|Could this be HIV related non hodgkins
May 30, 2006
Hi i am 22 year old female, been diagnosed HIV+ for 3 years. my CD4 is 378 and low viral load. i have been experiencing the following symptons that have been detriorating over the last few months Extreme Fatigue (sleep 2-3 times aday as well as a full night sleep) small lump under my right rib cage, not painful but uncomfortable, red skin rash on my face (started about a month 6 weeks ago)small spot that turn into blisters on my left foot only. i eat properly, sleep properly dont do excerise, i am not stressed, and i am not anaemic, but i do take vitmain tablets and nourishment drink cos i am underweight and lost weight at one point, but it is now stable
Response from Dr. Frascino
Although I would not jump immediately to the diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma based on what you've written, as there are many other potential causes for your symptoms, I would advise that you should see your HIV specialist for a complete evaluation at your earliest convenience. I can't diagnose your problem over the Internet, but I do feel your symptoms warrant investigation and treatment.
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