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Can Hiv Cause Low Potassium

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Low Potassium

I don't have HIV or AIDS but I do have extreme weakness, pain in legs & feet, nausea. I have had these symptoms for 6 days and have been eating a lot of potassium in those six days. Should I be worried? How long does it take to recover from...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...These types of symptoms are noo-specific and can be caused by many, many things other than HIV. This being said, if you have been potentially exposed to HIV in the recent weeks, you should consider HIV testing with perhaps Read more »

associated symptoms

Can being diagnosed with "deathly low potassium" be associated hiv or could another illness be the... Read more »

help please, my meds are distroying me

I will try to make this clear and short. I had cervical cancer before I was HIV positive 10 years... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pentamidine

...treat active PCP. What Is PCP? PCP (or pneumocystis pneumonia) is the most common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. Without treatment, over 85% of people with HIV would eventually develop PCP. It has been the major killer of people... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

...in the blood can affect calcium test results (see albumin). The most common cause of low calcium test results for people with HIV is low protein levels due to malnutrition or wasting. Abnormal calcium levels can indicate digestive problems. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

NEED SOME ADVISE

Posted by Jessie, 1 Reply
...this week and will talk to him about it but I was wondering if anyone else has had similiar problems after being diagnosed with HIV/aids? Any input will help..thanks...~Jessie~ HIV+ since 2-3-04 "While there is breath, there is hope". Read more »

HIV to AIDS?

Posted by unknown2, 2 Replies
...I was recently diagnosed with HIV. I am 19- I had my first lab and my CD4 count was 179. I was told that this is a AIDS diagnosis. I'm so worried. I havent been Read more »

Is it?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...muscle twitches (in the past 3 months these have occured mainly in my right eyelid). Is there any way this could be symptoms of HIV related neuropathy. I understand that a 3 month test is definitive but my exposure was via needlestick which I... Read more »