A 27-year-old male asked:
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does hiv cause 3 mild swollen lymph nodes in one side of the neck? no other nodes are swollen in all my body? i tested negative!

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: The unilateral involvement suggests that It is more likely from an upper respiratory tract infection or a bacterial infection in areas above the neck at that side (sinusitis, dental abscess etc). You would be much sicker if the problem is from HIV.
Answered on May 9, 2017
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