Swollen Glands During Window Period
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIf you and your partner have only had sexual contact with each other in the three months prior to your antibody tests, then you are both HIV negative (as indicated by the tests). In that case, your symptoms are not related to HIV.If you have ongoing... Read more »
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What exactly do "swollen glands" mean? How soon after a new HIV infection can swollen glands appear?There is a lot of talk about how "swollen glands" are common in HIV'ers at ANY time... Read more »
Symptomatic Primary HIV Infection in a 49-Year-Old Man Who Has Sex With Men: Beware the Window PhaseThe researchers describe the case of a 49-year-old male who presented at an Amsterdam STD outpatient clinic in the fall of 2009. The patient had "fever, malaise, generalized rash, anal itching and rectal discharge after unprotected receptive anal... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi everyone, Can anyone help me figure out what to do....
I had about 5 unprotected vaginal intercourse exposures a year ago. Since then I have had the following issues which may be related or may not be to the exposure:
1-2 weeks later poison ivy/oak... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI don't care what the supposed experts say. All I know is what happened to me. I had a stupid, first time unprotected sexual encounter in early February. Two weeks later it all began. It started with feverish/flush of the face, neck and head. Then... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesThis is my first post here even though I have been practically living @ TheBody for the last couple of months...
I really need some help/peace of mind and have not been able to get it. I really need some "straight" talk...
On 11/9/01 I (gay male) had... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHi, I realize this board is mostly for those who have been diagnosed with HIV, but I hope you allow me to vent anyway. I was recently tested negative by an elisa and a rapid hiv test. I had a sexual relationship (unprotected) last year (summer... Read more »
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