|Always tired and look sick
Mar 22, 2013
I was diagnosed with aids around August 2012. Been on atripla, mepron and antibiotics. Was doing great for bout 2 months but I am always tired, legs cramping, feet numb, mood swings etc. my doc says my count is down but viral load is almost undectectable what is going on?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Patients with AIDS can experience a range of symptoms so need to have a full clinical evaluation. Simply starting effective HIV treatment does not reverse/eliminate all problems or symptoms. Checking renal, liver, and muscle status might be helpful. Low hormone levels, poor sleeping,stress/anxiety, depression, possible effects of the efavirenz in the Atripla, and other conditions need to be consdiered. KH
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