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Does Headache Mean I Have Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Delavirdine (Rescriptor)

...antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Rescriptor. Pharmacia & Upjohn developed it. ViiV Healthcare is marketing it. Delavirdine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (a "non-nuke" or NNRTI). These drugs stop HIV from multiplying by preventing the reverse transcriptase enzyme from working. This enzyme changes HIV's genetic material (RNA) into DNA. This has to occur before HIV's genetic code gets combined with an...
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Migraine Headaches

I'm concerned if mirgraine headaches are associated with being AIDS/HIV positive. I have not been tested. I've heard that these types of headaches may be associated with being positive.
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I am not aware of migraine headaches being a common symptom of HIV infection;JLS. Read more »

Headaches

I have had a migraine headache for three weeks now. I'm anemic and my question is when you are anemic can that cause you to have a migraine headache? How can you tell if your iron is low?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I assume you are HIV positive, as this is an HIV information Web site. Headaches can be caused by a wide variety of conditions. Migraines are a very Read more »

HIV/Headache

I am HIV positive and on anti retrovirals. My problem is that I have headaches everyday on average I take 6 headache tablets. Is the headache caused by anti retrovirals?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Headaches 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 Read more »

HIV headache

Doctor Holodniy,Can hiv cause a persistent chronic tension type headache? If so how long after infection might this occur? Is persistent headache a common problem in hiv infected people? Like all the other readers I'd like to thank you for the...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Headache as a sole symptom of acute infection would be extremely unlikely, as would the persistence of headaches. Headaches can certainly Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Nelfinavir (Viracept)

...is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Nelfinavir is a protease inhibitor. These drugs prevent the protease enzyme from working. HIV protease acts like a chemical scissor. It cuts the raw material for HIV into specific pieces needed to build a new... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) used to fight HIV: efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir (Viread). Atripla is manufactured by Gilead and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Headache and HIV

...Headaches are common in the general population. People with HIV may experience headaches at the time of seroconversion, while using medications to treat HIV or viral hepatitis, and in late-stage Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

... Fact Sheet 475 ). Nevirapine is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (a "non-nuke" or NNRTI). These drugs stop HIV from multiplying by preventing the reverse transcriptase enzyme from working. This enzyme changes HIV's genetic... Read more »
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Headaches and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I 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 Read more »

headache

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I've had headache and sleepless night after being diagnosed 3 days ago. My neck (near thyroid) and head felt heavy. I wonder if the virus are attacking 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 »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Can any of you remembger when you got sick ? how severe were your symptoms for HIV and how mild were they ? how many didnt have any symptoms ? did anyone have sex and a condom broke and got HIV ? Read more »