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Mumps And Hiv

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Mumps Outbreak- Immunize?

I live in Iowa.. and there has been an outbreak of mumps of sorts. Mostly on college campuses (I'm in a college town). I'm not a college student. Should I be immunized for mumps? I'm a 50 y/o male HIV+. Thanks. ...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
The vaccine for mumps is given as part of the "MMR" or measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. In general those born before 1957, which would be you if you are 50 years old are considered to be immune. For those born in 1957 or later who do... Read more »

Mumps vaccine confusion

I work in the medical field and am starting a new job fairly soon,during my pre-employement... Read more »

mumps? I love you Dr. Bob!

Doc Bob, I am in love with you. I even read the answers to questions I already know just to read... Read more »
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Recommended Immunizations for HIV-Positive Adults

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Mumps...

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
anyone see on the news about the mumps epidemic? i saw last night that its in fullswing epidemic proportions in Iowa, and spreading now to minnesota,illinois, and few other bordering states of Iowa....said it has migrated from the UK.

thought id post... Read more »

Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There 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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Swelling And 'Excuses'

Posted by BabyFirefly, 2 Replies
So I've had some swelling for a while now and I've heard/been told that part of HIV symptoms = swelling of glands/lymph nodes. Do you guys have any suggestions when it comes to telling people what is causing the swelling?
I really don't want to tell... Read more »

Lymph Nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
OK weird question,and just a show of my stupidity about the human body, but where are these lymph nodes that swell after the initial infection.....and what do they look like....and feel like if they are infact swollen, due to the HIV....sorry for... Read more »