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Hiv Patient Left Leg And Arm Pain Difficulty In Movements

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The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...sample of spinal fluid. A needle is inserted between the bones of the spine and a small amount of fluid is removed. Lumbar punctures are done with local pain medication so there isn't a great deal of pain. Many HIV-positive patients avoid getting this procedure because it sounds frightening, but the information gained can be very helpful in making a diagnosis and selecting treatments. Often diagnosing MCMD or HAD is a process of elimination....
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Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had loving family members to care for them and love them.Your fears about transmission are unwarranted. I can't... Read more »

breathing difficulties

hello and thank you in advance for any help you can provide me with..i am HIV positive man diagnosed 5 month ago, when my CD4 count was at 450. doctors reckon i was newly infected. now i am experiencing all different things, but for last two month i...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...symptoms. Given your CD4 count, it is unlikely that your symptoms are related to any opportunistic infections associated with HIV infection. It sounds like on initial screening that there is no obvious medical condition. However, you need to go... Read more »

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****hello and thank you in advance for any help you can provide me with.. i am HIV positive man diagnosed 5 month ago, when my CD4 count was at 450. doctors reckon i was newly infected. now i am experiencing all different things, but for last two...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Given your age, and CD4 count, it is unlikely HIV related. I think it would be unlikely that your CD4 count would drop any further. I don't think there is anything you need to Read more »

breathing difficulty

since i started taking trimune drogs i have experience breathing difficulty, my breath is short i use to get tired very quick. could be this be possibly from the drugs i am taking?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.It's possible that the breathing difficulty that you're having is a side effect of the HIV medications; it's also possible that the cause is something else- perhaps related Read more »
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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...at night Sudden sharp shooting pains It is these slight or occasional sensations that are often overlooked byboth the patient and the doctor. Do not ignore these symptoms or they may getworse. In some cases the pain in the feet becomes so... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...and/or low self-worth Irritability Lack of interest or pleasure in activities Low sex drive Thoughts of self-harm or suicide Difficulty making decisions or concentrating Changes in sleep patterns Fatigue or loss of energy Some of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...mild that it goes unnoticed. Symptoms usually increase as anemia gets worse. Symptoms include: Severe fatigue (tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...HIV-related fat gain, it will not becovered by insurance for this purpose. It is expensive, costing up to $3,000 amonth. There is a patient assistance program for Serostim at www.serostim.com/default.aspx?pageid=331 . Tesamorelin has been shown... Read more »
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HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

Posted by estyle
...HIV Patients required for paid surveys and focus groups. Earn $150-$350 dependant on study you are selected for. Call 604-628-7647 or 416-907-5465 Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

ARS - Heartrate and difficulty breathing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is there any suggestion that an increased heartrate and difficulty breathing in the evening/night are symptoms of ARS? Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »