Are Muscle Spasms Symptom Of Hiv

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Muscle spasms in legs- Due to HIV meds?

Dear DoctorI have been on Atripla for just over 1 year. Overthe past week or so I have been suffering from muscle spasms in my calves at irregular intervals. This does not happen after exercise so I am sure not a dehydration problem. Th eproblem...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...peripheral neuropathy (can occasionally). Nerve compression or some form of vascular occlusion would be two fairly common causes of muscle spasms so a good clinical evaluation is indicated. Some hormonal or electrolyte abnormalities, restless... Read more »

Severe Muscle Spasms

I am a 46 y/o male, HIV+ since sometime between 1980-84. I took Rescriptor & Combivir beginning... Read more »

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I recently changed my meds. I am now taking isentress, norvir, reytataz,and viread. Though I am... Read more »

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...Symptoms of osteonecrosis include: pain in the affected area of the body limited range of motion, joint stiffness, or limping muscle spasms progressive bone damage leading to bone collapse How is osteonecrosis diagnosed? If you have symptoms... Read more »
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does anyone here has such symptoms????? really appreciate your advise. Read more »

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