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Swollen Feet and ankles
Oct 7, 2011

I am 27 years old, HIV positive.My CD4 count is 560 and viral load is at <50 copies/ml. I am taking these pills, stavudine, Efarivenz and lamivudine. I have never been sick but my feet are swollen. My doctor is clueless.

Response from Dr. Henry

Recommend checking kidney, cardiac, liver function and nutritional status. If those are OK consider assessment of blood flow in legs and checking to see if any problem is blocking blood flow from legs into abdomen.KH

feeling odd, not getting any better:(
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