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Getting Fatigue When You Have Hiv

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Terrifying Fear of Getting HIV from HIV Test (resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum) from

Dr. Frascino this is a very serious question and I have become terrified and I need your expert advice. It all started a week ago when I went to an STD clinic and got a Oral Rapid HIV test. I decided to get an HIV test done since it has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. Latex gloves are recommended as a universal precaution where there is a potential risk for transmission of blood-borne pathogens, such as HIV or hepatitis. Performing oral rapid HIV tests in the method you describe is not considered a risk for... Read more »

Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has... Read more »

Getting fatigue from work?

I started a new job in April, right after i had my lab work done...my cd4 was 488 and my viral was... Read more »
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Fatigue

What Is Fatigue? Is Fatigue Important? How Do I Know if I Have Fatigue? What Causes Fatigue, and How Is It Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Fatigue? Fatigue is tiredness that does not go away when you rest. It can be physical or... Read more »
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Canada: "Safe Sex Fatigue" Behind Spike in Disease

Safe sex fatigue is likely contributing to the ongoing rise of chlamydia among young women, despite local public awareness efforts, a regional report finds. "We don't know when we are going to hit the ceiling on chlamydia," said Karen Verhoeve,... Read more »
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what is hiv related fatigue like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i'm trying to figure out if i am experiencing fatigue or not. i used to work out regularly, until about 3 weeks ago i started getting a headache and stomache ache, so i stopped working out for 3 weeks. today i got to the gym for the first time in... Read more »

Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone clarify what this term entails, i'm guessing it is different from feeling tired after a days activities? Also does ARS possible entail fatigue? and if so approx. how long would it take to wear off? Read more »

Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm experiencing fatigue and have stopped caffeine months ago to help rid insomnia. Does anyone know any natural remedies which works that I might try?

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Fatigue and Meds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just started meds for the first time. I have a high viral load - >750K - T Cells are 480. My regimen is Viread, Emtriva, Reyataz, and Norvir all once a day. I take these in the evening after eating dinner and I am having a rough time getting... Read more »