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Does HIV Cause Achy Balls

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extreme fatigue and achiness

I have been Hiv + for @ 8-10 yrs, last CD4 count 451, VL undet.<50 for over 2 yrs. I am currently on Sustiva, epivir, and zerit. Have been on this regimen for close to 2 yrs...Recently I have been experiencing extemely sore and achy neck, legs,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would make sure your lactic acid level is OK (Soon!) as well as your liver enzymes, hemoglobin, and muscle enzymes (looking for med side effects). If all of those are OK then checking some hormone levels (testosterone, thyroid) might be a good... Read more »

Feel like my body is seizing up with deep achiness/soreness

I feel like i've been beat up or something...have achy soreness in shoulders down arms in... Read more »
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Achy Joints from my meds......

Posted by harcase116, 4 Replies
I would like to know what would be the best thing for me to deal with my achy joints, I take Atripla don't have too much side effects from it just the ache joints! I have been taking over the counter pain medicines but it has not help ! Read more »

Blood on Cotton Ball & Band Aid - not mine

Posted by Olive, 1 Reply
Hello,

I hope the experts can help me out. I went to get a routine HIV test done at a local clinic here in Kenya. The syringe was new, however after drawing the blood the nurse put a cotton ball on my injected area to cover the blood....I noticed... Read more »

stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 5 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked??

thanks Read more »

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