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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 that can cause nerve... Read more »

severe back and body pain

My name is heidi, I have full blown AIDS, I have been infected since about 1993..I am 24 years old.... Read more »

Back pain, loss of balance, vision???

4 years ago my father died of AIDS. He woke up one day with a really sore back. He then started to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Making the Most of Your Medical Visits

Mary has been having a nagging back pain for several weeks. The pain is keeping her from sleeping, and she is anxious because her grandmother had a similar pain that turned out to be cancer. When Mary sees her clinician, Dr. Lamb, for her regular... Read more »

Looking Back at 2010 in Terms of HIV/AIDS, What Do You Want to See Change in 2011?

As an action-packed year for the HIV/AIDS community draws to a close, takes stock of 2010 in a new series of articles, "HIV/AIDS Year in Review: Looking Back on 2010 (and Ahead to 2011)." Read the entire series here . There are so many... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

A Look Back at the History of AIDS in the U.S.

In the summer of 1981, an immunologist from Los Angeles and a dermatologist from New York reported some unusual findings in the Centers for Disease Control's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report . Their articles, published a month apart, hinted at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asia's Migrant Workers Need More State Help to Curb AIDS, Activists Say

CARAM Asia, a Malaysian-backed coalition of migrant and health groups from 15 nations, is calling for more action to block the spread of HIV among migrant workers. "For a comprehensive approach to contain HIV/AIDS, the health of not only local... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

Joint Pain? AnonOne? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
Hi all. I had a few questions. When someone experiences early symptoms of HIV, do they all come at once? Or can they come seperately. I have had diarrhea for more than a month now, then I started having testicular pain, my neck hurts when I move it... Read more »

Back pain & ARS??

Posted by Anonymous
Is severe back pain a symptom of ARS? I know you cannot diagnose off of symptoms, but I have not seen anywhere where back pain is even listed as a symptom.


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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 a week and I went to the doctor. I didn't... Read more »