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Swollen Glands Could I Have Acute HIV Infection

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swollen glands on pep

i have swollen groin glands(no other swollen glands elsewhere) at this stage around 10 days after exposure. At first i was that scared after exposure but got thinking and then went to hospital. I went on pep after 68 hours after and have taken it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the groin, as an isolated symptom, are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). The adenopathy (swollen glands) associated with HIV is generalized. That means it occurs in multiple locations throughout the body.... Read more »

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Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same symptoms as acute HIV infection such as fever, swollen glands, fatigue etc... Maybe for all those people who are experiencing worried well syndrome should look... Read more »

Acute HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my worries. I started to feel somewhat feverish with swollen gland about 2 weeks after the encounter. My question relates to Acute HIV symptoms though. I got what could be described as flu-like symptoms about 2.5 months after the encounter. What... Read more »

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 Sam34yo, 6 Replies
...until my VL reaches a set point... which could be several months away. He suggests there is nothing he can do about the very swollen glands. There isn't much talk of swollen glands in this forum. Is anyone else experiencing this? Has their doctor... Read more »