The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hiv And No Muscle Tone

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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...
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... Read more »

loss of breast tissue and muscle tone

I went from a C cup to a B cup. I have heard of increased breast tissue in some patients using... Read more »


Hello. I am 35 years of age and my CD4 is 350 and my viral load is undetected. My current regimen... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sri Lanka: Hope Sets Tone for AIDS Congress

Despite many other problems, the relatively low prevalence of HIV in the world's most populous region gives reason for hope, officials said Sunday at the opening of the 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific in Colombo, Sri... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Muscle-Wasting Effects of Low-Carb Diets on People With HIV

It is not hard to go into any grocery store these days and see at least one product that advertises low or no carbohydrates on the package. The world seems to have embraced the idea that no or low-carbohydrate diets are good for us. It is a common... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Health Minister Strikes New Tone on AIDS

On Monday, South Africa's new health minister called for a reinvigorated global effort to develop an HIV/AIDS vaccine. "I'm told that it could take anything from 15 years to a century to get an effective vaccine," Barbara Hogan told the AIDS Vaccine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Condom" Ring-Tone a Hit in India

Organizers report that a mobile phone ring-tone in which harmonizing voices sing "condom, condom" repeatedly has been downloaded more than 270,000 times in India and other nations since its launch last month. Produced by the BBC World Service Trust... Read more »
Connect With Others

Toning after Major Weight Loss

Posted by PozBrother, 2 Replies
Hello, my name is Carter, I am trying to tone up my stomach and behind areas, I have loss a great deal of weight, went from 360, now currently 194, and I am 6'4, so it does not look bad.. but I want to tone up and be healthier, Can anyone suggest... Read more »

hiv and muscles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
please help how does hiv affect muscles, at risk many times escorts, used condoms but last time broke very scared Read more »

Symptoms real help me please

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it exrememly common or uncommon for a person to be lose muscle tone and feel like their arms and legs are buring-like in the first month or two of infection? I feel like i am losing muscle tone rapidly. I took a 6 week antibody, p-24, and... Read more »


Posted by michel2222, 2 Replies
After having unprotected vaginal sex with a woman of unknown HIV-status (though I doubt she had a history of high risk behaviour), the following happened:
-After 1 month, I had a cold, which included severe sneezing and some coughing. It lasted... Read more »