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Does HIV Cause Muscle Ache

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hiv hbv co-infection

Dr. Bob I had an unprotected sexual exposure feb 1, 2008 on March 2nd I got pneumonia that last for 3 weeks, rash's all over my chest,pink eye, hot flashes, now I still have horrible aches/muscle aches and pain under the right rib cage. I had (4)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your single elevated viral load test was a false-positive. Consequently all your tests (HIV, HCV, HBV) are negative. What are you going to accuse your gal-pal of? Giving you nothing? You can't force her to get STD screened, Read more »

joint /muscle pain

I am trying to research causes for pain, I have had an MRI and numerous e-rays and bloodwork to... Read more »
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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people think they... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...calledcreatine kinase Special Considerations: Should be used with caution by people who are at increasedrisk for muscle problems like myopathy and rhabdomyolysis. Contact your healthcare provider if you experience... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mitochondrial Toxicity

...for the following signs of lactic acidosis: Nausea Vomiting Severe fatigue Recent weight loss Rapid, deep breathing Cramps, muscle aches and numbness or tingling Muscle weakness that rapidly gets worse Lactic acidosis can be fatal. See your... Read more »
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muscle & joint pain

Posted by ElGringo, 1 Reply
...rebounded in the last 2 years to around 150,000 which for me, is good. It's the progression of the joint pain & neuropathy, burning muscle cramps that has just about put me into a pasture so to speak. I have probs just going from one end of... Read more »

hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why is losing weight a sympton for early hiv?? how does it make you lose weight can someone please tell me im scared that i might be hiv positive Read more »

bad day with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Yesterday was one of the worst I have had since being diagnosed three years ago. All summer, I have been struggling with muscle pain and fatigue. Doc has concluded that it is caused by AZT, so we are switching that out. I changed meds a month... Read more »

HIV Symtptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...adict? After that incident, in a week time or 10 days time I was having mild fever, following the fever in week 2 I was having muscle aches. One day both my hands were on pain n when touched it was hot. After that, incident I normally get light... Read more »