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Chest Pain, Fatigue, High Liver Enzymes Acute/primary Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

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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Extreme fatigue and hiv progression.

I have been worried since December 2008 that I have hiv. I have tested negative five times in the past 18 months but still experience many symptoms of hiv. I am extremley worried, its all I think about! I have read many posts that say at this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unlikely)! I strongly suggest you seek psychotherapy (counseling) and treatment for your anxiety and irrational fears. Please note fatigue is frequently associated with psychological problems, such as depression and anxiety.Good luck. Remember,... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed, as I've aged (I'm 46 years old now), and as I've had to add medications to my HIV meds for HIV and HIV medication side effects (e.g., Nexium, TriCor,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...undetectable till last month just a blip so my Doc changed my meds to Epzicom so we will see how that works. I have experienced extreme fatigue for the last year. On Thyroid meds, Cortisol level is normal, also prescribed Lexapro 20mg for about... Read more »

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 »

Is fatigue related to hiv?

I have had hiv for about 8 years.I have been taking meds. since then. According to my doctor my health is as good as a person without hiv.I asked him if my extreem tiredness is related to hiv and he says no! I am off meds for the moment but will be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reserves. Could HIV itself be a contributing factor? Yes, any chronic viral infection can cause fatigue; however, to blame "extreme tiredness" solely on HIV would be premature. There are many other common (not to mention loads and loads of... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...working properly. Symptoms of Liver Damage Symptoms of liver damage or liver disease include: Pain Enlarged liver Fatigue Nausea Dark urine Clay-colored stool Jaundice (yellowing of the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes) If you... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...health care provider immediately if you experience a bad rash or a rash together with any of the following symptoms: fever, lack of energy, excessive tiredness, muscle or joint pain, blisters, blisters in the mouth, and pink eye. Liver... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...drive Thoughts of self-harm or suicide Difficulty making decisions or concentrating Changes in sleep patterns Fatigue or loss of energy Some of the early signs of depression can be similar to those of HIV, making depression harder to... Read more »
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Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what this term entails, i'm guessing it is different from feeling tired after a days activities? Also does ARS possible entail fatigue? and if so approx. how long would it take to wear off? Read more »

tired and fatigue

Posted by Anonymous
...How does being tired and fatigued involve HIV ? and when does these two weird acts start to take effect on your life when you contract the virus ? Read more »

fatigue

Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
...i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist Read more »

what is hiv related fatigue like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i'm trying to figure out if i am experiencing fatigue or not. i used to work out regularly, until about 3 weeks ago i started getting a headache and stomache ache, so i stopped Read more »