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How Common Is Joint Pain In People With Retrovirus

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The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...headache Serious Side Effects: Hypersensitivity (rash, flulike symptoms and sometimes organproblems, including liver failure), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (severe skin rashaccompanied by fever, fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, facial andtongue swelling) Special Considerations: Contact your health care provider immediately if symptoms ofsevere skin reactions develop to discuss possibly stopping...
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At the end of my rope. Am screaming for help. You are the only person that can. Mommy of Three

Hello My Doctor Bob,This is Mommy of Three. You have no idea how many times I have tried to write this email to you, the only person I have to talk to and SCREAM for help regarding my HIV status. Please, Doctor Bob. I am BAWLING while I try to see...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mommy of Three,That was a lot of information, but I didn't see a specific question, but rather just a cry for help!Regarding your pain, your HIV specialist should be able to refer you to a pain clinic or HIV-knowledgeable neurologist.... Read more »

human parvovirus

does this virus belong to the hiv or retrovirus family like herpes?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...the cheeks, trunk of the body, and the extremities, especially in children. Adults do not normally have a rash, but can have joint pain lasting for several days to several months. The symptoms of this illness resembles the symptoms of many... Read more »

Retrovirus

Dear Doctor,Could you tell me why HIV is retrovirus? Are there any virus that are retrovirus?What feature is retrovirus?vatana
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Vatana-Thank you for your post.Retroviruses like HIV all share a common natural history that defines this family of viruses. These viruses carry a chromosome composed of Read more »

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, throat pain, night sweats, lymph gland pain all together only connect to hiv?

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, sore throat, night sweats, lymph gland pain, oral thrush all together only connect to hiv? There are no other diseases it could realte to really, right?
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
Those symptoms are all related to HIV, and many other viruses including flu, mono and others.MH Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...and continuing through 6 weeks of age. The recommended dose of zidovudine for the infant is based on the infant's weight.Some individuals may benefit from different doses of zidovudine. The recommended dose for individuals on dialysis is 100 mg... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Retrovir

...blood cell counts) and/or neutropenia (low white blood cell counts), particularly during the first three months of therapy in people with advanced HIV. Potential exists for severe anemia requiring blood transfusion, erythropoietin injections, or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...cell's own genetic codes. Who Should Take Zidovudine? Zidovudine was approved in 1987 as an antiretroviral (ARV) drug for people with HIV infection. Recommended dosages are available for children over 6 weeks old. It is also used to prevent... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Aptivus

...be at higher risk for rash. If a severe rash occurs, Aptivus should be discontinued. Stop using Aptivus if rash appears with joint pain or stiffness, throat tightness, generalized itching, muscle aches, fever, redness, blisters, or peeling of the... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...The following are the less common symptoms. They occur in less than 50% of those that get ARS. Arthralgia (41.4%) - that's joint pain Pharyngitis (40.0%) - sounds mysterious, means sore throat Oral ulcer (40.0%) - herpetic/aphthous lesion in the... Read more »

Can Joint Pain be the only symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...All, I was definaitly exposed via sex to someone of HIV+ status. Can Joint Pain be the only symptom someone experiences when affected for those of that do show symptoms or is there usually more than 1 symptom Read more »

ARS from non HIV retroviruses?

Posted by bobarama
...can you get ars, sexually or through blood transfusion, from retroviruses other than HIV? Read more »

retrovirus HIV human made?

Posted by vaccineman, 2 Replies
I dont know if this topic is appropriate here but i always wondered if HIV was man made. For what I know scientists started playing with viruses in 1905 then came WW2 with all those experiments of the NAZI labs ( very advanced for their time). The... Read more »