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Swollen Lymph Nodes After Touching Vaginal Sore Worried I Have HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...very minor symptoms, some people experience none at all), are almost impossible to tell apart from symptoms you might get if you have another type of viral infection, such as the flu. Symptom Possible Symptom of Flu? Possible Symptom of Acute HIV? Fever Yes Yes Chills Yes Yes Night sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during the "acute" phase,...
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Ear Ache, (possibly) swollen lymph nodes, and PEP

I was recently exposed to HIV through insertive anal sex (I was the top) without a condom--the exact date was February 22, 2010. My boyfriend had neglected to inform me that he had unprotected receptive anal sex with someone from the internet a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Are you being followed by an HIV specialist during your course of PEP? I recommend this whenever possible. It would help in situations like yours. The HIV specialist would be able to evaluate any Read more »

Worried again (CUNNILINGUS, 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob: Thank you for all that you do here. It is a fact that knowledge is the best tool we have in order to fight this desease. Nevertheless, sometines emotions and libid interfere with good thinking and knowledge, and so does alcohol!!!Im a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...months after exposure: diarrhoea, fatigue, mild fever, white coated tongue, sore throat, cough, red rashes on chest and thighs, swollen lymph nodes (4) on thigh Three months - ten months after exposure: swollen nodes remain, red itchy rashes on... Read more »

swollen lymph nodes in armpit

Hello,I had protected sex with someone who put the condom on me. One week later I had swollen lymph node in my right armpit which went away in 2 days. I also had light pain in right pelvis area and prickly feeling in the right foot. This too went...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...I am not aware of any cases of HIV having been transmitted by contact from the hand of an infected person to the genitals of another. If you used a condom for Read more »

Dr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,

Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i had a cut on my face. She could be HIV positive, if she is HIV positive and since her saliva comes into contact with my blood, am i at risk of getting HIV?Let me know. Thanks. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...they have no symptoms. Immediately after infection, some people may develop mild, temporary flu-like symptoms or persistently swollen glands. Even if you look and feel healthy, you may be infected. The only way to know your HIV status for sure is... Read more »
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Women and HIV

...equipment. Women should discuss vaginal problems with their health care provider, especially yeast infections that don't go away or vaginal ulcers (sores). These could be signs of HIV infection. Women planning pregnancy should seek care prior to... Read more »
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Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...but now this is making me worried about my HIV results. Anyone know how common is it to get a false positive on a HEP C test? Also, my doctor mentioned that although the HIV test hadn't come in yet, if it did come back positive they're usually... Read more »

Does HIV always cause swollen lymph nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Even if you do not have any other symptoms will swollen gland always appear in the first few weeks of infection? Read more »

Help with lymph node worries

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...been feeling them, and I have a swollen one under my chin. I am so worried. Where exactly are the nodes on the neck and throat? With HIV swelling, do they get to where they really protrude the neck? Its normal if they are a little big, right? How... Read more »

what should be the size of lymph node to worry?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
..."O" also it's not painful.. I don't have fever , I have great appettite (I can eat 2 sheeps right now :) and also no other swollen lymph nodes.. my pharyngitis is almost stopped.. so why is it then without any reason? :( I'm Read more »