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How Bad Will The Headaches Be When You Get Hiv

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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... 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 Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems,
Ask the Experts

HIV/Headache

I am HIV positive and on anti retrovirals. My problem is that I have headaches everyday on average I take 6 headache tablets. Is the headache caused by anti retrovirals?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Headaches can be due to HIV, HIV therapy, or many other causes. Headaches are very common in the general population and can be a challenge Read more »

HIV headache

Doctor Holodniy,Can hiv cause a persistent chronic tension type headache? If so how long after infection might this occur? Is persistent headache a common problem in hiv infected people? Like all the other readers I'd like to thank you for the...
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
...Headache as a sole symptom of acute infection would be extremely unlikely, as would the persistence of headaches. Headaches can certainly occur in the presence of a flu like syndrome. They are usually self limited.MH Read more »

HIV+ with Low grade headache

I have been HIV Poz for 18 years and my T cells remain at 500 and my VL <50. For many years, I have had a low grade headache which I thought was sinus problems. It is becoming increasingly apparent that the headaches coincide with loss of...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...You should consult a neurologist with experience in the field of HIV infection. Some of the symptoms you describe are consistent with the cognitive impairment due to central nervous system (CNS)infection Read more »

Cluster Headaches/HIV

My question concerns cluster headache treatments and how they may affect my HIV status. Last year's cycle of clusters were somewhat alleviated by Imitrex, but I had to keep an constant dose in my system for it to work. I am not on any HIV...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...There aren't any significant interactions between Immitrex and HIV medications, to my knowledge. BY Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Headache and HIV

...Headaches are common in the general population. People with HIV may experience headaches at the time of seroconversion, while using medications Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Epzicom/Kivexa (Abacavir + Lamivudine)

...normally not take Epzicom. What Are the Side Effects? When you start any ART, you may have temporary side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure, or a general sense of feeling ill. These side effects usually get better or disappear... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

...normally not take Trizivir. What Are the Side Effects? When you start any ART, you may have temporary side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure, or a general sense of feeling ill. These side effects usually get better or disappear... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Abacavir (Ziagen)

...more information on Epzicom. What Are the Side Effects? When you start any ART, you may have temporary side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure, or a general sense of feeling ill. These side effects usually get better or disappear... Read more »
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Headaches and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 weeks. They are on the right side of my head and localized in that area only. The headaches... Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im having these white bumps on my arm and a bad headache is this a symptom of HIV Read more »

headache

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've had headache and sleepless night after being diagnosed 3 days ago. My neck (near thyroid) and head felt heavy. I wonder if the virus are attacking this region. I must have contracted the virus 6 months ago where my lymph nodes started swelling.... Read more »

headaches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I would like to know if headaches caused by HIV are very severe or mild. I have been having very slight headaches for a week already, especially in the mornings Read more »