Swollen Lymph Nodes Could I Have Acute HIV Infection
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University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolWhen acute HIV infection occurs, the virus enters the body at the point of contact, i.e. the vagina, and spreads to the surrounding lymph nodes; it takes about a week for the virus to get into the bloodstream and then spread throughout the body... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolEnlarged 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 »
Stanford University, School of MedicineSwelling of lymph nodes is a nonspecific sign of inflammation (due to cancers or other reasons) or infection. Lymph nodes occur all over the body. In HIV infection, many areas that you listed will have swollen glands. This can occur in acute... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions. Acute Viral Syndrome, Seroconversion, andthe onset of chronic HIV/AIDS symptoms are 3 different time points in HIVinfection. One is not dependant on the others. For example, the severity ofAcute Viral Syndrome is... Read more »
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Posted by mikeisworried, 1 ReplyHi 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI READ SOMEWHERE ON THE WEB THAT IF YOU HAVE LYMPH NODES THAT ARE SWOLLEN FOR AT LEAST THREE MONTHS YOU SHOULD GET TESTED FOR HIV. IS THIS TRUE? HAS ANYONE ELSE READ OR HEARD ABOUT THIS? I THOUGHT LYMPH NODES AND THE REST OF THE SYPTOMS WENT AWAY... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesEven if you do not have any other symptoms will swollen gland always appear in the first few weeks of infection? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesQ 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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