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Does Aching Mean I Have Hiv

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Body aches, flu symptoms, etc.

My husband was diagnosed with AIDS Nov 5, 2010 without any prior diagnosis or knowledge of him having HIV etc. His CD4 was 45 and his VL was 659,000. They checked his labs again on Dec 13 and his CD4 was 95 and his VL was 213,000 (without HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Body aches are common in the general population and more common in HIV+ patients. Being sick and stressed out (even depressed) often contributes to body aches. Improving HIV health (gaining weight, Read more »

HIV worries and Aches

I was tested negative with PCR not too long ago; now I experienced some tingling around my arms and... Read more »

Muscle Aching and HIV

Dear Doc. Bob,Im writing to you from Italy (so, please, excuse me if my Englishs not always... Read more »
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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...symptom of heart disease is angina or chest pain. If you have angina you will feel discomfort. It may be a heaviness, pressure, aching, burning, fullness, squeezing, or painful feeling in the chest. Sometimes angina and chest pain can be mistaken... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

... Table of Contents What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS? How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? Why Should Read more »
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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 »
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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 »

a small question please

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a small question hoping to find a clear answer for it: assuming that aching muscles is a HIV symptom .... can someone characterise it ... i mean how can we differ it from another muscular disturbance .... Read more »

Aching feeling in the groin and arm pits

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had protected encounter with sex worker in late December. Tested at 4 weeks and 8 both neg. All these while with very painful toncils on my left side. Saw an ENT and he said that there are some swollen lymph nodes and might be tongcilists. I... Read more »

Body Aches....Jackie Please Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Now what does everyone mean when they say body aches...in conjuction with ARS.....does it mean like a little stiffness.....or reall pain shooting throughout your body.....I am very active....so I get stiff at times....is this the same thing.....I am... Read more »