|common in hiv??
Jun 24, 1999
mark, i am still awaiting my results for the pcr rna test but in the meantime i have to ask you, (this is the reason i continue to pursue testing) i am still after many many months having pain(sharp shooting pains) under my arms and it seems to be worse when it is hot outside so i am wondering if it is from sweating, i have been to so many doctors at this point and no answers as to why! i even stopped using the deodorant i was using hoping to find relief. no help there. my problem is i can feel the glands under my arms but none of the doctors can and if they can they say they arent enlarged but i know they werent there before andi really dont care but it is the pain i cant take anymore. it isnt sore just the needles and pins like pain. also, i itch really bad under my arms when i have the pain. where do i turn , who do i ask , what can i do? is htis a common symptom of hiv patients and do you think this sounds hiv related?? it has been 14 months now and i relaly feel sure this test will come back detectable. i need to know if this symptom calls for such extensive testing in me. i am truly going crazy here. do you hear of this complaint alot with your patients?thank you mark, alot.
| Response from Dr. Holodniy
To be frank, your symptoms are very nonspecific, and in and of themselves, do not sound like HIV infection to me. MH
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