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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although there is no official definition of lipodystrophy in HIV, it isgenerally broken down into two...
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Abdominal and Back pain from Atripla

I've just started taking Atripla a few weeks ago and am suffering from lower back pain and every BM is painful. I cut the dose in half the other night and had a great next day. I know its not good to mess with your dosage.so how do I prevent these...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...there are only a limited number of options and many are much less convenient and more difficult to tolerate than Atripla.Next, low back pain and painful bowel movements are most likely not related to Atripla! I would recommend you immediately... Read more »

Lower back pain since Atripla

Hello. I am an hiv+ & hbv+ 25y.o. male. I started atripla a month ago because my liver functions were fairly high. my hiv status was pretty healthy, with cd4 at 450 & vl at 16k.since i started taking atripla, the hep b symptoms that i was...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...pain is very common in the general population and is most often due to muscle,ligament, nerve, disc types of problems. Your HIV provider needs to be informed of your concern so that he/she can properly evaluate. KH Read more »

scared

Hi Doc.Had a encounter with women 7 years ago.we had shower together and unprotected oral sex on me.After 2-3 days had a burning sensation in the penis and while urinating.i went to the doc after 2 weeks and he diagonesed it as a urethrites.He gave...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Insertive oral sex carries only a very minimal risk for acquiring HIV. Urethritis, which can be caused by a number of different bacteria, is quite easy to contract via oral sex.Your occasional canker Read more »

Severe Lower Back Pain associated w/ Neupogen Injections

Dear Dr. Salisbury,I am a 33 yr. old Mexican/Italian male w/ HIV and Karposis Sarcoma. Between Doxil infusions I must inject myself with Neupogen daily. I had my second dose of Neupogen, yesterday evening, around 6pm. It's 4am, the very next...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
Hi, Yes the pain you are experiencing is usually associated with the neupogen injections. It is often referred to as "bone Pain". Pain management can be difficult. Usually tylenol or advil are used initially. If no relief, you should contact... Read more »
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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? Read more »
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Need to shake this feeling, please help

Posted by Anxietyridden, 2 Replies
...base of my penis and rubbed the tip vigerously after fingering herself. I have been having some symptoms that are scaring me.. Lower back pain, dizziness and blurred vision, itchy on head and neck, swollen lymph nodes in neck, fatigued. Am i at... Read more »

Hip Pain

Posted by williamb, 6 Replies
...anyone else is having this problem. I have intense pain in my hip. I just had an x-ray done and it doesn't show anything. My HIV doc just set up an orthopedic consult. I am taking pain meds for my back and my leg pain, but the meds are not... Read more »

TERRIFIED

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...highly risky, but all with women. My question is, can Mono symptoms recur? I have swollen glands, night sweats, insomnia, lower back pain, no fever, no diahrrea, I have lost 10 pounds in a week. I was negative last month, but I'm going back on... Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
...a blood or mucosal culture for fungal infection. That might also explain the ongoing fatigue, the intestinal disturbances, low back pain and the funky coated toungue I have in the morning and evening. My ENT used a laryngeoscope but in his... Read more »