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Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...hyperlactatemia, but lactic acidosis is a serious illnessthat can be life-threatening. What Causes Lactic Acidosis? Lactic acidosis can develop when your cells make too much lactic acid orwhen your liver isn't working properly. HIV drugs in the nucleoside reversetranscriptase inhibitor (NRTI) class can sometimes cause these problems: Cells make too much lactic acid: NRTIs can damage the mitochondria. This isknown as mitochondrial...
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Cold hands & feet with Neurontin

Last month I increased my dose of Neurontin from 300mg (3xdaily) to 600mg (3xdaily). I'm experiencing colder than usual hands and feet. Is this a side effect from the increased Neurontin and are there other alternatives? Thanks.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It is hard to answer that question without details regarding such issues as your HIV status, HIV meds, whether you smoke, age, whether cold temperatures aggravate the condition, etc. Neurontin by itseld doesn't Read more »

gingko biloba interactions with HIV drugs

Hi Doc, I am thinking about taking gingko biloba as a treatment for poor circulation. I tend to get cold hands/feet, dizziness and numbness in my head. I went to numerous doctors regarding these problems and got my heart checked. Nothing seem to be...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Have you got your thyroid function checked? You may have the symptoms of hypothyrodism.I found no scientific reference that shows data on the effect of Gingko on circulation.Gingko could interact negatively with protease inhibitors and non... Read more »

Should I get tested or slap my friend ?

Buongiorno sexy uomo italiano ! (ok, I used google translate, but I still mean it).As I was clubbing last night with two friends, we sat on some cushions and I rested my hand on what I later believed was dried semen (yuck!), I realized that after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Question: "Should I get tested in 3 months or just slap my friend?"Answer: Bitch-slap the friend. Definitely bitch-slap the friend.Ciao bella!Dr. Bob Read more »

3rd try

This is the third time I have submitted this question and I do understand the overwhelming amount of questions you receive and that my question is probably considered really silly but I wanted to at least try again.I am the one who went to the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Contracting HIV from a gynecological examination would be extremely unlikely, even in a third world country. I'm absolutely confident your definitive Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

... How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Injection and Infection Access to Clean Needles Drug Use and Unsafe Sex Medications and Drugs The Bottom Line Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
The Body

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

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...although the muscle aches and fatigue are gone (only lasted 2-3 weeks). However, I still feel cold chills, and I have constantly cold hands and feet. I've read that the main cause of these can be anxiety, due to vasoconstriction during chronic... Read more »

34 year old hetero male

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...remains 2 1/2 months later, however the symptoms went away in about three or four weeks, although I still feel like [censored], cold hands, tired, some chest pains, dry-eyes and really irritated. Now my athletes feet that I have had for over ... Read more »

Do any of these symptoms sound familar?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...muscle tremors, grinding of teeth, profuse sweating, difficulty breathing, sweaty palms, indigestion, skin breakouts (rashes), cold hands, sleeplessness, diarrhea, tight stomach, tight muscles, pain. If so you should check out the following: ... Read more »

Stress

Posted by gregg629, 1 Reply
...Physical: heart pounding headaches sweaty palms indigestion skin breaks out shortness of breath holding breath cold hands sleeplessness sleep too much fatigue nausea diarrhea tight stomach tight muscles pain ... Read more »