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Does Hiv Make Your Back Hurt

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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my skin hurts

Dr. Henry,Right before I knew I was HIV poz I started having bizarre pain in the back of my thighs. The entire skin would hurt from the bottom of my buttocks to the back of my knees. The only way to describe this would be pins and needles hurt but...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Old herpes zoster or sometimes other forms of neuropathy can cause intermittent symptoms as you describe but often very difficult to pin down with any test. Have you been seen by an HIV experience neurologist? KH... Read more »

Young and Hurt

Hello. I am a 19 year old who was diagnosed with HIV. A week after being diagnosed I developed a huge thrombosed hemhorroid. This was the first time i had one thrombosed but i have chronological problems with hemhorroids.I went to the doctor and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sorry to hear about your triple-H diagnosis (HIV, hemorrhoids and HPV warts). I can see why you're a bit discouraged. However, natural ways to boost the immune system (like drinking Odwalla) are not the wisest therapeutic options at this... Read more »

Pretty Hurts

Hello Dr.- I have a question concerning facial fillers. I know that Sculptra & Radiesse are approved for HIV lipo but thankfully I don't suffer from that condition. I am on newer Meds (Isentress & Truvada) so my face has not caved in....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hi Billy, I have not seen "Pretty Hurts" but my office manager has told me it is worth watching. You can certainly do Botulinum toxin and any of the fillers on the market in order to look better; they are safe in the setting of HIV... Read more »

Penis hurts

Hey i really need your help, im afaird to go the doctors because im scared to hear whats wrong but i recently had sex with my girlfriend and we both were virgins and my head poped out and it pained alot for a few days and now the head is gone back...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is for the exclusive discussion of side effects of HIV therapy. Questions on other topics will not be answered.... Read more »
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betrayal and hurt

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am very confused because I had found out so recently about my partner having AIDS. We have been together 5 years, and I was not told. His ex-wife found out about it when they were together. It has just hurt so bad. It hurts to love someone that... Read more »

I am so hurt. how can i let go this feeling?

Posted by amorie223, 1 Reply
hello to everyone.

i am not 100 percent my that my ex is positive, but for what i was told by a physician that saw him she told me that i need it to get tested for hiv asap because i was exposed. she mention to me he had his result and they were... Read more »

Man My Mind Hurts

Posted by flipout, 1 Reply
To anyone who has some comforting words:

I have been to the body on several occasions after several stupid acts of sexual activity with strippers, sex workers, whatever you want to call them. I know the risks of HIV transmission and have always... Read more »

I hurt...

Posted by HealingPower, 5 Replies
I'm facing slight difficulty swallowing the fact that I tested positive, and realize this will be normal. Today my heart pains and I feel much sorrow. I am far from family(told my cousins) they were supportive, which is a plus. I haven't... Read more »