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Does Muscle Ache Mean I Have Hiv

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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 aches and high Triglycride

First off I see a doctor in the VA because it's my only option and don't feel really confident in the things he does or doesn't say. I have also had issues with weight loss by 15% in the past and is about a stable decline of 1% couple of months. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...mitochondrial toxicity from NRTIs which could effect muscle recovery from exercise. In many cases however no clear cause of muscle aches can be found which is frustrating but common. Physical therapy evaluation can be useful in some of those... 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 »
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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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...symptoms. A doctor should be notified if an individual taking this medication experiences digestive system problems, joint or muscle pain and weakness, pain or tingling of hands or feet, headache, dizziness, and unusual tiredness or weakness.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mitochondrial Toxicity

...for the following signs of lactic acidosis: Nausea Vomiting Severe fatigue Recent weight loss Rapid, deep breathing Cramps, muscle aches and numbness or tingling Muscle weakness that rapidly gets worse Lactic acidosis can be fatal. See your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Filgrastim (Neupogen)

...spleen. The spleen is located in the upper left side of the abdomen just under the ribs. Other side effects include weakness, muscle aches, nausea and stomach pain. Let your health care provider know right away if you get any of the following... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

a small question please

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a small question hoping to find a clear answer for it: assuming that aching muscles is a HIV symptom .... can someone characterise it ... i mean how can we differ it from another muscular disturbance .... in other words 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 »