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Hiv Medication Makes Me Tired

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Viral Load Makes me Tired?

I am assuming that, since I gained all of my seventy pound weightloss back (from CMV colitis), that my always greater-than 500,000 viral load is just too much virus to allow me to feel energetic and snappy like my pre-AIDS old days...Am I right?...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThere's a very good chance that the high viral load is contributing to your decreased energy level. Are you taking any HIV medications? You might also want to submit this question to The Body's Treatment Forum. You might benefit from... Read more »

Tired of Being Tired

I have been HIV for about 3 years. So far my CD4 counts are in the 700s and my Viral Load is... Read more »

Being Tired is very tiring.

Hello Doctor,I am a 31 year old African American male. I was diagnosed with HIV in 2000. I am... Read more »
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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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Making the Most of Your Medical Visits

Mary has been having a nagging back pain for several weeks. The pain is keeping her from sleeping, and she is anxious because her grandmother had a similar pain that turned out to be cancer. When Mary sees her clinician, Dr. Lamb, for her regular... Read more »
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What Makes a Good HIV Specialist?

Competence and Compassion An ethicist who studied physicians and patients observed that: Two excellences or "virtues" are popularly held as appropriate to and necessary for physicians: competence and compassion. Competence for physicians takes two... Read more »
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The "Gender Problem" in HIV Policy Making: No Women at the Table

E. Tyler Crone, J.D., M.P.H. While the CAPRISA microbicide study dominated most of the news coming out of the International AIDS Conference in Vienna this summer, an impressive report that addressed the needs of women went under the radar. ... Read more »
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tired of the AIDS bureaucracy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Tired of the AIDS Bureaucracy

I am tired of the AIDS bureaucracy: insurance companies, public
and private benefits, drug companies, you name it. So often I
have jumped through their many hoops - only to be told "you don't
qualify" for whatever they... Read more »

No energy......tired all the time

Posted by funguy, 7 Replies
This is actually about dealing with my partner who is HIV+ as I am. He is fortunate in that after testing poz 4 yrs ago he is still not on meds. His last labs CD4 - 400+, VL 30,000...I think. The problem I am looking for some help with is he is... Read more »

TOO TIRED TO DO MY JOB... Am i being a crybaby?

Posted by virginmary, 5 Replies
Hi all,

i have been feeling extremely exhausted the past week and i'm finding it hard to concentrate. My job requires that i see clients on a regular basis and meet sales targets etc, however my energy levels just wont pick up. I got my cd4 count... Read more »

Is this HIV and did I get it through making out???

Posted by whatisit, 1 Reply
I'm hoping someone can help me...because I don't know what the heck is/was wrong with me...and doctor's don't know either. Can I trust the tests or do I need to do more testing like viral load, cd4 count etc, ?

Here's my deal...

About a year ago I had... Read more »