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Joint pain

I was recently was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and started on medication. In the last threeo weeks I have developed severe joint pain and stiffness in my hands. Could this related to the HIV and/or the medication?
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
You don't indicate what your CD4 count was before starting, which HIV meds they are, or whether you had any ongoing infections or medical problems prior to starting treatment. In general, your symptoms would not be the result of starting most HIV... Read more »

Stressed, worried, and freaked out.... $100 donation

I never thought much about HIV/AIDS at all until I started worrying about it after a possible... Read more »

Just Very Fortunate?

Hi Dr. Holodniy-I'm in my 16th year of living with HIV/AIDS. Started the cocktail meds in 96 with a... Read more »
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Expert Panel Revises U.S. HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines; Recommends Starting HIV Meds Earlier

Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents (PDF) On Dec. 1, the U.S. health department released an updated set of HIV treatment guidelines. Although these guidelines aren't official U.S.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Text Message-Based HIV/AIDS Campaign Set to Start in Los Angeles

A grant from Cable Positive -- the cable industry's HIV/AIDS nonprofit -- will allow AIDS Project Los Angeles to proceed with an innovative new campaign using text messaging, APLA announced on Oct. 8. The health initiative will employ text... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs Need a "Jump-Start," Los Angeles Times Editorial Says

Recent reports of the first U.S. increase in a decade in the number of newly diagnosed AIDS cases and the emergence of college campuses as high HIV transmission areas are "ominous signs of a stall in the war on AIDS," a Los Angeles Times ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Secretary-General Praises China's Role in Combating HIV/AIDS; New Programs Start to Fight Disease

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Monday praised China's role in combating HIV/AIDS, saying that the world is counting on China to meet Millennium Development Goals , which include halting and reversing the spread of HIV/AIDS by 2015, Agence... Read more »
Connect With Others

starting a HIV/AIDS charity

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hie lm an HIV positive African woman living in America.Long before l tested positive ,I wanted to start an orgaization to help people with HIV/Aids in my country of birth and Africa .Now l feel the need everyday as l read about the many hardships... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous
Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. We need your assistance in getting this site off the ground. Please stop by... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous
Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. We need your assistance in getting this site off the ground. Please stop by... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. We need your assistance in getting this site off the ground. Please stop by... Read more »