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Are Shoulder Back Pain Headache Hiv Symptoms

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Neck Shoulder and Back Soreness and pain

I have been taking acyclovir for about 2 years. I have been taking trizivir for about 10 months now. In the begining I had nausea and diarrhea. That passed after a few weeks. Through out the past 10 months I have had occasional and brief pains in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The timing of your symptoms would make it seem unusual for one of the compoments of Trizivir +/- acyclovir to be directly involved. I assume your kidney function is OK and that you have no evidence of myopathy (such as muscle tenderness or elevated... Read more »

rash on shoulder back and chest

i have been taking hiv medication since 26 days . initially 2 weeks i had problems of dizziness... Read more »


Dear Dr,I started on Crixivan, Norvir & Stocrin in June 2001. The meds tripled my cholesterol... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
Project Inform

Medical Marijuana: Is it Safe?

Many people have used medical marijuana to manage symptoms of HIV infection and side effects of therapies. Medical marijuana users assert that the drug is useful in treating nausea, increasing appetite or as a mild analgesic (to help with headaches... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptoms Are Highly Prevalent Among HIV Outpatients and Associated With Poor Adherence and Unprotected Sexual Intercourse

Noting the scarcity of data on the prevalence and burden of pain and symptoms among HIV patients in the era of antiretroviral therapy (ART), the authors set out to measure symptom prevalence and determine associations with key variables:... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

Headaches, Night Sweats & Muscle/Joint Pain

Posted by Client9, 2 Replies
About Me: 33yr old Male, with Diabetes, Ulcerative Colitis & GERD. I take Meds for Diabetes but it is till out of control and I should be on Insulin. Recently unemployed with no Health Insurance.

Risk: Broken condom during anal sex(April 23), I... Read more »

Symptoms Symptoms Symptoms!!!

Posted by plantation84, 1 Reply
Hey Everyone,

Ok where to start... I stood on a needle on holiday 2 months and 13 days ago. I went to the doctors in the country I am currently working in. (which also jails you and takes ur visa if you contract hiv or hep) They told me not to worry... Read more »

Had Sex with TG Woman 5 Weeks Back - Have Symptoms - Now Terrified

Posted by IntrospectiveOne, 1 Reply

This in my first post on this forum. I had sex (anal insertive) without a condom (I know, poor decision) with a TG woman five weeks back (on two consecutive evenings). I met her on CL, and she invited me over within a few emails. (Note: she... Read more »