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Hiv Patient Left Leg And Arm Pain Difficulty In Movements

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Asymmetrical Leg & Arm Pain/Weakness

HiMy partner was diagnosed with HIV in 2000. He had been suffering from a virus-type illness, which we now presume to be seroconversion. At this time his legs and arms became very painful. A constant dull ache with severe shooting pains that were...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Asymmetric pain like that makes it unlikely to be due to the usual toxic (drug) or HIV-related neuropathy. Seeing a neurologist sounds like a very good idea. A history of some form of nerve entrapment, post-herpetic neuralgia, reflex sympathetic... Read more »

intermittent loss of hearing with left right eye movement

viral load 25,000 t-cells 500, lowest 300, never on any long term antivirals..currently on none. 4... Read more »

Heavy legs and arms

Hello,About two years ago I first experienced odd feelings of heaviness and mild soreness in my... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and the Fight for Universal Health Care: Bridging the Movements

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Readers' Forum: Prisoners Write About the Difficulty of Living with HIV in Prison

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American Psychiatric Press

Disclosing HIV Status to Patients: An HIV Positive Therapist Responds

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Managing Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Jails

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
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Aching feeling in the groin and arm pits

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
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Four weeks left to go

Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
No screaming anguish this time, I promise. Sorry.

It's now four weeks to go for the 'make or break' test. Weighing up all the odds statistically, I'll be fine... looking at my symptoms, and, heart-breakingly, those of my partner, I'm not remotely... Read more »