lymphadenopathy with negative teste
Jul 23, 2010
i had an occupational exposure i was placed on PEP 6/12 developed bilateral inquinal and cervical as well as axillary lymphadenopathy,results of elisa, pcr and nat are negative on 180 day post exposure,but lymphopenia seen on many ocasions as well as muscular wasting, anemia beside the persistent lymphadenopathy,travelled to san francisco(22 hours air travel time) to get an answer, yet no answer ,please explain what is going on and any advice
many thanks abc, md frcpc
Response from Dr. Frascino
I can't diagnose the cause of your lymphadenopathy over the Internet. What I can do with absolute certainty is advise you that HIV is not the cause. Your negative ELISA, and undetectable PCR and NAT out to 180 days are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. My advice is that you stop chasing a disease you could not possibly have.
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