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Swollen Armpit Sweat Glands And Signs Of Hiv

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Swollen glands and night sweats, terrified

Dr. Bob,I have read so many things in the past eight weeks concerning HIV that I am confident I will test positive at the 12 or 13 week mark. I am a male who is thirty-two years old. Approximately eight weeks ago I like many others became extremely...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Being "confident I will test positive at 12 or 13 weeks" and actually testing HIV positive at 12 or 13 weeks are two extremely different things!You ask: "But what is going on with me?" Actually I believe you answered your... Read more »

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Hello, about 5 months ago the lymph nodes from my ear down my neck have swollen and gone back down... Read more »
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How can I identify a swollen gland (armpit)?!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had an exposure 1.5 months ago with a guy that knew he was HIV + but didnt tell me anything until yesterday... I did not use a condom... I think I may have a little swelling in my armpits... Does anybody know how to identify if this is happening?... 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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Swollen Salivary Glands

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are swollen salivary glands a sign of HIV infection, whether recent or not? I have two bumps beneath my jaw on the upper side adjacent to my throat. I don't know if these are lymph glands (scared it may be persitent generalized lymphadenopathy as... Read more »

How do I know if my glands are swollen??!

Posted by Anonymous
Ever since I have been reading that swollen lymph glands are a sign of HIV, I have been looking and touching them everyday and possibly imagining that i feel throbbing in them. How do i know if they are swollen and what will it feel like (hard,... Read more »