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Can Ongoing Pelvic Pain Be A Sign Of Hiv

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Pelvic and groin pain after sex

Posted by Philsaint55, 1 Reply
Hi is groin pain and loin pain a sign of HIV? I had a brief exposure to anal sex without a condom (about a minute with no ejaculation). 2 days later I had some groin pain followed by loin and pelvic tenderness. After 7 days I had a slight... Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
I wrote awhile back outlining a one-time risky exposure in March 2006(unprotected vaginal sex) with a female of unknown status. I contacted her and she told me she did not have HIV, but I doubted her veracity (I had two consectutive rounds of... Read more »

Symptoms ongoing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I wrote on July 14 about my symptoms over the last nine months, which have included seborrhea, psoriasis, pruritis (hives), a giardia infection, dry cough. I'm writing again now because I have finally developed a fever. A week ago I developed a... Read more »

Ongoing Health Problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
One year after a high risk exposure (which resulted in chlamydia), I continue to suffer from definite health problems. I have been treated for strep/tonsilitis three times (after never having it in my previous 35 years!), oral lesions, and on... Read more »

HIV and ongoing symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all of you who have ongoing symptoms, don't let that fool you into thinking you have HIV. I've read that some of you had negative tests outside the window period, but you think you must have an undetectable strain of something like HIV because... Read more »
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Ongoing symptoms, no answers

Hi doctor, Almost a year ago now, I had a possible exposure to HCV during high risk unprotected sex, (Im a gay male). I had, and still have numerous symptoms, from severe blotchy red palms, blotchy rash on my torso, swollen glands, loose stools,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If your HCV and HIV antibodies were negative about 8 months after the exposure, you should be reassured. I can't comment about the symptoms and signs you are having since I am not seeing you as a patient.... Read more »

Ongoing neuropathy or not

Hi Doctor Bob. I previously posted this to the 'Am I infected?' area of ur fatigue and anemia forum. I had unprotected anal sex as the insertive partner following some rather rough oral sex. 2 weeks after this incident I got a buzzing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nutter. Definitely conclusively nutter!Have I seen similar neurological symptoms related to HIV? Nope! Have I seen similar neurological symptoms related to nutters? Yep!Can NSAIDs alter HIV-antibody production or HIV test results? Nope.I... Read more »

Ongoing pain!

It has been more than two months since I started having pains in my joints, especially elbows and tingling in my fingers. I have also had headsches and pain behind my eyes more so when I bend over. I took an HIV test at 3 months that came back...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A negative HIV antibody test at three months after exposure meanst that you are not infected with HIV. Your pain is likely to be associated something else, so please consult your medical provider for a diagnosis of your symptoms.RMK... Read more »

Repeated testicle/abdominal/pelvic pain

Doc, I was diagnosed HIV+ in May 2011 with initial numbers of vl=186,000 and cd4=300. I have taken Truvada and isentress since Aug 2011 with current numbers of vl=31 and cd4=700. For 3 years prior to being diagnosed, I experienced a constant...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The symptoms you describe would not be likely due to your HIV medications and would also be unusual to be due to HIV directly but possible. A neurologic evaluation by an HIV experienced neurologist and consideration of a biopsy of one of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CQ HealthBeat Reports on Ongoing Efforts to Develop HIV Vaccine

"Despite growing access to drugs that stop HIV/AIDS, the AIDS epidemic won't end without powerful tools to prevent the disease, say top researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases" (NIAID), CQ HealthBeat reports in an... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Forbes Examines Ongoing Discussions Over HIV/AIDS Drugs Patent Pools

Forbes examines the ongoing discussions between aid groups and drug manufacturers over the formation of an HIV/AIDS drugs patent pool to help drive down costs for developing countries. "The concept is for drug manufacturers like Merck or... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Examines Ongoing Case of Health Care Workers Accused of Intentionally Infecting Libyan Children With HIV

The New York Times on Sunday examined the ongoing trial of one Palestinian and six Bulgarian health care workers who are accused of intentionally infecting hundreds of children with HIV. More than 400 children in Libya contracted HIV in 1997 and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "Morning Edition" Examines MSM Who Use Antiretroviral Tenofovir as Method of HIV Prevention, Ongoing Studies

NPR's "Morning Edition " on Monday examined a study looking at the practice of HIV-negative men who have sex with men taking the antiretroviral drug tenofovir in an effort to protect themselves from HIV during unprotected sex. A CDC survey... Read more »