|Can Lymph Nodes Be Reduced?
Jan 23, 2010
Hi Dr. Bob.
I have a colleague that tested HIV+ about eleven years ago. She has no idea that I know.
For the past year, she has swollen lymph nodes in the neck. One is the size of a lemon.
Can anything be done to have them reduced?
I am not sure if she has seen a physician about her positive status.
A very concerned colleague.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Probably the best you can do is try to evolve from "a concerned colleague" to "a concerned friend," opening the door for your HIV+ colleague to disclose her status. She needs to know you won't be judgmental and that your offer to help is sincere and unconditional.
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