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...React With Other Drugs? Stavudine can interact with other drugs or supplements you are taking. These interactions can change the amount of each drug in your bloodstream and cause an under- or overdose. New interactions are const
antly being identified. Make sure that your health care provider knows about ALL drugs and supplements you are taking. Stavudine should not be taken with AZT (zidovudine, Retrovir®) or didanosine (ddI,...
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Dear Dr Bob,I would appreciate if you posted this for the benefit of all the seriously worried among us. I was unlucky to fall ill exactly three weeks after a risky incident with a girl in Eastern Africa. From then on I experienced a variety of...
Hi Chris,Thanks for your thanks and for taking the time to write in and share your story. I frequently discuss the possibility of psychosomatic illness, but most worried wells reject the concept without serious consideration. Hopefully your... Read more »
Hello Doc Keith, Please answermy question and let me feel reassured. I am on atripla since march 2009 and my v/l is undectable and CD4 count is over 500, but when I sit I feel a burning sensation in my feet and tingling in my hands.. what could...
...seen with Atripla no not common (hands are involved so what you describe would be unusual but possible from the Atripla. A thorough clinical and... Read more »
I was diagnosed in 1988. I have several tcell counts below 200 but am currently at 369 tcells and an undetectable viral load. About a year ago, we found that I was resistant to my therapy of nearly 10 years, viracept, zerit, and epivir. I started...
...neuropathy. A number of conditions can cause back pain and dark urine. It would be more concerning if that were progressive and/or const
ant. Tenofovir can cause kidney problems so contacting your HIV
specialist to discuss with him/her is advised... Read more »
I have been experiencing cream colored balls on the side of my throat that stink really bad and if I wipe them off, blood comes out. In the morning they are floating around in my mouth. It also makes my throat really sore and its been there for...
...You don't mention what is your HIV
status and what treatment you are receiving (your currents meds, recent CD4 count, and HIV
level would be valuable for me to Read more »
...These interactions can change the amount of each drug in your bloodstream and cause an under- or overdose. New interactions are const
antly being identified. Make sure that your health care provider knows about ALL drugs and supplements you are... Read more »
...thirst Need to urinate frequently Unexplained weight loss Hunger Blurry vision Irritability Tingling
or numbness in the hands
or feet Difficulty healing Extreme fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high.... Read more »
...both may cause the damage to the peripheral nerves. PN happens when the communication between the nerves in the feet and/orhands
to the brain and spinal cord become damaged. Like frayed wires that canspark or misfire, PN becomes a painful, numb,... Read more »
...Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS
in America.While there were a hand
ful of women among the first cases, AIDS
was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed,... Read more »
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...my vision began to blur a little. i also had chills. the next few days after that i started to get tinglinghands
and feet, const
antly felt boiling hot, loss of appetite, tiredness, a feeling of a lump in my throat and muscle aches and pains. i... Read more »
...am 80 years old. Can syphillis blood test be false negative? I also have lots of gas. lymph nodes popping up everywhere and const
ant post nasal drip with const
ant gagging. should I recheck for hiv
, hep, syphillis at one year? Have a goiter on... Read more »
...Me again.... now I have burning and tingling
in my hands
and feet some times. Is it all in my head? Its not even an HIV
symptom is it? Is it even possible to not seroconvert until 5 Read more »
...exposure? This is the only symptom that is consistent and not going away.. PLZ HELP I had anxiety disorder earlier but never had tingling
(unless during panic attacks)...this one is consistent and burns too...I looked over anxiety forum and that... Read more »