A 24-year-old male asked:
can persistent fever, dry cough, sore throat, mucus in the throat, no nose stuffing + swollen lymph gland on right side of neck be an hiv infection?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Very unlikely: It is much more likely to be a common viral infection or Strep. Tobacco use will make the problem worse and prolong the issue.
3871 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 24, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$15 per month
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.