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A 20-year-old male asked:

I had a protected sex 2 months ago, then i got swollen lymph gland under my left jaw, just on the left side it's been for a while, is it hiv symptom?

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Dr. Cesar Sturla
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Unlikely: A single localized lymph node is a sign of a local problem. I would look at other causes: teeth, mouth infections. However, it is a good idea to check HIV test.

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