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Could Ache In Testicles Be A Sign Of Primary HIV Infection

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Acute HIV Infection

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at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...symptoms, when do they appear and how long do they last? Are any of the symptoms, or lack of specific symptoms, indictive of hiv infection or not. I know symptoms do not equal hiv, but please give me your opinion on these questions. Thanks.... Read more »

Are these aches and pains normal?

My partner found out about six months ago that he is HIV pos. He also has a mild hernia in his vertebra; L3,L4, and L5. He is on pain medications for this because about three months ago the pain became unbearable, but he is also suffering from pain...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Several rheumatologic conditions may be more common in HIV+ persons though most pain as you describe has little to do with HIV and more to do with local non-HIV factors like nerve compression or joint/tendon conditions. Evaluation by a... Read more »

aches and pains

Hi thereI switched from zerit to abacavir due to weight loss 21 months ago and the problem does seem to be reversing at last, definitely on the limbs and after seeing photos of my face from a year ago, there is significant improvement there too. In...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You don't mention what other HIV medications you are on but joint pain has not been generally linked to chronic use of abacavir to my knowledge. I an not aware of any major concern about interaction between your supplements and abacavir that would... Read more »

Just tested/Bone ache

Hi there from Italy and thanks a lot for all the care and competence you're giving us. Two weeks and a half ago I was tested HIV+; the results that came through today tell me that my viral load is <400 and CD4's are at 621. The doctor told me to my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I don't think your bone aches are driectly related to your HIV infection. Possibe explanations for your having an undetectable vital load without any treatment include: 1) you may be fortunate and Read more »
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The Stages of HIV Infection

... Everyone experiences HIV infection differently. However, as a general way of describing the disease process, the course of HIV infection can be looked at in four Read more »
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Getting Informed About HIV

...better to wait due to possible long-term side effects. HIV Treatment Guidelines The US Guidelines for treating HIV infection in adults were updated December 1, 2009. Updates are based on the latest understanding of current HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...results showing that among MSM in New York City, the presence of syphilis or gonorrhea was a predictor of HIV infection. Because of this close association between HIV and STDs, according to the CDC, "STD surveillance... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...OIs continue to cause considerable morbidity and mortality for three primary reasons: 1) many patients are unaware of their HIV infection and seek medical care when an OI becomes the initial indicator of their disease; 2) certain patients are... Read more »
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STRANGE MUSCLE ACHES

Posted by michel2222, 2 Replies
...exposure? I heard that it usually occurs within 2 to 4 weeks. Is 73 days a possibility? Also: is is likely that such symptoms of primary HIV could be muscle and joint aches but without fever or hardly any other symptoms? Thirdly: is there any... Read more »

slight aches and pains back again

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, I had a possible exposure about 7 months ago. After that, I developed aches and pains all over my body as well as tiny red spots on both of my thighs. My stomach had a really "sour" feeling for about Read more »

Possible infection? - For experts

Posted by inc0gnito, 1 Reply
...like three days, following its normal process: grew up, burst, got smaller, and disappeared). My post is long, but maybe the main questions are: -Is it still possible that Im infected with HIV? If so, how possible? (%) -Should I get another... Read more »

Muscles Aches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was googling around the internet and found the following info regarding muscles aches: "The symptoms can include pain and aching in the muscles, usually thighs and shoulders, as well as weakness, with difficulty Read more »