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Swollen Glands After Anal Fingering Worried I Have HIV

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Swollen glands and Testicular Pain

Diagnosed with HIV in November of this year...Began Atripla 6 weeks ago in the hopes of stopping all of the swelling and pain...CD4 up to 540 with Viral Load at 150 and going lower--no negative response to medication at all.Have had swollen lymph...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your symptoms involving swollen glands/testicle unlikely to be related directly to the Atripla though non-specific flare-ups of swelling can be related to immune reconstitution Read more »

very scared....PEP and swollen glands??

Dear Dr. Bob,About two weeks ago I posted a question which you kindly answered it. Now I am... Read more »

Please answer!!! Worried sick about swollen glands and more...

Fellow Irondequoit native, second request to you. After a month, my neck glands are still swollen.... Read more »
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31 days test

Posted by Roper2008, 1 Reply
...a text book case of ARS!! this being just late August got me so worried. Cracking headache, Diarrhea, Very Dry Sore Throat, Swollen glands in neck, Dry cough,Non itchy Rash on neck area, fatigue, aching body all over and a very high fever!!! this... Read more »

Really worried. Help!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...not infected. I'm also getting some strange symptoms, muscles aches and numbness in my fingers. Is this a symptom of early HIV infection? I don't know how I'm going to survive for the next 4 months while I wait to be tested. Read more »

re-post. hoping someone can answer me

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...elisa test. I have also been sick this week with more upper respitory issues (post nasal drip, cough, malaise, no fever, no swollen glands, headache, tired tired tired). does seroconversion / ARS happen this fast and should i be concerned here? ... Read more »

Worried and need to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...appeared suddenly. After that, fatigue set in and a heavy head feeling. I never had a fever (I think) and I do not nor did have swollen glands or a rash. After this (all within 2 weeks ago), my lower back beagn to ache. I went to a doctor at an... Read more »