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Swollen Lymph Nodes During Window Period

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window period and swollen glands

Dear doctorI had unprotected vaginal sex with a girl of my age and i am uncertain of our HIV stattus. I got an HIV test done at 11 weeks after the possible exposure and she did also about 2 weeks befor I went to do my test, we both came out HIV...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If you and your partner have only had sexual contact with each other in the three months prior to your antibody tests, then you are both HIV negative (as indicated by the tests). In that case, your symptoms are not related to HIV.If you have ongoing... 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... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people... Read more »
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Cancers

...disease) Lymphomas can be more advanced and difficult to treat in HIV-positive people, especially CNS lymphoma. Symptoms Swollen lymph nodes Fever, chills, sweats Weight loss Diagnosis Biopsy of affected lymph node More... Read more »
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Immune Restoration Syndrome

...other patients and with different infections. It was called "immune recovery syndrome." Some patients developed fever and swollen lymph nodes. Others had inflammation in various parts of their bodies. These problems showed up after the... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

...CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems will last more than a few days, and probably continue for... Read more »
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Has anyone tested negative after all this

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...Has anyone had a legitimate risk such as unprotected vaginal or anal sex, had all the 'classic symptoms' including swollen lymph nodes and tested negative still beyond the window period? 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 Read more »

Please help me, i am DESPERATE!!!!!

Posted by snake, 2 Replies
...no std's and HIV non reactive, but ever since then i've had a sore throat, ear pain that lasted for about 4 days, i've had a swollen lymph nodes on the armpits, blurred vision, itchy rash, clogged nose, low grade fever, headaches, neck... Read more »

Swollen lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello....wierd question, how do I tell if the lymph nodes in my armpit are swollen? I am having some discomfort in that area and didn't know if it is HIV or not. I tested negative at Read more »