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Swollen Lymph Glands Worried It Could Be Ars

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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..

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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 »

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 really paranoid? Do all these people with... Read more »

lymph glands or anything other gland

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just wanted to post my story for everyone to get a little insight and to rest assured all the "worried wells" out there. I had protected sex with an HIV+ person he never told me he was HIV+ until like a year later. When I first found out I freaked... Read more »

Swollen Lymph node !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can a swollen lymph node be a sign of ars? I was have a 2 Elisa tests both negatives at two and three months(12 weeks) after risk, but at four month the lymph node turn up in my neck (no mores symptoms, no fevers)....I'm in the 6 months after risk... Read more »
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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
Hello Mark,Unfortunately, I cannot diagnose the cause of your symptoms over the Internet, as I do not have access to your complete medical file and all of your laboratory test results or have the benefit of a physical examination. However, with... Read more »

What exactly do "swollen glands" mean? How soon after a new HIV infection can swollen glands appear?

There is a lot of talk about how "swollen glands" are common in HIV'ers at ANY time during infection, even during the asymptomatic period and AFTER acute retroviral syndrome . Is this true?Does this mean that it is possible or...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I'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 »

Lymph Nodes and ARS

I had a risky exposure recently and I am extremely worried about my lymphadenopathy.It is my understanding that symptoms (ARS) can start showing within 2 weeks after exposure to HIV.My question is specifically with regards to lymph nodes:1. Is...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes, swollen lymph nodes can be a feature of acute HIV. You should get HIV tested and explain your recent exposure to the clinicians so they can direct proper testing. DW... Read more »

towel/bed sheet? swollen glands?

Hello,I'd like to know whether a towel/bed sheet can be a media of HIV transmission or not? coz when I visit this sex worker 12 days ago I laid on the bed which I don't know it's dirty or not and I'm naked. I don't know if...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:There is no risk of transmission from a situation like this. I would suggest reading the section on HIV transmission. HIV does not live well outside of the body, needs a portal of entry into your body, and the mode of transmission must... Read more »
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