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muscle weakness but no muscle tone loss????

my partner hiv+13 yrs+, cd4 450, v/l 30,000. liver tests ok etc.suffering from unexplained weakness, will be fine for a few days then will do something physical. (lifting,hammering)then loses all strength, comes over faint & sick, weakness so bad...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,No, these symptoms don't sound like MS to me. Headaches and fatigue are more commonly seen with anemia. He needs to see his HIV specialist and I would certainly check his hemoglobin. The normal range for men is 14-18 g/dL. There are certainly... Read more »

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