Feb 8, 2008
I am 53 yrs. old and have been HIV+ for over 20 years. Currently on Lexiva, Norvir and Truvada. Viral load undectable, t cells 900+. Lately have numbness in my right ear as well as tightness in chest muscle. (feels like I have been working out, but have not). Could either of these symptoms be due to meds? Also, on flomax and detrol la.
| Response from Dr. Henry
Localized symptoms as you describe would be unlikely due to a direct effect of one your HIV medications. Cold viruses can cause ear and chest problems as can a wide range of other conditions that may merit evaluation by your HIV or primary care specialist. KH
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