Sep 8, 2002
Are modestly enlarged lymph nodes without pain always a bad sign in the hiv setting?could it also be a sign that the immune system is keeping things in check or does it normally mean viral progression?
Response from Dr. Holodniy
Enlarged lymphnodes are a sign that the immune system is reacting to an infection. This is generally caused by recruitment of immune cells (like CD4 cells) to lymph nodes. This is usually a good thing.
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