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Which Glands Swell In HIV Infection?

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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 swelling

I have been diagnosed with HIV+ in April/2009 ( CD4 138 ) ; But in 2002, I got parotid gland... Read more »

HOW IS IT POSSIBLE?

Hi,My question : Is it MUST that a person will have swollen lymph nodes(as seroconversion... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...OIs continue to cause considerable morbidity and mortality for three primary reasons: 1) many patients are unaware of their HIV infection and seek medical care when an OI becomes the initial indicator of their disease; 2) certain patients are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...contribution of non-adherence and drug failure. AIDS 2000;14:2559-66. 51. Wolff AJ, O'Donnell AE. Pulmonary manifestations of HIV infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Chest 2001;120:1888-93. 52. Kovacs JA, Hiemenz JW,... Read more »
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Swollen Glands

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...In early HIV infection, when the lymph nodes are swollen, could it be just one in the neck swollen or would it usually affect the lymph nodes all over 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 Read more »

NY Gal

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...approx. 4 to 5 months.I tested neg for hiv at 23 weeks but i am stressing out big time,I heard that these glands swell with early hiv infection also would i test pos,if these glands where swollen this long ,your reply would be appreciated thank... Read more »

How do you know what is a swollen lymph node?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have read many people saying that they have swollen lymph node. How can someone know they have a swollen lymph node in the neck or groin, for example? How does it feel. Can it actually Read more »