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Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi please help, i am getting very worried.

I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »

Flu Symptoms + Swollen Lymph Node

Posted by sammyg2014, 3 Replies
Hi! I'm a 21 year old homosexual male and I am really freaking out about the possibility that I could have HIV. I just took an HIV test this Wednesday and I won't get the test until after 10 business days. That's about in two weeks. It's really... Read more »

Swollen Lymph Nodes

Posted by kryce, 1 Reply
I'm still waiting to be tested...two more days and I can finally be done and over with this worry. But I wanted to know that if swollen lymph nodes with no symptoms is a sign of hiv/how severe it would have to be. It has been six months since i've... Read more »

Swollen lymph node after unprotected sex

Posted by mojo999, 1 Reply
Please help, I had an unprotected sex with a lady a week ago stupidly and I developed a swollen lymph node in my upper neck (under my jaw) 2 days ago. My vision is slightly blurry as I have just discovered today, I have spoken to her and she advised... Read more »

Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Q for HIV+ people about swollen lymph nodes

I would like to know if when you have swollen glands in the neck are they sore or painless?


I just took the plunge and took my 2nd HIV testI am awaiting my results, which should be ready, this fri-sat.

I am... Read more »
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you said lymph nodes are common; what if just one lymph node is swollen

in your reply to someone you said that lymph nodes are very common in hiv infected people. what about if just one node is swollen? if it were hiv would that necessarily mean that more nodes would be swollen? i had unprotected sex. i have a...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Enlarged lymph nodes are part and parcel of HIV. These enlarged lymph nodes represent the body's attempt at fighting off the HIV virus. Usually there is "generalized lymphadenopathy"; what this means is that there are many swollen... Read more »

please please please please please; swollen lymph nodes

I had unsafe sex from 91-94 and I started having mouth symptoms in 97 so I tested for HIV; it came back neg; then I tested again in 98 negative again; then july 2001 I started getting seborrhea on my face. In Sept 2001 I found a lymph node under my...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I would seriously doubt that you have HIV infection given your repeated negative HIV tests and given no exposure since 1994. Lymph nodes under the armpit are very common. Even minor cuts and scratches on the arms can cause lymph node swelling.... Read more »

upset stomach, swollen lymph nodes, fever

Two and a half weeks ago I had unprotected oral sex with a woman. During forplay she bit my tongue causing it to bleed. I then performed oral sex on her not knowing the condition of my tongue. I am very concerned. She doesn't believe herself to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected.2. No. But then again I've not run across a story exactly like yours either! (Your gal-pal bites you tongue hard enough that it bleeds and then you give her... Read more »

swollen axillary lymph nodes

Hi i was just curious at first i had sores in my mouth then i went to the dr they said it was nothing they ha taken a hiv test in oct on the 11th and everthing was negative now i have swollen axillary lymph nodes and i am very tired and now i am...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
A variety of viral infections can cause mouth sores and swollen lymph nodes. Sometimes it's as simple as an upper respiratory virus (common cold). Persistent fatigue, sore throat (pharyngitis), and generalized swollen lymph nodes are also... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV Drugs Have Harder Time Penetrating Lymph Nodes Than Blood Cells

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study to determine why antiretrovirals (ARVs) are effective for treating HIV infection, allowing patients to live longer, but do not cure the infection. The study by Timothy Schacker,... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Q&A With Oprah Guest Bridget Gordon, Who Sued Ex-Husband for Giving Her HIV

Bridget Gordon Ten years ago, Bridget Gordon had it all: the high-paying engineering career, the beautiful Los Angeles home and the handsome, loving husband. Or so she thought. Almost immediately after marrying the music executive, Gordon got... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Most HIV-Positive MSM Practice Abstinence, Condom Use or Monogamy to Reduce Chances of HIV Transmission, Study Says

Most HIV-positive men who have sex with men in the United States are taking precautionary measures to avoid transmitting the virus to their partners, according to a study published on Thursday in the CDC 's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ,... Read more »
Housing Works

The FDA Gives Truvada as PreP the Official Okay

Photo courtesy of Getty Images. Yesterday, just two weeks after approving the first at home HIV test, the FDA gave using the HIV drug Truvada as a pre-exposure prophylaxis the official nod, an expected decision after an FDA board unanimously... Read more »