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Feb 2, 2005

My 14 yr old daughter is on combination treatment for severals. This past year she has developed unexplained bilateral lymphedema of the hands and feet. Her last CD4-1288 and viral load 4,000. We can not find the problem or the solution to decrease her discomfort. Any suggestions?

Response from Dr. Henry

If her nutritional status is OK then an evaluation looking for blockage of drainage of venous/lymph from the legs through the groin/abdomen would be reasonable (such as an abdominal CT scan). KH

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