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Headaches

Hi, I have been living with HIV for 10 years, and not in ARVs. I am not feeling sick yet, my CD4 count is at 600. I recently realised that I get these headaches, even at night. My head get so sore, by my forehead, that I can only get ease when I am...
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
...There certainly could be headaches related to HIV infection, which are most likely the result of other infections. However, this would be extremely unlikely in you, given your Read more »

We are so weak and all advanced symptoms, Now without diagnosis

Doctor please help us, I am begging you to help us You may have my previous emails that I have sent you; my risk was 17 months ago, I have developed all primary symptoms and now all advanced symptoms. All my tests were negative with my GF (Recently,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Your doctor should further evaluate this abnormal blood test result. It is not HIV related.5.Many of your symptoms (fatigue, headache, "jolting muscles," etc.) are commonly seen in folks with depression and anxiety-related problems. If no... Read more »

Migraines related to HIV+??

Hi I am hiv+ and have been having horrable migraines lately some come and go others come and stay for up to a week some days worse than others but still there. I am just wondering if they are related or if this could be a sign of brain cancer or...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Migraine headache is fairly common in the general population so it is hard to pin down if HIV Infection causes or aggravates migraine headaches. I have had a number of patients with HIV who have migraines--generally some Read more »

Are my symptoms related to HIV?

Dr. Dezube, for the pasts weeks I have had swollen lymph nodes on my neck and groin area, I also experinced a continous headache for few days and had like a ulcer type on my pubic area I have been feeling joint pains,and muscle pain experienced a...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Nothing short of an HIV test will get you the answer to your question. You need to know. Knowledge is power. Please surf Ryan Kull's forum on this Read more »
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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

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Tested Once - ARS related symptoms?

Posted by bbny, 2 Replies
...a one night stand and I can't get back in touch with her (I've tried many times). 23 days later I went a received the quick HIV test, the results were negative. I also tested negative for Gonorrhea, Syphilis and Chlamydia. I've had no other... Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
...the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat, diarrhea, abnormal abdominal problems, night... Read more »

Is Strep Throat at all related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Recently someone posted that he has Strep and from this was concerned about HIV. Is there any link between HIV and Strep at all? Also, Is there any connection between excessive dandruff and HIV? I have Read more »

what is hiv related fatigue like?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...to figure out if i am experiencing fatigue or not. i used to work out regularly, until about 3 weeks ago i started getting a headache and stomache ache, so i stopped working out for 3 weeks. today i got to the gym for the first time in 3 weeks... Read more »