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Swollen Parotid Glands And Acute Hiv

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My salivary glands are swollen

I have been on meds for over a year now and been taking kaletra and truvada. The last time I got my blood tested which was 5 months ago and I was undetectable.In the past few days I have been having ear pains and couple nights ago noticted my...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Some people living with HIV infection develop parotid gland enlargement. This tends to be a gradual process and often improves after initiation of antiretroviral Read more »

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acute infection

Posted by bennetcj, 1 Reply
...days) and swollen glands. However, i also got a yeast infection when this all started, and have an extremely dry mouth due to swollen salivary glands. However, i have had no fever, sore throat, chills, body aches, etc. Do you think this could... Read more »

am I infected?

Posted by Jimmyjjjx, 1 Reply
...I have, over the course of the last two years, consulted with many doctors and specialist labs on the matter of contracting HIV, symptoms of Acute HIV, testing for exposure, etc. all due to four questionable sexual encounters that I was... Read more »

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Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
hello, i had unprotected sex with someone i didn't really know six weeks ago. a week later i developed bacterial vaginosis. i was treated with an anitbiotic and then my tongue developed a white fuzzy appearance and was tingling. i thought maybe... Read more »

bad day

Posted by planonstaying, 1 Reply
...So, i have herpes I had an outbreak when i was sick with acute hiv It sucked I normally only get 2 or 3 a yr and I feel a bit run down for a couple days when i get one I am having my first Read more »