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Ways A Person Can Be Infected With Hiv

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HOW IS IT POSSIBLE?

Hi,My question : Is it MUST that a person will have swollen lymph nodes(as seroconversion symptoms), if he gets infected by HIV? I have read that some people don't develop any early symptoms (no swollen lymph nodes even.). How is this possible that...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question.Not everyone who gets HIV infection will develop swollen lymph nodes. Although the virus lives in the lymph nodes they may not swell up and be felt. Read more »

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The Appearance

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What Is HIV?

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

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Connect With Others

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
...caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS. Initially, we only saw the deaths of those infected with HIV. Science, medicine and the pharmaceutical companies... Read more »

HIV Prevention

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Prevention As an individual living with HIV for going on 19 years, I have been working to break down the barriers of fear Read more »