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Diagnosed With Fatigue

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newly diagnosed fatigue?

I have written a few times without answers b4 I got tested. I took home test and it came back positive! I am now it seems very tired all the time. My ? Dr. Bob is I have been + for 1.5 years (that was last neg. test and time of last exposure)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a T-cell test (a measure of your immune system's integrity) and HIV viral load (a measure of the viral activity).Could your fatigue be related to "nerves and depression?" Absolutely! Realizing that you may be HIV-positive is undoubtedly difficult... Read more »

Fatigue in someone only recently diagnosed

I read through a few of your rsponses to questions about fatigue. None seemed to fit. I've been... Read more »

general fatigue for newly diagnosed

I was diagnosed with AIDS in June 2002 after pneumonia. I was infected 10 years ago. I have been... Read more »
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Fatigue

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FAQs About Fatigue From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

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Just Diagnosed Frequently Asked Questions

...as the disease progresses? I just tested positive. Can immediate treatment eradicate the virus? Is it normal to be feeling fatigue and nausea? What lifestyle changes should I make at this early stage? Life Expectancy What is the life... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Dealing With Fatigue

... By itself, fatigue is not a "disease." When persistent and severe, however, fatigue (feeling tired all the time, lacking stamina, having too little energy to do things) can disrupt one's life, interfering with daily activities, socializing, Read more »
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I am scared - newly diagnosed

Posted by NiceGuyNYC, 4 Replies
...found through a very specific test called HIV B DNA. This test was suggested when I was experiencing a high fever, headache, and fatigue. The day after I found out I went to the local clinic here in NYC and had all my blood work done. While I... Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... 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 »

Newly diagnosed. Need to chat, find support

Posted by Amadoda, 6 Replies
...viral load close to 200 000 and low CD4 around 100)and it seems like I almost immediately started to feel better. A lot of fatigue and shortness of breath etc has begun to abate. Is this just mind over matter?? Can the medication regime be... Read more »