Swollen Glands Worried It Could Be Ars
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesit's mostly because of a problem with teeth.. and after you start to be paranoiac about HIV , you 'll find out you have a swollen lympg glands there.. don't worry about lymph glands under jaw..
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHello everyone!
I'm going to be blunt here: I had a very low risk experience (recieved oral sex) but now I am seriously worried. About two days after the incident, the glands in my throat became swollen and I felt nauseus for about five days. It is... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesSo 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 really paranoid? Do all these people with... Read more »
Posted by Sam34yo, 7 RepliesI contracted HIV mid-June (had I thought there was a chance I'd contracted HIV I would have taken PEP - damn!). Anyway, my viral load hasn't come down as much as I had hoped. Five months on an my viral load is 290,000 copies/ml. My CD4 is fine - in... Read more »
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:
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Can I offer some words of wisdom? Sure thing. STOP HAVING UNSAFE SEX!Neurological symptoms occur in approximately 12% of acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) cases. These symptoms include aseptic meningitis, meningoencephalitis, peripheral neuropathy,... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiHaving unprotected sex with someone that you don't know their status, you obviously know, puts you at risk of HIV transmission.The symptoms you are describing could be due to HIV but can also be due to many other things, including as you... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolI've addressed the issue of lymph nodes on MANY recent responses so I don't want to repeat all the response here.I'll address your two questions1) How soon after HIV infection can swollen nodes appear? Lymph nodes can swell very soon... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Worried Sam,1.There are many factors involved in PEP efficacy/failure. These would include time of first dose (most effective when started as soon as possible after exposure) and specific regimen prescribed, etc. Consequently, the best I can... Read more »
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