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Swollen glands in someone with HIV

Im hiv poz and not on arvs. My cd4 count is 494 and viral load is 13 000. I have developed swollen glands on my neck.What treatment is effective for swollen glands?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Swollen glands in the neck in an HIV+ person can be due to HIV itself (concentrated in lymph nodes) or other infections or inflammatory conditions Read more »

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 during... Read more »

If you have swollen glands and are HIV negative, does this mean that you don't have HIV infection?

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Swollen Glands

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...In early HIV infection, when the lymph nodes are swollen, could it be just one in the neck swollen or would it usually affect the lymph nodes Read more »

Swollen glands, Am I going nuts?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...female by the way. I was tested in march and it was negative. I am going crazy!! I am convincing myself I have HIV, due to the swollen glands, some tiredness, achiness.. am i insane?? should i be this scared? Read more »

Swollen glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know that swollen glands can happen with ARS, and not usually after that 2-4 weeks, but I have concerns with painful swollen glands and a sore throat. Read more »

swollen glands,

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Tested Home access @7.5 months, neg. I have a swollen gland in the neck now for over one month. I developed a couple of swollen glands in the abdomin, left side under rib cage, and now some in the groin area. This with canker sores and sore... Read more »