Is Swollen Lymph Nodes A Symptom Of Acute HIV Infection
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University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolWhen acute HIV infection occurs, the virus enters the body at the point of contact, i.e. the vagina, and spreads to the surrounding lymph nodes; it takes about a week for the virus to get into the bloodstream and then spread throughout the body... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected.2. No. But then again I've not run across a story exactly like yours either! (Your gal-pal bites you tongue hard enough that it bleeds and then you give her... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,The per-episode risk of acquiring HIV from unprotected (or condom failure) penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is estimated to be 5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated risk would be even less, as we do not know the... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions. Acute Viral Syndrome, Seroconversion, andthe onset of chronic HIV/AIDS symptoms are 3 different time points in HIVinfection. One is not dependant on the others. For example, the severity ofAcute Viral Syndrome is... Read more »
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Posted by mikeisworried, 1 ReplyHi please help, i am getting very worried.
I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »
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 sammyg2014, 3 RepliesHi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesEven if you do not have any other symptoms will swollen gland always appear in the first few weeks of infection? Read more »
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