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Hiv And Shoulder Pain

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Shoulder Joint Pain & HIV

i have been diagnosed with HIV and my t-cell count is down to 250. for the past 2 months i've been haveing shoulder pain in my right shoulder. it feels like it's coming from inside the joint or ligament. is it common to have joint pain...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Although some forms of arthritis may be modestly increased in HIV+ patients most pain such as you describe in the shoulder would more likely to be not related to HIV. Shoulder problems are common in the general population and rarely would an HIV +... Read more »

both shoulder arm joints pain onset 2weeks

Being hiv/aids for 22 yr, on meds, I have just woke one day and the pain is terrible in my arms,... Read more »

Shoulder pain????

And I thought I was alone with shoulder pain. I too have been on HIV medication. Complera in a year... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Hispanics and HIV/AIDS

People who are Hispanic shoulder a highly disproportionate burden of AIDS in the United States. Many Hispanics face significant barriers to health information, HIV counseling and testing, and care. Poverty, language, lack of health insurance, and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Healing Touch and Melting Stress

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Pain in my shoulder/neck

Posted by franfrog, 4 Replies
Hi everyone. I have this pain in my neck that is almost like a stiff neck and lasts for about 3 days. I can not turn my neck all the way to the left or right but the pain is in the left back side of my neck down into my shoulder. I know we are... Read more »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
Ok Folks......Here is the scoop........I am still experiencing pains in shoulders, some Lymph node pain, what I thought was thrush, etc...You know the drill, you have heard it a million times.
A friend of mine arranged for me to see a Dr. (Off the... Read more »

please respond

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what could this burning feeling in my shoulder be? i have no temperature but this feeling of heat running up my arm from my elbow to the top of my shoulder is driving me crazy,
and while the "tickle " in my throat is almost gone, now i have the runs... Read more »