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Acute Human Immunodeficiency Virus Sore Joints

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Acute arthritis complications in adults with HIV. Osteomialitis and joint deteriaration

Please HELP! My partner has been sufferring some sort of severe complications with walking (one foot) has caused his inability to walk for the past 4 months, he's been seen by now 3 different Specialist and they all simply can't give him any form of...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I can't tell you what is wrong with your partner based on the story you gave; it's not even clear whether this is is HIV-related. I don't know what kinds of doctors he has seen, but I suggest that he see a competent HIV specialist in LA (there... Read more »

both shoulder arm joints pain onset 2weeks

Being hiv/aids for 22 yr, on meds, I have just woke one day and the pain is terrible in my arms,... Read more »

acute hep vs hiv

Hello.I have had unusual symptoms that even have my doc stumped... starting 2 weeks ago, I would... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

... Let's start with the basics . HIV is short for "human immunodeficiency virus." How Do You Get HIV? Meet the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) You can get HIV through unprotected sex or by sharing needles or other equipment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person in the household. For information on these cases refer to the May 20, 1994, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, " Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission in Household Settings -- United States ." Persons living with HIV and persons... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual... Read more »
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How Long Do Acute Symptoms Last?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
hello, i had unprotected sex with someone i didn't really know six weeks ago. a week later i developed bacterial vaginosis. i was treated with an anitbiotic and then my tongue developed a white fuzzy appearance and was tingling. i thought maybe... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Fairfield University. In the summer of 2003, a young man went to his doctor complaining of a high fever, headache, painful joints and muscles and a rash. His doctor diagnosed the flu, and told him to rest and drink plenty of fluids. After a... Read more »

Can Joint Pain be the only symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...All, I was definaitly exposed via sex to someone of HIV+ status. Can Joint Pain be the only symptom someone experiences when affected for those of that do show symptoms or is there usually more than Read more »

Joint pains particularly

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies phlegm (but so did my son and whole office block at the time), no other symptoms, till now at 3 months, I have severe joint pains in my elbows, shoulders and hands. No swollen glands (or from what I can gather) as I have been doing the... Read more »