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Does HIV Cause Fatigue

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Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed, as I've aged (I'm 46 years old now), and as I've had to add medications to my HIV meds for HIV and HIV medication side effects (e.g., Nexium, TriCor,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...undetectable till last month just a blip so my Doc changed my meds to Epzicom so we will see how that works. I have experienced extreme fatigue for the last year. On Thyroid meds, Cortisol level is normal, also prescribed Lexapro 20mg for about... Read more »

Extreme fatigue and hiv progression.

I have been worried since December 2008 that I have hiv. I have tested negative five times in the... Read more »

Can anemia or fatigue cause a false postive HIV test??

Hi Dr.Frascino,I had an exposure that is extremely low risk, or even non-existant. I called an... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: AIDS "Fatigue" May Cause Lack of Funds, Former UNAIDS Head Says

...in the fight against the epidemic, the former head of UNAIDS said recently in an interview in London. "There is clearly AIDS fatigue," said Dr. Peter Piot, director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine since September. "There... Read more »
Ortho Biotech

Many With HIV Accept Symptoms of Fatigue as "Fact of Life"

...that 75 percent of individuals with HIV who responded often feel tired or weak, and more than 70 percent of them believe that tiredness is just a "fact of life" for someone living with HIV. Unfortunately, many did not realize that anemia could... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fatigue

...I Know if I Have Fatigue? What Causes Fatigue, and How Is It Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Fatigue? Fatigue is tiredness that does not go away when you rest. It can be physical or psychological. With physical fatigue , your muscles... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

A Comprehensive Look at HIV-Related Fatigue

...overall quality of life. Fatigue, also known as asthenia or prostration, is an unusual and prolonged tiredness, exhaustion, or lack of energy. It often develops slowly and worsens over time. Fatigue may be intermittent or chronic. Chronic... Read more »
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what is hiv related fatigue like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i'm trying to figure out if i am experiencing fatigue or not. i used to work out regularly, until about 3 weeks ago i started getting a headache and stomache ache, so i stopped Read more »

fatigue

Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
...i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist Read more »

Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what this term entails, i'm guessing it is different from feeling tired after a days activities? Also does ARS possible entail fatigue? and if so approx. how long would it take to wear off? Read more »

tired and fatigue

Posted by Anonymous
...How does being tired and fatigued involve HIV ? and when does these two weird acts start to take effect on your life when you contract the virus ? Read more »