|Problems with knees
Jun 25, 2004
over the last month i have been having trouble w/ my knees when i walk or slow jog. they are stiff& hurt. I noticed this beginning in march 2004 ( told my dr.) ruled out arthritis ( by xray), there is no swelling in the in the knees. i am currently on viread, videx ec, sustiva, septra ds, zithromax 1200mg once a week. plus nexium for gerd. my vl is no detect. but my cd4 stays at about 25 - 50 for the last several years.. is there any connection to the current meds. i am switching to rayataz & ritoniver(sp) beggining in may to help raise my cd4.
any possibilities / suggestions. my activities have beent the same for the last 6-8 years, office work @ a desk lots of walking etc.
| Response from Dr. Henry
The problem you describe would be unlikely due to your meds unless you were having some occult neuropathy which was placing additional stress on your knees. I often refer to a rheumatologist who has often found a number of non-HIV conditions in my patients which they offer helpful suggestions regarding therapy. KH
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