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What Glands Swell With Hiv

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Parotid Gland Swelling

Is Parotid Gland Swelling associated with HIV/Aids...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Yes, there is an association with parotid swelling and HIV infection. The parotid enlargement is almost always a benign process and in many cases will recede when antiretroviral treatment is started.... Read more »

parotid glands swelling

Hi I have been HIV+ for 14 years and have had two medium cases of lipo... (sorry I forget which... Read more »

Parotid Gland Swelling

Hello. I have read your articles on Parotid Gland swelling related to HIV and low dose radiation. I... Read more »
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Risk for Salivary Gland Cancer High Among People With AIDS

In a poster presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, results from the HIV/AIDS Cancer Match Study show an increase in the risk for mouth ( nasopharngeal ) cancer and a more modest increase in the risk of certain salivary gland cancers in... Read more »
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Kvitch: Well Did You Ever? What a Swell Party This Is!

Did you ever stop to think what your life would (or will) look like when -- miracle of miracles -- a cure is perfected, and you know that you will have become a long-term survivor? Wow, what a concept! After so many long years of balancing hope... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV and Hormones

Introduction The Endocrine System How Do Hormones Work? Hormones and HIV/AIDS Sex Hormones Men Women Hormone Replacement Therapy for Women Conclusion Selected Sources Introduction The term "hormone" broadly refers to any type of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Banishing Chipmunk Cheeks and Bullfrog Neck

Some people experienced facial wasting as a result of HIV treatment, others got a fat face. Nelson Vergel had the swollen glands on the side of his face that made it look bigger. Vergel, a treatment activist who started as an advocate of exercise... Read more »
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Swollen Salivary Glands

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are swollen salivary glands a sign of HIV infection, whether recent or not? I have two bumps beneath my jaw on the upper side adjacent to my throat. I don't know if these are lymph glands (scared it may be persitent generalized lymphadenopathy as... Read more »

Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There is a great amount of reference made to Swollen Glands re HIV infection and diagnosis. Are swollen glands also painful ( as opposed to being tender to the touch ) ?

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Swollen glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know that swollen glands can happen with ARS, and not usually after that 2-4 weeks, but I have concerns with painful swollen glands and a sore throat. I know it's cold/flu season.. I know symptoms are not diagnositc. These facts aren't helping my... Read more »

My last question about swollen glands

Posted by Dutchguy
Hi,

I'd said to be back next week, I will, but one question remains. I just saw the message about swollen nodes, is it that lymph glands, I mean the big left and right gland right under the jaw, can swell if you feel them constantly and maybe causes... Read more »