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Swollen Lymph Glands Under Armpit And Hiv Risk

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unprotected sex ,swollen forever+donation 50$ thank you

DEAR Dr Bob. hope you are doing well. i had unprotected sex with a girl i met in a bar 4 times in one night, in 2007 June ......i got tested for hiv in February 2008 which came out negative i had all the symptoms of hiv swollen soft axillary lymph...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...were swollen? I'm willing to hazard a guess that did not occur and you are self-diagnosing your lymphadenopathy (abnormally swollen lymph glands), right? Yeah, I thought so. OK, so if you are performing your own medical examination and diagnosing... Read more »

MORE Panic from Portugal

Hi Dr. Bob,Thank you for your reply. Im going to follow your advice, but I need get some courage to... Read more »

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... Read more »
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AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...HIV. Some advanced symptoms of HIV infection include: Rapid weight loss Dry, persistent cough Night sweats or fever Fatigue Swollen lymph glands Diarrhea that lasts longer than a week White spots on the tongue or in the mouth (Thrush)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...infected by HIV. Within a few weeks after being infected, some people get fever, headache, sore muscles and joints, stomach ache, swollen lymph glands, or a skin rash for one or two weeks. Most people think it's the flu. Some people have no... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
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Swollen lymph gland

Posted by goguy00, 2 Replies
Hi all, my first post here... I have been + since 2005, on meds (atripla) since 2007. I experienced a swollen lymph gland behind my neck shortly after I started meds. My Dr. really passed it off each visit that I brought it up. He said if it didn't... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...of the body equally. Let me remind you that it occurs in only about 8% of those undergoing ARS. Swollen lymph nodes, same as swollen lymph glands, (lymphadenopathy) are indeed common in this case. If you are a Worried Well case, like myself,... Read more »

How can I identify a swollen gland (armpit)?!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...was HIV + but didnt tell me anything until yesterday... I did not use a condom... I think I may have a little swelling in my armpits... Does anybody know how to identify if this is happening? I`m worried because I have some fever too... ... Read more »

if you worry about swollen lymph glands under jaw

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