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Hiv Positive With Leg Pain

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Leg Pain

My 77 year old dad has just been diagnosed with HIV. His viral load is 398,000, CD4 is 468, and 4 is 13%. He got flue like symptoms in Dec/Jan and was put on an antibiotic. After about 1 weeks on the antibiotic, he got a terrible rash, severe...
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
...I agree with the doctor's recommendation to start HIV medications, and likely that his leg pain is not HIV related. I think a neurologist's assessment is what is required here. There are many different medical diagnoses that Read more »

reoccuring hip/leg pain

Every 6-8 months I experience pain soreness in my upper leg and hip area, the pain lasts for about... Read more »

Severe leg pain

I have been HIV+ for over twenty years. Since 2005, my CD4 percentage has been between 32% and 34%... Read more »
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... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Read more »
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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

... Table of Contents Normal Feelings Get Help and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news Read more »
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Incredible leg pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Its been almost 6 months since that negative test, and since almost 4 months ago I developed a terrible, terrible, terrible leg pain in yes, just one leg. You cant imagine how terrible is that leg pain. Do you think that is stress relationed?... Read more »

Just notified today I tested positive for HIV

Posted by spike, 19 Replies
...My health department contacted me, before my doctor today at work. I found out the HIV test I took came back postive. I am so afraid!. I don't want to go to sleep. I know I will discuss this with my personal doctor Read more »

I'm back - and doing okay

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
...I just had my second appt. with a new doctor (right here in town). My labs are basically the same. Does think my ongoing leg pain is peripheral neuropathy related to HIV. CD4 403 (up from 357) and viral load 7,000 (down from 11,000). I am 46... Read more »

leg pain

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Has anyone experienced severe leg pain. My legs ache really bad only at night. Feel really heavy and ache. If so, what can I do about it. Read more »