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Are Muscle Aches In Legs A Symptom Of Hiv

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aching muscles in my legs

I am not on any meds a tthis time i was diagones 4 years ago but htere is times when my muscles hurt so bad. the ones in my legs at times burn and this worries me alot. there is times wehn my legs hurt so bad i cant even walk is there something i...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Pain in the legs can sometime be due to myopathy (muscle inflammation) or neuropathy (nerve damage). HIV and/or its treatment as well as other conditions can cause that symptoms. I recommend seeing a neurologist to sort out. KH... Read more »

Muscle Aching and HIV

Dear Doc. Bob,Im writing to you from Italy (so, please, excuse me if my Englishs not always... Read more »

Muscle aches - HIV induced???

Upon further research I think your answer was not entirely correct. It seems HIV itself can cause... Read more »
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STRANGE MUSCLE ACHES

Posted by michel2222, 2 Replies
Hello!
After having unprotected vaginal sex with a woman of unknown HIV-status (though I doubt she had a history of high risk behaviour), the following happened:
-After 1 month, I had a cold, which included severe sneezing and some coughing. It lasted... Read more »

Muscles Aches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was googling around the internet and found the following info regarding muscles aches:

"The symptoms can include pain and aching in the muscles, usually thighs and shoulders, as well as weakness, with difficulty when rising from a chair or reaching... Read more »

worried : aches, rash, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, about 6 months ago (early January, 2000), I had protected sex with a female in a massage parlor. You can never tell if those women have HIV or not. I don't know of the tip of the condom popped a little when I ejaculated. I hope not. I wish I... Read more »

on my last leg,symptoms that will not go away

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hello and thank you for reading my post,i am all alone in this and i dont have anyone to talk too,and i have no car to go to consuleling,i am very scared,because i cannot diagnose my self and i have been going to the doctor 2 times a month since... Read more »