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Lymphadenopathy and possibility of HIV - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   i
User :   should the symptomsof hiv include swelling
Doctor :   what swelling
Doctor :   could u specify
User :   swelling in glands
User :   legs
Doctor :   which glands?
User :   eyes
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Doctor :   there can be generalised lymphadenopathy
User :   male
User :   36
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User :   s
Doctor :   hi
User :   lymphadenopathy wats this
Doctor :   Lymphadenopathy is the term for swelling of the lymph nodes
User :   helloo
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   is it the symptom of hiv
User :   where it occurs
Doctor :   it can be one the symptoms
User :   shoul it be painfull
User :   how big it may be
Doctor :   the lymphadenopathy may be generalized, with lymph node enlargement in more than one area typical of a viral illness including HIV
Doctor :   The size and location of the nodes, how long ago the swelling began, and the presence of pain are helpful in determining the cause.
User :   how large it may be should it may be vissible
Doctor :   complete medical history and physical examination, diagnostic procedures for lymphadenopathy may include a lymph node biopsy in which a sample of tissue is removed from the lymph node and examined under a microscope. Further tests may be necessary for specific diseases or infections that may be related to the lymphadenopathy
Doctor :   ur physician can make out
Doctor :   did u have history of exposure
Doctor :   do u have history of exposure?
User :   ya one time
Doctor :   get ELISA test done
Doctor :   how long was it
Doctor :   if u dont get it tested in time and take necessary treatment
User :   ya done the p24 test after 25 to 30days after
Doctor :   then it will be difficult to treat
Doctor :   how long it has been form the time
Doctor :   u had exposure
User :   now i think i am havig swollen lymp glads
Doctor :   how many months or day
User :   25 to 30 days
Doctor :   it can be due to other infections as well
Doctor :   \
Doctor :   to be sure get a ELISA test at the end of 6 months
User :   shoul p24 useful
Doctor :   u need to consult a physician and get a tridot test
Doctor :   it is not accurate
User :   wats that
Doctor :   u need to do a elisa test to get confirmation
Doctor :   tridot is quick test
Doctor :   rapid test
User :   p24 is not good
Doctor :   is not specific
User :   it gaves me -ve
User :   how it cost
User :   where i can test
Doctor :   cost u need to consult a nearest hospital
User :   ok
Doctor :   sensitivity and specificity of the TRI-DOT test were 99.48% and 99.99%
User :   p24 is not accurete
Doctor :   only ELISA is accurate , that too u need serial tests
Doctor :   with onetest it is difficult to say one is positive or not
User :   how accurate is p24
Doctor :   this is only tridot test
User :   wat abt p24
Doctor :   it is other name for P24
User :   i had done it
when i contact a dr he told me unprotected vaginal sex is at low risk while not ejaculating . and is at low
User :   and get negative
User :   i had done p24 and get -ve
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   get a ELISA done
User :   should i have to go for another test]
Doctor :   yes u need to get ELISA to confirm this negative
Doctor :   finding
Doctor :   to be sure
Doctor :   Most people generate this response within 4-6 weeks, but occasionally it can take longe
User :   is this not good
User :   ie p24 not good
Doctor :   it is rapid test
Doctor :   but results need to be confirmed
Doctor :   r u able to get what iam telling u
Doctor :   Hi
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