Hiv Under Arm Painful Lymph Node

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Very painful lymph nodes; I have both HIV and cancer. Which disease is causing these nodes?

HIV+ for over 7 yrs, CD4 190, viral load 45,000 recently started anti-retrovirals. Had a growth removed from under left arm about 5cm and was diagnosed with a peripheral nerve sheath sarcoma. I am about to start radiation therapy, but I have more...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...not an easy one, and I have many patient in similar situations. Specifically patients who have a known cancer and enlarged lymph nodes on CT scan. It is VERY difficult to tell whether the lymph nodes are enlarged due to the cancer or due to the... Read more »

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