Does Acute Hiv Infection Cause Joint Aches?
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Unfortunately, I am not able to adequately evaluate or diagnose the cause of joint pain over the Internet. What I can tell you is that:1. There are a variety of rheumatic conditions associated with HIV/AIDS that could be underlying causes.2.... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineMuscle and joint pain can be symptoms associated with many other issues. These are not prominent symptoms in hepatitis A, B, or C and your HIV and HCV tests are negative, whcih is reassuring. I would continue testing to be certain, but I expect you... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesBefore I say anything about your question, please remember that any symptoms that you experience that cause you concern should be checked out with your doctor. At least 80% of people recently infected with HIV will experience symptoms related to... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineI can't tell you what is wrong with your partner based on the story you gave; it's not even clear whether this is is HIV-related. I don't know what kinds of doctors he has seen, but I suggest that he see a competent HIV specialist... Read more »
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Posted by mrlife, 3 Replieshi, i had un protected sex with my gf the other week. She claims she is clean. Shortly after 2 weeks, i have muscle and joint pain mainly in my arms is been 2 weeks already, i am still experiencing uncomfotable feeling around my neck and pain in my... Read more »
Posted by rmds, 1 Replyneed help and guidence from the experts on this board as i am extremely worried about catching the acute hiv infection. I am a 41 year male who has frequented few csw for the past 2 years (received uncovered oral from the girls few times). always... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello,
I may have contracted HIV through an unusual encounter (not via Sex nor Drugs nor blood)in April 1999. Refer to the URL for the story.
Shortly, from 10 to 16 May, I... Read more »
Posted by lafcadio, 1 ReplyI came down with text book Acute HIV Infection three weeks ago after having unsafe sex. My lymph nodes got swollen and achy, I got these little shivers running through my body, I feel like I have bleach in my veins. I'm tired and sweat constantly. I... Read more »
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