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Chills During Seroconversion

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Unexplained extreme chills / Headaches sweats.

I have been HIV+ for just over 7 years. In the first year even though my counts were excellent my doctor decided to do Hit it hard and put me on Sustiva and combiver. July of this year it was decided to go back on meds after my cd4 dropped to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
From what you described you could be experiencing unusual forms of immune reconstitution or an idiosyncratic to nevirapine. If no other factors/illness is found to be contributing then perhaps a switch from the nevirapine to a boosted protease... Read more »

Help me with CHILLS

Hi I had a potential exposure a month ago. I want to ask if chills are a typical symptom of ARS?... Read more »

Follow-up on son (PWA) chills for over 9 months

As a mother of a son with AIDS, thank you for answering my earlier question. Recent blood tests... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Chilling Effect: How Do Researchers React to Controversy?

In 2003, 10 National Institutes of Health research grants came under intense scrutiny as Congress exercised its oversight duties regarding the agency's budget. Eight of the 10 NIH grants addressed sexual risk behavior, as did the majority of the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...disease in people with more than 100 CD4 cells. How Do I Know if I Have MAC? The symptoms of MAC can include high fevers, chills, diarrhea, weight loss, stomach aches, fatigue, and anemia (low numbers of red blood cells). When MAC spreads in... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viramune (Nevirapine)

...desired 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... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...(dyspnea) Cough with sputum (materials such as mucus and pus that are coughed up from the lungs) Dry cough Fatigue Fever Chills Diagnosis: Abnormal chest X-ray Sputum sample for stain and culture (Sometimes a person can cough up... Read more »
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chill out

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Well, this is for all you ww out there. The last three months of my life have been terrible due to one horrible mistake I made in las vegas. I slept with a girl I didnt even know after a drunken night in the club and I didnt use protection. The next... Read more »

KALKIN are you PAULB? If so Chill the @#$% out!

Posted by Anonymous
Paul or Kalkin...chill out! I don't understand you! You have been to more than one HIV Specialist and yet you refuse to accept their advice and instead choose to believe the advice of some hack passing off as a GP on ICQ no less! You are losing... Read more »

A Real Chill in the air...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Reading the story of INFECTED truly brings a chill to me..I agree with the person who is looking for more information as to how this could have happened. This could and should be a learning experience. I called the CDC last night and they... Read more »

am i seroconverting??? petrified....

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
...type headache, kind of like sinus headache but worse. the diareah got worst and i didnt feel like eating anything, then the chills started, its now sat the 27th one day away from 2 weeks from when this happened and my lymphnodes are still acting... Read more »