May 25, 2004
Hello..got a quick one for you...I have been pos. for over a year now, not on any meds...my numbers/health is good. My question is: I have had some recent joint/muscle aches in my right elbow and left shoulder, and some acne on my face. Is this part of the hiv symptoms, or just totally unrealated? Thanks.
| Response from Dr. Henry
The localized problems you mention are common in the general population. In most cases they are not linked to HIV infection but occasionally there may be a connection. Your HIV specialist can usually sort that out with a good history and physical examination. KH
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