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Early Hiv And Neck Pain

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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Prednisone, Neck Pain, & HIV

I have been HIV+ for 14 months and have not had great success with my labs despite medications (Atripla, AZT). I have had neck pain for 4 months, and had an MRI today with diagnosis of subluxation of 3 c-spine vertebrate, severe stenosis with...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your post.I'm puzzled and concerned about your lack of "great success". What exactly does this mean? Does it mean that your viral load is not suppressed? or lack of CD4 increase?Alternatively, could it mean that your... Read more »

Is this early HIV symptoms? Please answer.

Hello Dr- 4 weeks ago I had a high risk incident with a girl in Thailand. Basically I very stupidly got drunk and had unprotected sex with her. For two weeks now I have had what can only be described as a mild sore throat. It's not very severe...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It is correct that the most common manifestations of acute HIV disease are more widespread than just a sore throat, and may involve all the things your doctor mentioned to you. However, it is also possible that it may present with just a sore... Read more »

Possible Symptoms? Early seroconversion?

HI! i was curious if the following were were typical symptoms of HIV infection and if it is normal to experience seroconverstion as early as two weeks after exposure as i've heard it normally takes 4 weeks before any symptoms show? Anyways, two...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
The symptoms and the timing you describe could be consistent with acute HIV infection. I would strongly suggest consulting with your health care provider.... Read more »

neck/armpit pain

hello ryan, i hope you can help me out. so far i've tested hiv negative at week 17 and 2 days. howeveri feel some pain on my left arm pit (on and off...it was quite painful at one time). i also feel some pain around the left neck/jaw area....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The pain is not related to HIV if you are not HIV infected. Based on your 17 week antibody test, you are not HIV infected. See a doctor to answer questions about physical symptoms that you are experiencing.RMK... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

Early HIV symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had weird symptoms for the last month (more intense the last two weeks).

They started with itching and then came a huge headache (constant with front and back of the head), pain in my neck, a little bit of diarrhea (gone now), a white tongue... Read more »

Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by 333, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Can anyone tell be if severe anxiety can cause stinging pain in both armpits and at the back of the neck? Did anyone here experience that? Read more »

Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 2 Replies
Has anyone experienced this?
I know what anxiety and panic attack is as I have experienced it first hand but never before do I remember having this 'weird' sensation. Any worried wells here experience stinging pain in both armpits and constant dull... Read more »