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Fatigue

... What Is Fatigue? Is Fatigue Important? How Do I Know if I Have Fatigue? What Causes Fatigue, and How Is It Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Fatigue? Fatigue is tiredness that does not go away when you rest. It can be physical or psychological. With physical fatigue , your muscles cannot do things as easily as they used to. You might notice this when you climb stairs or carry bags of groceries.
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HIV and chronic morning pain and fatigue

Having read so many posts on joint pain, fatigue etc on this forum and my doctor's inability to give me a concrete answer except "Perhaps that is just one effect of HIV", should I and others just accept it as a way life we just have to cope with? I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Chronic pain is a common problem in the general population with chronic pain and fatigue perhaps even more common in HIV+ persons. Often cause is unclear and treatment unsatisfactory as you suggest. For some patients Read more »

I think I am a failure at life and need help- what do you think?

Dr. Bob~I was hoping to get your opinion. I really want to know what you think. About 7+ weeks ago I had a unprotected one night stand. He didnt ejaculate in me; I dont even think he ejaculated at all. But because I was dry I think there was a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I believe you very accurately diagnosed your problem when you wrote: "I have anxiety and I also have OCD. I'm obsessed with the thought of HIV. I read about symptoms all the time. As soon as I wake up, I start thinking about it until I go to... Read more »

Dr. Bob can you clear up this situation for me! :)

Hi Dr. Bob! So i have wrote you a few times and you have always helped me out. So, i was hoping you could do it just one more time? I had a six week oral test done back in May, which came back negative. The clinic worker where i had the test done...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pressure in my whole head, swollen/red eyes, a little blood in my nose, and slight sore throat. I read that sinus issues could be a symptom of HIV. I went to the ENT and he told me he saw no sign of a sinus infection that it was just allergies... Read more »

What I did, How I feel, what to do?

Dear Dr. Bob..I have been reading all the questions and answers on this website for 2 days now and I can finally breath again. Just like most people who fear that they are possibly infected with HIV I feel hopeless, confused and just plain scared. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...something other than HIV? Absolutely. Could it be HIV? It's a possibility.If you were HIV-positive, would your swollen glands and fatigue last forever? No.Write back if you are HIV-positive and fatigued, and I'll give you information on the... Read more »
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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...tend to be less severe than the flu, come on slowly and last only a few days, usually less than a week. Common symptoms are sore throat, sneezing, coughing, runny nose and congestion. Older children and adults rarely get more than a mild fever,... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...effects, nevirapine can cause some unwanted effects. Serious side effects of this medicine include severe skin rash, chills, fever, sore throat, or other flu-like symptoms. These symptoms may be signs of liver disease. Individuals should tell a... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...of this medicine include bad taste in the mouth, constipation, cough, depression, diarrhea, eye infection, flu-like illness, fatigue, herpes simplex infection, itchy rash, loss of appetite, muscle pain and weakness, pain and tingling in the hands... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Zerit

...lactic acidosis (accumulation of lactate in the blood and abnormal acid-base balance). Lactic acidosis may cause persistent fatigue, abdominal pain or distension, nausea/vomiting, difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, and enlarged, fatty... Read more »
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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...possible to experience a noticeable increase in eye floaters this soon after exposure? 8. Is it possible to experience early symptoms of HIV disaese this soon after possible infection without ever having a fever? If yes, how likely is it? I... Read more »

now this is interesting

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
tested negative @ 3 months post unprotected vaginal insertive risk with partner of unknown hiv status. Zero i mean ZERO high risk behavior during the 3 months nor since. learned my lesson i did. well anyway for at least a month maybe two now. my... Read more »