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Are There Hiv Meds That Cause Leg Pain

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Finding a solution to my leg pain

I have been HIV poz since January 2002. I'm on meds and have been doing great for several years. I live an active life, though I am on disability. I work a part-time job and everything in life is great! The MAJOR issue is leg pain. I recently...
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
...You don't indicate where you are on the HIV spectrum, whether you have any other medical issues like (diabetes), or what HIV meds you are currently on or what other HIV Read more »

ARV combination & leg pain

I am on a combination of nevirapine, flavudin, dan laminudin medication. But recently am having... Read more »

anemia and leg pain and weakness

Hi,I am HIV+, female, on meds Viread, epivir, reyataz and norvir. Switched med regimine in July... Read more »
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An Overview of Tesamorelin

...causes growth hormone to be created and spread in the body, which helps control metabolism, body shape, and use of energy. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Tesamorelin was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on November 10, 2010 for... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...reverse transcriptase from completing its job. This prevents the HIV DNA strand from being formed and halts the HIV life cycle. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Stavudine was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 24, 1994, for... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...reverse transcriptase from completing its job. This prevents the HIV DNA strand from being formed and halts the HIV life cycle. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Tenofovir DF was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 26, 2001... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...may lower the amount of HIV-1 in the blood, and it may also allow the number of immune cells called CD4+ cells to increase. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Emtricitabine in capsule form was approved by the FDA on July 2, 2003, for use with other... Read more »
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Hip Pain

Posted by williamb, 6 Replies
...done and it doesn't show anything. My HIV doc just set up an orthopedic consult. I am taking pain meds for my back and my leg pain, but the meds are not even coming close to helping releive the pain in my hip. I could sure use some help, if... Read more »

HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...screening so they could begin treatment early. I wrote in a letter to the editor that while the new meds allow people with HIV/AIDS to live longer, that life is by no means healthy and that avoiding HIV infection was the best course. That... Read more »

Does anyone feel good on meds??

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I found out I was HIV pos last year. Doing well, feeling great, normal CD4 and percentages and VL less than 1500 on three tests. No meds needed yet Read more »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems Read more »