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Are Fatigue Pale Skin Symptoms Of Hiv Aids

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extreme fatigue, "you look pale"

I had PROTECTED sex with a man where I was penetrated. I am unsure of his status but for the last 3 weeks I have been really run down feeling. I have had several people say hey you look pale! You getting sick? I was not all that worried about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,OK, let's start with the definition of "protected." It means to shield from injury or danger. So assuming your shield was intact, you did not put yourself in danger. Second, you tested negative at 7 weeks. What could that... Read more »

Hair loss, dry skin, low libido, fatigue

I have been diagnosed with HIV since 1995. I am a 38yo married female. I Took meds from 1995-2003 and took a break from meds since 2003. For the last year, I notice changes on me such as hair loss, skin changes, low libido, and fatigue. My skin is...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
This is a bit beyond the scope of this forum. Given those viral load levels though, I think it would be important to eliminate the virus as a variable associated with your syndrome by restarting HIV treatment and getting the virus undetectable. It... Read more »

Face looking pale

Dear Sir I Recently Tested HIV positive. My CD4 count is 386. Since the past three years, everybody is asking me whether I am sick. Since my face wqs looking pale day by day, but my weight was constant. There is still no loss in weight. I am not...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
This all depends on what everyone means by "pale". If, for instance, this is due to anemia, there needs to be specific treatment directed at this to address the issue. The same applies to this being a skin infection making it look pale.... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed, as I've aged (I'm 46 years old now), and as I've had to add medications to my HIV meds for HIV and HIV medication side...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi J in NYC,HIV-associated fatigue is extremely common. That's why we have an entire expert forum devoted to the topic! The cause of HIV-associated fatigue often turns out to be multifactorial. That means there are several contributing... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
5 weeks ago I had a potential exposure to HIV after having unprotected sex with a girl of unknown status. A few days later I had a sore throat, swollen glands and low grade fever. My sore throat and fever have subsided and today one gland in my neck... Read more »