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Author Topic: Swollen lymph nodes after 1.5 year with HIV and 3 months on ART  (Read 1583 times)

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Offline chico_mkd

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Hi to all

I have swollen lymph nodes around my neck after 1.5 year after infection and after 3 months on ART. I just want to ask all of you, according to your experience, do you think is it normal to have swollen lymph nodes after such a long period?

They went smaller soon after I started with ART, but they are still there. I'm a little worried..

Thanks in advance
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Offline jkinatl2

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Re: Swollen lymph nodes after 1.5 year with HIV and 3 months on ART
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2013, 02:48:50 PM »
My lymph nides didn't entirely settle down until four years or so after my diagnosis and going on meds. But you should ask your doctor if you are worried. My doctor at the time didn't seem to be.

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Offline MiniPozToyota

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Re: Swollen lymph nodes after 1.5 year with HIV and 3 months on ART
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2013, 11:09:06 PM »
hey I have one now that just popped up under my chin but im thinking its bc my kids are somewhat sick and i might be catching something, im going to wait a few days to see if it goes down a little if not i guess get it checked out.. cant really feel it unless i touch it though.
April 2010- tested neg.
April 1 2011 -  CD4 346 VL 46856 22%
July 27 2011- Started Atripla
(Meds are good) needed more space to update been UD now for three years. Current down below
Jun 5 2014 - CD4 704 VL UD % 44.0

 


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