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Do Women With Hiv Have Abdominal Cramps And Lower Back Pain

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis
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Management of Norvir Side effects: Abdominal/Back pain

Are there any tip or tricks to managing abdominal/lower back pain related to taking Norvir?I take this drug I gelcap 2 times a day and am after one week experiencing relatively intense abdominal cramping and lower back pain which is about 8 on a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...no drug resistance a non-ritonavir based PI regimen (such as atazanvir with Epzicom or fosamprenavir). I would involve your HIV doc early in the discussion given the amount of discomfort you are experienceing. An evaluation looking for... Read more »

Severe Lower Back Pain associated w/ Neupogen Injections

Dear Dr. Salisbury,I am a 33 yr. old Mexican/Italian male w/ HIV and Karposis Sarcoma. Between Doxil infusions I must inject myself with Neupogen daily. I had my second dose of Neupogen, yesterday evening, around 6pm. It's 4am, the very next...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
Hi, Yes the pain you are experiencing is usually associated with the neupogen injections. It is often referred to as "bone Pain". Pain management can be difficult. Usually tylenol or advil are used initially. If no relief, you should contact... Read more »

Lower back pain since Atripla

Hello. I am an hiv+ & hbv+ 25y.o. male. I started atripla a month ago because my liver functions were fairly high. my hiv status was pretty healthy, with cd4 at 450 & vl at 16k.since i started taking atripla, the hep b symptoms that i was...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...pain is very common in the general population and is most often due to muscle,ligament, nerve, disc types of problems. Your HIV provider needs to be informed of your concern so that he/she can properly evaluate. KH Read more »

I think I am a failure at life and need help- what do you think?

Dr. Bob~I was hoping to get your opinion. I really want to know what you think. About 7+ weeks ago I had a unprotected one night stand. He didnt ejaculate in me; I dont even think he ejaculated at all. But because I was dry I think there was a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...very accurately diagnosed your problem when you wrote: "I have anxiety and I also have OCD. I'm obsessed with the thought of HIV. I read about symptoms all the time. As soon as I wake up, I start thinking about it until I go to bed. I can't... Read more »
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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...CD4 cell counts Having a higher viral load Taking Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT) Anemia is a common condition for HIV-positive women, but it is often overlooked. If left untreated, anemia is strongly associated with HIV disease progression and an... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...night sweats, loss of appetite, weight loss, tiredness or worsening diarrhea. Symptoms of early disease often involve the gut: stomach cramps, nausea and vomiting. Disseminated disease can lead to bone, brain or skin infections, or cause painful... Read more »
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Women and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Read more »
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