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muscle pain and tests

Hello,I have had HIV since 1983 and AIDS since 1995. I am on my 3rd drug combination, which includes Viracept, Kaletra, and ddi. The first combination of d4t and 3TC was discontinued due to viral resistance. The second, of Combivir, Ziagen and...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
The symptoms you describe could be due to many different conditions, including those that involve muscle and/or nerve injury. If, however, the pain is only localized to the areas you describe, I think that it is more likely to be neurologic in... Read more »

Pain and muscle sores...

Hi Dr's, I am approaching 20 yrs of HIV I am undectable but my Tcells have always been low -... Read more »

FATIGUE AND MUSCLE PAIN

I'M HIV+ FOR 9 YRS. WELL CONTROLLED HIV, T4>800,VIRAL LOAD <50. I WAS 285LBS. HAD... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Muscle Aches and Pains

Symptoms that can develop in the musculoskeletal system of PHAs include: muscle pains (myalgias) joint pains (arthralgias) muscle damage that can result in weakness and pain (myopathy) muscle cramping Some of the potential culprits that cause... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Mercedes Adds Muscle to Fight AIDS

Trucking is essential to South Africa's economy, and Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles is sponsoring a mobile van to connect truckers with HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and counseling. Along with two Learning Clinic vans, the Mercedes team will... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Making the Most of Your Medical Visits

Mary has been having a nagging back pain for several weeks. The pain is keeping her from sleeping, and she is anxious because her grandmother had a similar pain that turned out to be cancer. When Mary sees her clinician, Dr. Lamb, for her regular... Read more »
Being Alive

Building Muscle Mass

I've been HIV+ for about three years and recently started working with a trainer. I've always had trouble putting on muscle mass (called "scrawny" in high school). My trainer told me that doctors sometimes prescribe testosterone for people with HIV.... Read more »
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Muscle Pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been experiencing substantial muscle pain - legs, arms, chest, hips - whenever I move. Getting up from bed or a chair causes intense pain, rolling over in bed the same. Sitting after standing for awhile causes the same intense pain. This... Read more »

Muscle Pain Fibromyalgia & Myofascial Pain

Posted by NaturalMale, 3 Replies
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Long term survivor here, protease inhibitor usage going on 8 years, with multiple drug resistance and changes.
I have been having muscle pain, mainly back and neck, but also all over body pain. I used to be able to exercise and weight lift but... Read more »

muscles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi can anyone tell me does hiv hide in the muscles, i after exposure condum broke while inserted female 9 months tested 1 month, 5months 9months, all neg but 3 months pain in hips neck groin felt like burning then all these spots seem to swell now... Read more »

muscle spasms and other symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone one know if muscle spasms are associated with HIV infection. About 3 months ago I recieved unprotected sex from someone whom I now believe may have been HIV pos. About 7 days later I had a sore throat, fever, excessive daytime sweating,... Read more »