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Does Hiv Cause Lower Back Pains

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Pain in joints and lower back.

Dr Currier,My brother has been HIV + for about 2 years, CD4 300+ not on any antiretroviral treatment. He recently has been suffering from excrutiating pain in his wrists and knees. The GP diagnosed poliarthralgea(?) and gave him mild painkillers....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
HIV itself does not typically cause joint pain or back pain. Your brother may want to get a second opinion from an internist or rheumatologist (specialist in joint disease). He should seriously consider HIV treatment before his T cells slip... Read more »

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