Lymph Nodes On The Neck Only

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Had Lymph nodes in my neck and tested + CD4 count 585

Dear doctor, i have just been diagnosed with HIV and my CD4 count is 585. I first had the lymph nodes in my neck and i got scared and paniced. Is there anything i can take to get rid of these. I have delevoped these because i had a financial stress...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Diagnosis of HIV is done by having a positive screening test through an Elisa. This must be confirmed with a Western blot, which also looks for antibody to HIV but must show multiple antibodies to different parts of the virus in order to be... Read more »

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