Does HIV Cause Headache
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIt would be unusual but possible for your headache to be a late appearing complication of either raltegravir or Truvada so I endorse an evaluation by a neurologist to look for alternative explanations. Headache, shoulder/neck pain are fairly common... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI assume that your spinal fluid was checked for HIV and was found negative. There have been some cases of progression of neurologic disease among patients on HIV meds that seem poorly understand. Some patients with headaches have been helped by... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHeadaches can be due to HIV, HIV therapy, or many other causes. Headaches are very common in the general population and can be a challenge to diagnose and treat properly. When I am uncertain as to the cause I get help from a headache specialist... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYou paint a frightening picture-if no clear other cause found with work up might consider switching off the Sustiva in case it is contributing to the headache due to its CNS/brain properties. There are alot of treatments (triptan class of drugs or... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI need help desperately. I don't know what is going on with my body. Sometimes with HIV you can gauge yourself and see if things are going your way, sometimes you can't. I can't figure it out. I have been experiencing bad headaches in the last 2... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI would like to know if headaches caused by HIV are very severe or mild. I have been having very slight headaches for a week already, especially in the mornings when i wake up, but then seem to disappear as the day goes on. Thanks.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi hope someone here on the board will help with answers.
i had unprotected oral sex with another male friend both giving and receiving about 3 weeks ago. when he came, some of his semen got into my nose.
this past thur. i caught a cold which included... Read more »
Posted by jinLA, 4 RepliesI am really ashamed to say that I am a medical professional when I look back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This... Read more »
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