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Constant Leg Cramping And Hiv

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Leg cramps from Combivir?

My partner has been in recovery from HIV Dementia and doing incredibly well inspite of the initial prognosis!!! He does have motor damage in his left side though. He was initially taking Zyprexa, Aricept, Norvir, & Crixivan. Upon ceasing the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A muscle biopsy and/or muscle enzymes/nerve studies might be helpful. A trial off all nukes (ie with double boosted PIs or adding one of the newer drugs like raltegravir and or others might be worthwhile on at least a trial basis to narrow down... Read more »

Combivir based leg cramping????

Sorry to be a pest but I'm striving to get to a more complete understanding regarding multiple... Read more »

leg cramps and enlarged belly

my husband has had aids for 4years. now he is having server cramps in his legs at night. and his... Read more »

When Constant Pain Is a Reality

Michael Brewster When I first started taking medication for my HIV, Epivir (lamivudine) + Viracept (nelfinavir mesylate) + Zerit (stavudine), I had many side effects. Nausea with some vomiting, my cholesterol and triglycerides went really high,... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

From the Sports Desk: Chasing an End to AIDS

David Ernesto Munar Living with HIV is sometimes described as a rollercoaster but for me it's more like a marathon or several of them. Running has been my constant companion, even before my HIV diagnosis in 1994. Back then, my typical run was... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Ain't I a Woman? Change

My granny used to say, "The only thing that's constant is change." I never understood that statement until I became an adult. It became even clearer after learning I was infected with HIV. One of the truest consequences of this disease is change. We... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America


In July of 1996, at the XI International Conference on AIDS in Vancouver, triple combination therapy that included a protease inhibitor was all anyone seemed to be talking about. In fact, the entire conference almost felt like a giant pep rally for... Read more »
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This constant itch

Posted by oldwoman, 7 Replies
I've talked to others who complain about itching on their legs,and I have it too,it's constant but usually bearable,today is one of the bad days and I can't stop scratching at myself(I feel like I need a flea collar on)It's just won't stop.I've... Read more »

Constantly worried

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am constantly worried about having HIV. I am too chicken to take the test but I live in fear and can rarely sleep. I slept with someone who constantly lied to me and was unfaithful. I have noticed swollen glands (lymph nodes) in my neck... Read more »

Constant Twitching in left calve

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've had constant twitching in my left calve for over 2 months now. The docs say tthis is normal. i had a protected vaginal incident with a female professional and tested negative via EIA @ 5 months 2 days. I also tested @ 6 1/2 months negative via... Read more »

constant worry

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
great, this is one reason why i need to stay off the internet. after recieving my negative 6 month test a month ago I log on here and read about neuropathy. I never read this was a symptom of hiv but I had expierenced something just like it. Now its... Read more »