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How can a 17 yr old male tell if his chronic swelling lymph modes through out neck is aids or hiv? Sexually inactive.
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Dr. Chirag Vasa
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Check for HIV
He needs to be check for HIV by blood test .
More important is to check cause of lymph node enlargement , he needs to be seen by physician, there are several causes of lymph node enlargement in neck area in young individual , don't ignore and see doctor

In brief: Check for HIV
He needs to be check for HIV by blood test .
More important is to check cause of lymph node enlargement , he needs to be seen by physician, there are several causes of lymph node enlargement in neck area in young individual , don't ignore and see doctor
Dr. Chirag Vasa
Dr. Chirag Vasa
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Get tested
The best way to be sure you don't have HIV is to get tested.
If your test is negative, talk to your dr about the nodes, & see what the cause is. If you're not sexually active and don't shoot up drugs, you probably don't have hiv, but getting tested is still a good idea.

In brief: Get tested
The best way to be sure you don't have HIV is to get tested.
If your test is negative, talk to your dr about the nodes, & see what the cause is. If you're not sexually active and don't shoot up drugs, you probably don't have hiv, but getting tested is still a good idea.
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
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