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Hiv And Tiredness

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HIV anemia tiredness vs. exhaustion

Hello,Could you tell me the difference between HIV anemia tiredness and HIV anemia exhaustion?Thank-you....you're the best. You always make me smile.Smiley ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Smiley,Can I tell you the difference between being tired and being exhausted? Hmmmmm - is this a trick question? Well, let's see. There is an old proverb that might help: "Man who runs in front of car gets TIRED while man who runs... Read more »

Tiredness and HIV

Hi,My husband is HIV positive and has been taking antiretrovirals since 2009. He is also taking... Read more »

Constant Fatigue, Tiredness

Hi i am 24yrs old 5'7 113ibs 26w. I was diagnosed May 1, 2003 with hiv+ test/and having aids... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Fatigue

Fatigue (tiredness, weakness or a lack of energy) -- crawling out of bed feeling like you've been hit by a truck and going downhill from there -- can be caused by many HAART combinations. Just taking all those drugs seems to wear some people's... Read more »
Heidi Nass

Making HIV Trials Work for Women and Adolescent Girls

Day 5: Wednesday Heidi Nass -->So, I'm starting to get the conference fatigue that happens at these kinds of intense, overwhelming meetings. I'm a little surprised I can still see straight, as it feels like my eyes have rolled back into my... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Fullerton Mom With HIV Speaks Out Against Stigma

Sylvia Mata's looks defy how fatigue, headaches, restless legs syndrome, high blood pressure, and myriad other ailments make her feel. Diagnosed as HIV-positive 14 years ago at age 37, this Fullerton mother of four now counsels Orange County... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: HIV Care and Treatment During Pregnancy

What Is Prenatal Care? Prenatal care is also called antenatal care. This covers all the extra care that you receive during your pregnancy in preparation for your baby's birth. Prenatal care is not only about medicine and about tests. It includes... Read more »
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Is tiredness a symptom?

Posted by James1941, 5 Replies
Tested HIV+ in Sept 2005, contracted it in March or April 2005 (I think) regular monitoring, still no medication, readings holding steady. What I want to know is whether tiredness is a symptom of HIV. For example, my home is fairly small but more... Read more »

Is tiredness a symptom - thanks

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
Thanks to all who replied - next quarterly visit to the doctor and I will definitely bring it up with him.

I don't think its depression, I believe that there is good news and bad news in most events and I prefer to concentrate on the good news. EG: ... Read more »

Ears and Throat????respond PLEASE!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello all. I'm having a problem. I have some symptoms of HIV, like tiredness, headache, etc, but I also have this itch very deep down in my ears and my tonsils. The itch is so severe that I have to stick anything from a safety pin to an ink pen in... Read more »

fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys-
I have heard lots about HIV and fatigue...when does this tiredness come into play? Soon after you contract HIV or not until you've had it for years? Thanks.

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