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Swollen lymph glands during PEP

Dr Bob, can you help me PLEASE? I am now 34 yrs old. In May 2008 I had receptive anal sex during which time the condom broke. I always use condoms. I attended a clinic the following day and started PEP about 14 hours afterwards for 28 days. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...complete medical file and all of your laboratory test results or have the benefit of a physical examination. However, with negative HIV-antibody tests at baseline, two weeks and three months plus completing a full 28-day course of PEP, the... Read more »

Follow-up question swollen lymph glands

What are corticosteroids? I've just read an article from AIDSMAP TREATMENT & CARE in which they say... Read more »

Scared and Worried English Guy

Hello there,let me fill you in on what has happened to me. About 5 years ago I went to Amsterdam... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

... or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major components: ... Read more »
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Philippines Worried About Rapid Rise in HIV/AIDS Cases

... Responding to a worrying spike in new HIV/AIDS diagnoses, the Philippines health department today vowed to increase its outreach to those most at risk. Read more »
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Advocates Worry Conviction of Gay Couple in Malawi Could Hurt Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...send them to jail for more than a decade, a ruling activists fear could send others into hiding and hamper the fight against AIDS," NPR reports. The piece examines the situation in other African countries and efforts to promote HIV prevention... Read more »
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Swollen lymph gland

Posted by goguy00, 2 Replies
...passed it off each visit that I brought it up. He said if it didn't get bigger, or stay in constant pain then it was nothing to worry about. Though when he or I examined and pressed on it, I found it hurt and bothered me worse for days after. I... Read more »

if you worry about swollen lymph glands under jaw

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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.. Read more »

early hiv, worried

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...acute retroviral syndrome (ARS, also called AVS acute viral syndrome). This means, sore throat, fever, muscle & joint aches, swollen lymph glands, fatigue, also a rash. I ask cuz about 7 weeks ago I did a stupid thing and was a top in... Read more »

worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Some people say I'm negative due to me 16th weeks result, but symptoms keep ongoing, I'm very tired, have sore throat and still swollen lymph glands, never been sick before but last 5 months is like hell. I think I'm obsessed of having HIV... Read more »