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Common Fatigue Symptoms

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Fatigue

The Bottom Line Fatigue is a very common condition for people with HIV. Untreated fatigue can make HIV disease progress faster. It can be very difficult to figure out the cause of fatigue. Several different factors can cause the same symptoms. Blood tests can identify some causes but not others. The more information you can give your health care provider, the easier it will be to determine what is causing your fatigue and how to treat it.
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Common ARS Symptoms?

Dear Doc,Is a mild sore throat and fatigue with no other symptoms 11 days after a moderate risk exposure consistent with your experience on primary hiv infection? Thanks,Denny...
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
These are very nonspecific and could be the results of many kinds of infections.... Read more »

Different manifestation of a common primary HIV infection symptom?

Dear Dr,Thank you from the bottom of my heart that you have been stretching your helping hands to those who desperately need some answers. I posted a question about couple weeks ago but went unanswered. I would appreciate it if you could kindly read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Worried Soul,As I hope you and our other readers know this Forum is dedicated to questions pertaining to HIV-related Fatigue and Anemia, questions pertaining to possible infection should be directed to our forum on Safe Sex, Prevention, and... Read more »

Fatigue and weird symptoms?

HIV positive as of earlier this year, now I have noticed that my ball sack is much bigger now then before, much more lose (is this because there is hiv accumulation/reproduction in the testes?) I also feel stinging sensations all over my body,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Your "ball sack is much bigger now than before"???? Wow, could it be that we finally have a beneficial side effect of HIV??? No, sorry. Whatever is turning your Tic Tacs into low-hanging bull balls, it's not HIV! Have your... Read more »

Strange fatigue like symptoms..

Dr. Bob,I have some strange symptoms.I am suspecting HIV since event 3 months back. A couple of times during this period (one 5 weeks later and another today) I felt strage feelings in my body.It starts out like some itching and tingling in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Worried,Itching/tingling in the stomach, vibrating head, the sensation of blood gushing to various parts of your body, stomach pain, almost fainting, and bloodshot eyes are not at all indicative of HIV. Besides, you mention you had similar... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

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how common it is to have ARS symptoms past 4 weeks

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Is it common to experience ARS symptoms past 4 weeks?

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