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Does HIV Cause Stinging Pain

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Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 2 Replies
Has anyone experienced this?
I know what anxiety and panic attack is as I have experienced it first hand but never before do I remember having this 'weird' sensation. Any worried wells here experience stinging pain in both armpits and constant dull... Read more »

Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by 333, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Can anyone tell be if severe anxiety can cause stinging pain in both armpits and at the back of the neck? Did anyone here experience that? Read more »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »

stinging sensation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if feeling a stinging sensation inside one's penis once every 3 or four hrs is a symptom of HIV?

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Hiv doesn't cause aids

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
don't be a victim of greed , hiv doesn't cause aids and if you take those toxic drugs you will eventually die Read more »
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hiv/aids causing abdomen pain

Everyday/night I have sever abdomen pain that feels as if a semi is driving through me. Or something is twisting it uncontrollablly. The pain is almost unbearable. I wake up soaked in sweat, hungry but my stomach feels full, when I do eat, it gives...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
In the setting of HIV infection +/- treatment the differential diagnosis for severe recurrent abdominal pain is long and may involve HIV related or unrelated diseases. Common causes of recurren tabdominal pain include stomach ulcers, gallbladder... Read more »

Very painful lymph nodes; I have both HIV and cancer. Which disease is causing these nodes?

HIV+ for over 7 yrs, CD4 190, viral load 45,000 recently started anti-retrovirals. Had a growth removed from under left arm about 5cm and was diagnosed with a peripheral nerve sheath sarcoma. I am about to start radiation therapy, but I have more...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Your situation is not an easy one, and I have many patient in similar situations. Specifically patients who have a known cancer and enlarged lymph nodes on CT scan. It is VERY difficult to tell whether the lymph nodes are enlarged due to the... Read more »

pain in armpit

I get shooting/stinging pain in the armpits and neck, however I never have any bumps, just get pains in neck and armpits once in awhile that doesn't seem normal, what could this be and is it HIV related? thanks....
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The key here is to figure out what is causing the pain. Sometimes, you can get enlarged lymph glands without actually feeling them yourself. If they are enlarged, it will be important to find out why this is. There are many causes of this, and... Read more »

wanting to give life, but not wanting to cause more pain

I am a HIV+ female without children. I'm currently on EPIVIR, VIREAD & KALETRA. I would like to know what would be my chances of conceiving a heakthy child from a HIV- male. By safe home conception, i.e. turkey baster...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
As treatments have improved the lives of many HIV positive women, they are now considering having babies. So, you are not alone in asking this question and you may wish to review some of the prior answers to similar questions on this Forum to see... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Release of Lansing Sex Sting Police Report Raises Concerns About Disclosure of HIV Status

Advocates are asking why the Lansing Police Department's report of a May 22 sex sting included the information that one of the arrested men is HIV-positive. According to the report, the man, whose identity was withheld by the Michigan Messenger,... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TB Diagnostics: A Crisis for People Living With HIV/AIDS Worldwide

Globally, TB is the most common infection and a leading cause of death among people living with HIV. Despite being curable, TB accounts for two million deaths each year. Thirteen percent of deaths among HIV-positive people are TB-related, and some... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Books Accuse UNAIDS of Inflating HIV Prevalence Estimates to Increase Donor Funding

UNAIDS in two recently published books has "come under stinging attack" and been accused of "allowing politics to trump science in its efforts to combat" HIV/AIDS, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to AFP/ Yahoo! News , the books have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Comment: Make Pain Treatment, Palliative Care Available to End "Suffering of Millions"

"The undertreatment of pain caused by cancer and other conditions is a global health tragedy," write the authors of a Lancet Comment . Noting a resolution adopted by the U.N. Commission on Narcotic Drugs, which called on states to "improve the... Read more »