|recent infection/swollen glands/high viral load
Sep 19, 2005
ive been recently infected with hiv, may 2005. my tcells count was 500 three months ago is 700 now. viral load was greater than 500000, now 89000. Is there an urgent need for me to start treatment with still a very hight viral load? or does the viral load goes down with time? Also, I ve been having swollen glands since i got infected? is swollen glands a sign of a bad hiv type of virus?? or a weak immune system? Please let me know. Thank u.
| Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
Having persistently swollen glands is not uncommon and neither a sign of a particularly bad virus nor weak immune system. I'd review your symptoms with your doctor to be sure.
Good luck, write back anytime. BY
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