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Dealing With Fatigue When You Are Hiv Positive

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Fatigue/Fever HIV Positive and no health insurance

A friend of my (realy)has had a fever (100 to 104.8) for several months. He lost his job, now he has no health insurance. I finally convinienced him to seek public health care. He was tested a week ago, it was HIV positive. He had blood taken for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...public health HIV clinic and is running high fevers, he should go to the Emergency Room for an evaluation. I'm not surprised he's fatigued, considering the recent HIV diagnosis, 20-pound weight loss, and high fevers for several months. I don't... Read more »

Extreme fatigue and hiv progression.

I have been worried since December 2008 that I have hiv. I have tested negative five times in the... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association Between "Safer Sex Fatigue" and Rectal Gonorrhea Is Mediated by Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners Among HIV-Positive Homosexual Men

...is a mediator of associations between rectal gonorrhea (RG) and beliefs about highly active antiretroviral therapy, safer sex fatigue, or sexual sensation-seeking among homosexual men. From March 2002 to December 2003, a cross-section survey was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: AIDS "Fatigue" May Cause Lack of Funds, Former UNAIDS Head Says

...in the fight against the epidemic, the former head of UNAIDS said recently in an interview in London. "There is clearly AIDS fatigue," said Dr. Peter Piot, director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine since September. "There... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

A Comprehensive Look at HIV-Related Fatigue

...overall quality of life. Fatigue, also known as asthenia or prostration, is an unusual and prolonged tiredness, exhaustion, or lack of energy. It often develops slowly and worsens over time. Fatigue may be intermittent or chronic. Chronic... Read more »
Ortho Biotech

Many With HIV Accept Symptoms of Fatigue as "Fact of Life"

...a reduction of the number of red blood cells or the amount of hemoglobin in the blood. 2 Symptoms of anemia may include fatigue, shortness of breath, dizziness, or paleness. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that... Read more »
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what is hiv related fatigue like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i'm trying to figure out if i am experiencing fatigue or not. i used to work out regularly, until about 3 weeks ago i started getting a headache and stomache ache, so i stopped Read more »

fatigue

Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
...i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist Read more »

Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what this term entails, i'm guessing it is different from feeling tired after a days activities? Also does ARS possible entail fatigue? and if so approx. how long would it take to wear off? Read more »

tired and fatigue

Posted by Anonymous
...How does being tired and fatigued involve HIV ? and when does these two weird acts start to take effect on your life when you contract the virus ? Read more »