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Does Muscle Ache Mean I Have AIDS

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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or people think they have a cold or the flu. The only way to know for sure if you are infected is to take an HIV test. ...
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hiv hbv co-infection

Dr. Bob I had an unprotected sexual exposure feb 1, 2008 on March 2nd I got pneumonia that last for 3 weeks, rash's all over my chest,pink eye, hot flashes, now I still have horrible aches/muscle aches and pain under the right rib cage. I had (4)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your single elevated viral load test was a false-positive. Consequently all your tests (HIV, HCV, HBV) are negative. What are you going to accuse your gal-pal of? Giving you nothing? You can't force her to get STD screened, Read more »

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, throat pain, night sweats, lymph gland pain all together only connect to hiv?

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, sore throat, night sweats, lymph gland pain, oral thrush all together only connect to hiv? There are no other diseases it could realte to really, right?
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
...Those symptoms are all related to HIV, and many other viruses including flu, mono and others.MH Read more »

Muscle Aching and HIV

Dear Doc. Bob,Im writing to you from Italy (so, please, excuse me if my Englishs not always correct). I see youve got an Italian surname any parents around here (I live in Milan)?Ill explain my problem: due to an incredible amount of stress, which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pizza, but you have better shopping!)Regarding your questions:1.Protected oral sex poses no risk for HIV transmission.2.Your calf muscle pain is not related to HIV.3.I see no need for HIV testing.4.Yes, your only real problem is anxiety.Thank you... Read more »

Muscle aches - HIV induced???

Upon further research I think your answer was not entirely correct. It seems HIV itself can cause Myopathy and Myalgia with elevated creatine kinase.http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic86.htm"Peripheral neuropathies are common in patients infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Welcome back to the forum. First off, yes, there is an HIV-associated myopathy as well as an AZT-associated myopathy, both of which are associated with elevated CPKs. The symptoms can Read more »
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muscle & joint pain

Posted by ElGringo, 1 Reply
...rebounded in the last 2 years to around 150,000 which for me, is good. It's the progression of the joint pain & neuropathy, burning muscle cramps that has just about put me into a pasture so to speak. I have probs just going from one end of... 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 »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...on my foreskin. 4 weeks after this, around end of November, I came down with a flu-like illness -- fatigue, cold chills, and muscle aches. No fever, though. THIS was when the madness began -- I started going on the Internet, and my... Read more »

Muscles Aches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was googling around the internet and found the following info regarding muscles aches: "The symptoms can include pain and aching in the muscles, usually thighs and shoulders, as well as weakness, with difficulty Read more »