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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 desperately in need for your help again. As a quick reminder my exposure was a possible unprotected penetration for a maybe 30sec during anal/penile rubbing....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Worried Sam,1.There are many factors involved in PEP efficacy/failure. These would include time of first dose (most effective when started 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 »

kinda worried

hi doc. i hope u are fine i really need your help here 4 years ago a girl gave me a blow job 4 days... Read more »
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Worried well...or maybe not.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...with the underlying lymph gland swollen. This development has sent me into total panic mode, as everything I've read points to swollen glands as a major signpost of Acute Retroviral Syndrome. I've been to a counselor specializing in HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Swollen glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...under my right am pit. I feel some soreness, should i be worried. Read more »

Very worried. Swollen glands.......

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rash on legs. Went away with cream from doctor. 2 weeks after that rash on face that persisted until 3 months of antibiotics swollen glands under jaw appeared about a month after exposure. Still swollen 11 months later. blood tests done at 3... Read more »

Swollen glands

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...So I have noticed that everyone that thinks they are hiv+ have swollen glands or lymph nodes. Personally I have had swollen, sore glands since November and I am at high risk. Is everyone hiv+ or are we just Read more »