Hiv And Pain In Legs

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severe leg pain and weight loss

my brother just recently got diagnosed with HIV in February. He is currently experiencing severe pain in his leg and has lost 23 pounds since April. He has not gone into AIDS status at this point. Any ideas of what could be the cause? He can't...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There are many possible causes of leg pain in an HIV + persons. HIV itself or some of the drugs used to treate HIV can result in toe/fot/leg pain. Many non-HIV conditions Read more »

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