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Does Hiv Cause Lower Back Pains

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The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although there is no official definition of lipodystrophy in HIV, it isgenerally broken down into two...
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Getting pain on my neck

Hi I am currently on isentress, reyataz and norvir (sorry if i spelled them wrong). I have been getting a sore neck the kind you may get when you sleep wrong and I can barely turn my head to the right to look without it hurting. I have been getting...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It would be very unusual for your HIV regimen to cause such a localized problem in your neck so I would generally suspect some other cause (such as a pinged nerve Read more »

low back pain/bleeding after sex

I had quite a bit of sex last weekend. This week am having mid month bleeding and lower back and abdominal pain. Have been hiv+ since 2004 and have never experienced this. Could this be cancer and will a pelvic ultrasound be able to reveal a dx?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Could it be a sexually transmitted disease? You may have caught something that is causing your pain and bleeding. I recommend you head to an STD clinic to be checked.DW Read more »

Lower back pain since Atripla

Hello. I am an hiv+ & hbv+ 25y.o. male. I started atripla a month ago because my liver functions were fairly high. my hiv status was pretty healthy, with cd4 at 450 & vl at 16k.since i started taking atripla, the hep b symptoms that i was...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...pain is very common in the general population and is most often due to muscle,ligament, nerve, disc types of problems. Your HIV provider needs to be informed of your concern so that he/she can properly evaluate. KH Read more »

Could this be related to my HIV treatment?

I was diagnosed in 1988. I have several tcell counts below 200 but am currently at 369 tcells and an undetectable viral load. About a year ago, we found that I was resistant to my therapy of nearly 10 years, viracept, zerit, and epivir. I started...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The risk for neuropathy due to your current HIV regimen is fairly low and the distribution of your tingling sensation would also be fairly uncommon for HIV-treatment related Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? Read more »
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Hip Pain

Posted by williamb, 6 Replies
...anyone else is having this problem. I have intense pain in my hip. I just had an x-ray done and it doesn't show anything. My HIV doc just set up an orthopedic consult. I am taking pain meds for my back and my leg pain, but the meds are not... Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...a blood or mucosal culture for fungal infection. That might also explain the ongoing fatigue, the intestinal disturbances, low back pain and the funky coated toungue I have in the morning and evening. My ENT used a laryngeoscope but in his... Read more »

HIV2 IN SanFransisco

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Hello, I have been worried sick about HIV for the past 6months, I had sex with a guy who actually brought HIV up. He called to tell me that he didn't have HIV, I was Read more »

I have HIV from Hand job or sex?

Posted by goloka, 3 Replies
...Hi guys, I am very concern, because of my symptoms, that I may have HIV. My recent exposure was went to the massage parlor and had a hand job and a massage with a massage oil. Then next day, I had Read more »