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A 35-year-old male asked:

ve hiv pcr rna after 18 months of sex, 12 ag/ab tests done but still shotty nodes all over body and folliculitis in head. lymph biops shows reactive?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Easy does it buddy!: You don't have HIV. You're probably really good at feeling your lymph nodes -- everybody's got them. For folliculitis of the scalp -- I've had it for a lifetime, from pityrosporum. Stay ahead of it with ketoconazole shampoo if that's what you have as well. Find a gym or your favorite sport, hang out with athletes focused on health rather than sickness, work hard, and you'll stop feeling like this.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Provided original answer
Thanks for your kind words and for the follow-up. Getting into a fitness-focused lifestyle is hard work, but it'll change the way you feel altogether. Best wishes.
Mar 20, 2018

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