Enlarged lymph nodes
Sep 12, 2016
Recently when i went for a mammogram exam they discovered swollen lymph nodes under both armpits.Recently i failed my medication regimen so i went from a 2 pill regimen to a 1 a day regimen my last cd4 count was 400 and my viral load was 2100. Before i was undectable for years but because of medication non compliance im detectable. What should i do im scared?
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
The very first thing I'd suggest is confirming your adherence to your medications. A viral load of 2100 is sufficient to cause reactivation of your immune system, and enlargement of lymph nodes- including the ones seen in your armpits.
If you're adherent to your new medications, it might be worth asking if a repeat viral load might help sort out things.
Please feel free to write me back at the Forum, BY
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