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Lymphnode Discomfort Associated Early Hiv

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Lymphnodes and primary!

Hello!Must start with saying you write wonderfully and charismatic, have found myself laughing out loud reading some of your witty answers .. :)well here is my question.I had brief unprotected oral sex with a man of unknown hiv status (I am gay)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Norwegian Worrier,Fifteen seconds of unprotected oral sex with a guy of unknown HIV status is not considered to be a significant risk for HIV transmission. HIV Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS) symptoms generally appear two to four weeks after... Read more »

Questions about Lymph-nodes

Hey Doctor Horwath,A couple of days ago, I discovered a swollon and tender Lynph-node on the right... Read more »


Dr. Henry In one of your answers you stated that people generally have some degree of swollen lymph... Read more »

Higher HCV RNA Levels Associated With Greater Early T-Cell Activation and CD4+ Cell Depletion Among Antiretroviral-Naive, HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

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Early Initiation of ART Is Associated With Growth Recovery in Children in NEVEREST-2

The effect of initiating ART early -- before 6 months of age -- on children's growth has not been well characterised. The NEVEREST-2 trial, conducted in Johannesburg, was designed to assess the reuse of nevirapine (NVP) in children who were... Read more »
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Prematurity Not Associated With Early Mortality in Infants on ART

Prematurity is a known risk for infant mortality. Other risks include maternal immunosuppression, delayed initiation of ART and low baseline CD4 percentage. Investigators from the Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) in Soweto, South Africa showed... Read more »
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Metabolic Complications Associated With HIV Disease

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Labwork, Lymphnodes and Meds

Posted by Iwonder, 1 Reply
I am a 25yo male who tested positive in April, I know for a fact I contracted HIV in March. A week before I got tested in April my lymph nodes began to swell on both sides of my jaw and and under my jaw, after I was tested two more behind my right... Read more »

Swollen lymphnodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am today at 10 weeks after a one time risky behaviour (oral sex on prostitute, rubbing of penis head on vaginal lips before condom intercourse). Lately I've occasionally felt a slight discomfort on the side of the throat (under the chin), on... Read more »

HIV Associated Dementia Symptoms

Posted by ScotCharles
You can be somewhat functional and still have HAD.

Manifestations of Dementia

Early manifestations of dementia may include the following:

Decreased attention or concentration

Reduced speed of information processing

Psychomotor slowing

Impaired... Read more »

symptoms/vaginal discomfort?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been having major symptoms. I worried in the past but have had no symptoms, now its real. The symptoms began about a month after the exposure and I have them still 3 months later. I guess my question is to those of you who have the virus, did... Read more »