How Bad Will The Muscle Aches Be When You Have Hiv
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Posted by michel2222, 2 RepliesHello!
After having unprotected vaginal sex with a woman of unknown HIV-status (though I doubt she had a history of high risk behaviour), the following happened:
-After 1 month, I had a cold, which included severe sneezing and some coughing. It lasted... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI was googling around the internet and found the following info regarding muscles aches:
"The symptoms can include pain and aching in the muscles, usually thighs and shoulders, as well as weakness, with difficulty when rising from a chair or reaching... Read more »
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 RepliesHi, about 6 months ago (early January, 2000), I had protected sex with a female in a massage parlor. You can never tell if those women have HIV or not. I don't know of the tip of the condom popped a little when I ejaculated. I hope not. I wish I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI am a 35yr old just diagnosed 1 year ago. I have such muscle aches it is hard for me to stand up straight some times and I am fatigued alot. Is there anybody out there that can help in my problems or anyone with ideas on how to deal with this?
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicinePain in the legs can sometime be due to myopathy (muscle inflammation) or neuropathy (nerve damage). HIV and/or its treatment as well as other conditions can cause that symptoms. I recommend seeing a neurologist to sort out. KH... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineIncreased triglycerides (3G) can be due to a variety of conditions (including many non-HIV related) but are somewhat sensitive to diet/exercise levels. HIV infection often increases 3G levels as well as lowering HDL levels (some improvement with... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,In general we would expect a 50-80 CD4 cell drop per year in someone not on antiretroviral therapy. Although there is considerable fluctuation from person to person in this regard, you have dropped steadily over the past year from 995 to 704.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Welcome back to the forum. First off, yes, there is an HIV-associated myopathy as well as an AZT-associated myopathy, both of which are associated with elevated CPKs. The symptoms can include pain and aching in the muscles, usually thighs and... Read more »
Interactions Between Certain HIV or Hepatitis C Drugs and Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs Can Increase the Risk of Muscle InjurySafety Announcement Facts About Statins and Protease Inhibitors Statins are a class of prescription drugs used together with diet and exercise to reduce blood levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol ("bad cholesterol"). HIV... Read more »
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