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Swollen Lymph Glands Worried It Could Be AIDS

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...activities you describe.Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The only reason to worry or consider HIV testing is risk exposure, not whether symptoms are present. (Your particular symptoms are not... 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 »