Common Wasting Syndrome Symptoms
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New York University, School of MedicineDear Russell,Before you do anything else, get to see the eye doctor ASAP!Seeing spots can be very dangerous! The kidney problem is an unusual one and not likely to be caused by the medication. You did not mention your T cells and viral load though.... Read more »
University of California Berkeley & San FranciscoYours is a complicated story. Let me be sure I have it straight, and then I'll comment on some of your questions.First, it sounds like you were on therapy for 2 years and now off for 8 months. But you still have the symptoms (fatigue, weakness)... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your note.Facial lipoatrophy is pretty common, particularly among persons receiving d4T. In the ongoing Gilead 903 study, 4% of persons who received d4T with 3TC/Sustiva developed lipoatrophy at 1 year, 12% at 2 years.I've not... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your questions and comments.When it comes to symptoms related to HIV/AIDS, there are no absolute rules asto when symptoms begin, what they look like, how long they last etc., etc. Symptoms can vary greatly from person to person. This... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do.
I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello, 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 »
Posted by AnonymousHere it goes, I read on one of the sites sent from this one that one of the first things you notice about HIV+ folks is the loss of fat from the cheek bones, arms, and legs. The video didn't say whether this happens quickly or only after HIV+ folks... Read more »
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