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Do Legs And Feet Remain Swollen After Ks Is Treated

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swollen legs and feet

Is swollen legs and feet one of the sides effects of taking tribuss...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Tribuss (Atripla in US-containing efavirenz, FTC, and tenofovir) can sometimes contribute to kidney problems (usually due to the tenofovir) so you need to be seen by your HIV doctor of an assessment of kidney, liver, heart, nutrition, any possible... Read more »

Swollen Legs not Feet

My legs are painful and burning. I am on Efivarenz, Stavudine, Lamuvidine and Pubac.I use to have... Read more »

Swollen Feet and ankles

I am 27 years old, HIV positive.My CD4 count is 560 and viral load is at <50 copies/ml. I am... Read more »
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Heat in my feet, legs and backt, any relation?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, one more question.
When I go to sleep at night, well specially at night. I start feeling extreme heat in my feet, then it goes up to my legs and sometimes all the way up to my back and head.
After a while before or during my sleep I may wake... Read more »

Rash!!!!! on my feet???!!!

Posted by stupidgirl, 3 Replies
this morning i woke up to a itchy foot. Just one foot. My left foot, applied lotion and went about my day. I get out of class take off my shoes and socks. Now i have a rash on both feet. Just on the top, and it spreads if i itch it. this is very up... Read more »

I am not imagining this but tingling hands/feets!!

Posted by ExWorryWart, 5 Replies
http://poz.com/articles/401_2446.shtml

How common is it to get it during 5-6 weeks of exposure? This is the only symptom that is consistent and not going away.. PLZ HELP
I had anxiety disorder earlier but never had tingling (unless during panic... Read more »

Swollen/Painful Nodes and No HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've tested negative beyond three months, yet my groin and axilla (armpit) nodes remain swollen and tender. My exposure was high risk, and I did contract chlamydia from the exposure (treated months ago). The medic at the clinic assured me that the... Read more »