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Does ars cause multiple lymph nodes to swell? i had a low risk exposure. mild fever(3weeks), strep throat+stuffed nose(no more), one sw lymph gl(neck)

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Acute HIV infection: HIV-1 infection can occur with unprotected sex or injection drug use. 2 - 4 weeks after an exposure, a patient may develop a flu or mono-like illness called acute HIV infection. These symptoms may include fever, lymphadenopathy, pharyngitis, rash, myalgia, malaise, &/or mouth sores. Other symptoms might include N/V, thrush, headache or neurologic symptoms. Duration is 1 to a few weeks. Get checked
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Last updated Jul 27, 2014

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