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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

swollen lymph node

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had unprotected sex and a day after that, my lymph node (on right nect) was swollen and I had fever. This is the sixth day, although the fever had retreated, the lymph node has not. The doctor I went to see gave me some antibiotics and told me... 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 »

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 intercurrent symptoms and arrange for testing if... Read more »

unprotected oral sex with ejaculation.

Hi Dr. Bob,Let me begin by say..."Keep up the good work"!!! You are truly a 'blessing' to those who are hiv positive, seeking information, and those who have made foolish choices regarding sexual behavior (i.e., MYSELF)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You've "broken out with bums . . . ."??? Hmmm . . . OK, if you say so. Your HIV risk French kissing and unprotected insertive oral is extremely low. Your negative ELISA for HIV-1 and -2 out to 13 weeks is definitive,... Read more »

PEP - swollen lymph nodes concern

I must begin by apologizing if there have been a similar question answered, but given my situation, I doubt so.Approximately two weeks ago today I had unprotected-anal-insertive (top) sex with someone who then told me he was HIV positive. I rushed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The nodes you describe with your scenario would generally be unlikely due to primary HIV infection (or your PEP regimen). Swelling in thhose locations is fairly common and non-specific.KH... Read more »
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