How Bad Will The Headaches Be When You Get Hiv
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSome patients could develop headaches from efavirenz or less like tenofovir so a switch off efavirenz in the setting of effective viral control is a reasonable option to considerin order to try and isolate the effect of efavirenz. KH... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicinePersistent severe headaches are not a common side effect of HIV therapy. Management would depend partly on which regimen you are taking and what is your HIV status (CD4 count, history of AIDS, HIV level), what other medications your are taking,... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Laura,Thanks for writing. Are you being a baby or is the ID doctor being a jerk? That's an easy one. He's being a jerk - and an incompetent jerk at that!It is true that taking our HIV-related meds is no picnic, but nausea, vomiting,... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Contracting gonorrhea and chlamydia is concerning, as this could increase your risk of also contracting HIV if your partner was HIV infected. Your negative five-week... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesYesterday was one of the worst I have had since being diagnosed three years ago. All summer, I have been struggling with muscle pain and fatigue. Doc has concluded that it is caused by AZT, so we are switching that out.
I changed meds a month ago... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI need help desperately. I don't know what is going on with my body. Sometimes with HIV you can gauge yourself and see if things are going your way, sometimes you can't. I can't figure it out. I have been experiencing bad headaches in the last 2... Read more »
Posted by can_I_live, 2 RepliesA few weeks after an unprotected vaginal sex encounter I experienced what I thought was classic ARS. The symptoms included mouth ulcers, fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, loss of 15lbs, full body rash with what looked like ance, thrush, sore... Read more »
Posted by Geniz, 2 RepliesI tested negative at 3 weeks, negative at 6 weeks, negative 9 weeks.
Had unprotected sex with a woman of unknown status.
Symptoms: Palpable painless small nodes (neck, groin), mild body aches (joints, muscles, abdomen), mild headaches, tiny tiny... Read more »
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