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Do Aids Make You Have Back Pain

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AIDS and back pain

I was diagnosed in July with AIDS. I had a cd count of 52. Last blood work I had jumped to 249. I have been having back pain even befor I was diagnosed. When I went to the Dr., they told me I had herniated disks. I spent four weeks in the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It sounds like your herniated disc is pinching a nerve. That problem is generally not related to HIV but is very painful and can damage the nerve if the nerve impingement is severe. YThere are some HIV-related nerve conditions Read more »

re: disability

If you have HIV/AIDS and cannot work, you may qualify for disability benefits from the Social... Read more »

PAIN ALONG THE SPINE, BACK AND HIP JOINTS AND FATIGUE

Dear Dr.,I am poz and on meds. I always have a problem of pain along the spine, back and hip... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...effect. If they continue or get worse, it may be a sign that you have an infection, especially if you also have a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Reyataz (Atazanavir)

...HIV protease enzyme and stops the processing of viral proteins, thereby preventing more virus particles from being made. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Atazanavir was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 20, 2003, for use... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Crixivan (Indinavir)

...an individual (especially a child) taking this medication experiences symptoms of kidney stones, which include severe side or back pain or blood in the urine. To lessen the chance of kidney stones, it is important to drink at least 1.5 liters of... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological complications of HIV/AIDS. Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS : Retrieved October 2006from ... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...to sinusitis blockage).That pain withered away within 5days.Then I had no problem for sometime.Now after a month I am having back pain(upper back) and neck( spine and muscles) pain since last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Year in Review: Looking Back on 2010

Posted by bartleby
...So much has happened this past year. We're rolling out end-of-the-year reviews . So check it out! You'll find: Top HIV/AIDS Clinical Developments of 2010 The Buzz Factor: Most Talked-About Stories on TheBody.com in 2010 and you can even... Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? 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 »