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Painful Swallowing Hiv

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problem swallowing - JB

Dear Doctor I am having difficulty swallowing,because of a strange pain on my front neck.My Doctor says there are lymph nodes swollen there,that's why?is this a big problem?I can't touch lymph nodes,but my Doc says that there are not too...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Lymph nodes commonly become enlarged in persons with HIV infection, and the neck is a place where they usually are found. However, it is very unusual for lymph nodes to be so big that they interfere with swallowing. I would recommend visiting with... Read more »

CMV; to swallow or not to swallow,that is the question.

Dr. Frascino, I am a RN who happens to dance with HIV. Most of my patients dance with it too. My... Read more »

swallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009)

hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assured... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Search for a Cure: Don't Swallow: A Look at the Risks of Oral Sex

Beth Dillon of the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) most recent work focuses on determining the risk of oral sex transmission of HIV. But Beth was surprised this issue made front-page news. Her findings are far from the irresponsible headline... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV-Related Pain

Table of Contents Introduction What Causes Pain? Common Types of Pain Assessing Pain Pain Management What to Do if You Have Pain Introduction Pain is common in people living with HIV (HIV+ people). One study found thatmore than... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

"What a Pain" Gives Practical Pointers for Addressing HIV Chronic Pain in Clinical Settings

Sixty percent of HIV-infected patients have chronic pain, which remains under- or untreated in the vast majority of such patients (80%), according to R. Douglas Bruce, M.D., M.A., M.Sc. In the recent webinar "What a Pain: Addressing HIV Chronic Pain... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV/AIDS Awareness Videos From Around the World

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swallowing infected bload

Posted by lost, 3 Replies
i ve been experiencing difficulty in swallowing for 2 months now, i don't have a sore throat at all, i am not sick, i feel very healthy, i only have this problem i feel like someone is pushing on my neck.
i also have sollen tonsil for 3 months now,... Read more »

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv??
Thanks all..
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swallowed semen

Posted by micmax
I recently had a sexual experience that ended in swallowing a small amount of my partners semen (it was outside the body for approxmiately 10-15 seconds before I came in contact with it). My sexual partners HIV status is unknown to me.

He is very... Read more »

Depression is swallowing my being

Posted by Arawaki, 4 Replies
Hi everyone,

I'm not sure if I'm in the right post, but I've been positive for a 15 months now...not sure if that still qualifies as "recently diagnosed" but those months have been rocky, as I'm sure it has been for many of you. I'm seeking some... Read more »