HIV Symptoms in Children
Reference HIV Opens New Window may be suspected in a child who has:
- Delays in growth or development.
- Enlargement of the liver and spleen.
- Persistent yeast infection of the mouth (Reference thrush Opens New Window).
- Recurrent bacterial infections.
- Swollen lymph nodes in the neck, armpits, and groin.
These symptoms that may result from an HIV infection also can be caused by other illnesses.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference April 5, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Peter Shalit, MD, PhD - Internal Medicine