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Do Painful Red Spots Mean I Have AIDS

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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Check It Out The Bottom Line What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? HIV fraud is the promotion, advertisement,
Ask the Experts

hiv/aids causing abdomen pain

Everyday/night I have sever abdomen pain that feels as if a semi is driving through me. Or something is twisting it uncontrollablly. The pain is almost unbearable. I wake up soaked in sweat, hungry but my stomach feels full, when I do eat, it gives...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...In the setting of HIV infection +/- treatment the differential diagnosis for severe recurrent abdominal pain is long and may involve HIV related or Read more »

knee Pain

I have had knee pain on the inner side of my right knee. There is not swelling or discoloration. It feels stiff and tender. I dont recall bumping it, but with motrin it goes away and then comes back. Im on truvada, Norvir and reyataz.. for a bout 8...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It would be unlikely that any of your current HIV meds or your hIV infection are directly causing your localized knee pain. KH Read more »

Chronic Pain (All Over)

I'm a 24 male HIV+ I just found out about 7 months ago and the only reason why is because my fiance was pregnant, since i got a test back in mid-late 2006 and was negative never had a reason to think I had it. when i found out my CD4 was 366 and VL...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Your symptoms are unusual for HIV infection itself to be causing them. It's hard to speculate, as your symptoms are very nonspecific. Your current CD4 count is Read more »

pain in armpit

I get shooting/stinging pain in the armpits and neck, however I never have any bumps, just get pains in neck and armpits once in awhile that doesn't seem normal, what could this be and is it HIV related? thanks.
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...feeling them yourself. If they are enlarged, it will be important to find out why this is. There are many causes of this, and HIV is not one of the most common ones. This being said, if you have had any risk behaviors for HIV transmission,... Read more »
Articles
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

... How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? A health care provider can easily identify molluscum lesions. They are waxy, flesh-colored bumps that don't hurt or itch. There are only one or two other infections that cause skin problems that look at all... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...Hi; 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 Read more »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems 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 Read more »

When does the pain not feel like pain anymore?

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
...about things right now. I feel very compromised that I will now have these kind of stories to live with and live through.. HIV/AIDS is killing my friends! I look at our goverment who looks away to far off lands who's needs are genuine but WE... Read more »