign Of Acute HIV Infection
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Harvard Medical SchoolI'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 »
Harvard Medical SchoolEnlarged 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 that you have a chronic HIV infection. However, right after a... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationThis forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Mark,Unfortunately, I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet, as I do not have access to your complete medical file and all of your laboratory test results or have the benefit of a physical examination. However, with... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesit's mostly because of a problem with teeth.. and after you start to be paranoiac about HIV , you 'll find out you have a swollen lympg glands there.. don't worry about lymph glands under jaw..
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI READ SOMEWHERE ON THE WEB THAT IF YOU HAVE LYMPH NODES THAT ARE SWOLLEN FOR AT LEAST THREE MONTHS YOU SHOULD GET TESTED FOR HIV. IS THIS TRUE? HAS ANYONE ELSE READ OR HEARD ABOUT THIS? I THOUGHT LYMPH NODES AND THE REST OF THE SYPTOMS WENT AWAY... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAre swollen salivary glands a sign of HIV infection, whether recent or not? I have two bumps beneath my jaw on the upper side adjacent to my throat. I don't know if these are lymph glands (scared it may be persitent generalized lymphadenopathy as... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThere 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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