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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...
...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 »
I keep reading and hearing about swollen lymph nodes as a SIGN of HIV infection, but I'm confused. Is swollen lymph nodes a sign during initial infection, ARS and SeroConversion??? Where is one most likely to find them (behind the ears, on the...
...or other reasons) or infection. Lymph nodes
occur all over the body. In HIV infection
, many areas that you listed will have swollen glands
. This can occur in acute
infection and throughout the course of HIV disease
. Read more »
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 "normal" for swollen...
...including after just a few days. So swollen glands
can certainly start setting in by 3 months, and in fact, set in much earlier! Swollen lymph node
s are a sign that the body is trying to fight off infections. They are often a good sign (see my... Read more »
I would like to ask that if a person is infected by HIV and has fever symtom, how long will this symtom last or it will last for couple of days and then come back again?
...weeks after infection and lasts and average of 2 weeks. Fever is the most common symptoms, but it may also include fatigue, swollen lymph node
s, headache and rash. Read more »
...flu-like symptoms two to 12 weeks after they are first infected with HIV. These can include: aching joints and muscles fevers swollen lymph node
s sore throat skin rash fatigue During primary infection, the amount of HIV in the body is... Read more »
...The only way to find out if you are infected is by taking an HIV test. Primary Infection (or Acute
Infection) Primary HIV infection
is the first stage of HIV disease
, typically lasting only a week or two, when the virus first establishes... Read more »
...preceding receipt of their AHI diagnosis: fever (seven), malaise (six), night sweats (six), sore throat (five), joint pain (four), swollen glands
(four), and headache (four). Patients reported an average of four sex partners (range: 0-16; two sex... Read more »
...contribution of non-adherence and drug failure. AIDS 2000;14:2559-66. 51. Wolff AJ, O'Donnell AE. Pulmonary manifestations of HIV infection
in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Chest 2001;120:1888-93. 52. Kovacs JA, Hiemenz JW,... Read more »
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...night very sweaty (I had to change my sleeping clothes only not my bed), however, I haven't had any other symptoms (no fever, no swollen lymph node
, no soar throat, etc.), could this be a sign of acutehiv infection?
I'm waiting a couple more... Read more »
...A person is exhibiting classic signs of acute
hiv ie: sore throat, swollen lymph node
s, muscle pains, general fatigue. They take the antimicrobial zithromax and have all signs of this supposed acute
hiv quickly Read more »
... I 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 Read more »
...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 »