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I Am Hiv Postive I Feel Tired All The Time

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HIV postive/cd4 count normal/ vl 37thousand

Posted by jniteowl69, 4 Replies
Iwas just recently tested pos. I have been getting flu like sympthons alot and I have lost over 100 lbs,my lmp.nodes are swallon and I get tired really easy my cd4 is 999 and my vl is in 37 thousand ,is this normal to be getting these sympthons? I Read more »

Tested Postive 9/4 - scared and confused

Posted by sacinsc, 8 Replies
I found this website today, and although it has kept me reading for most of the day and given me some enlightenment from the comments you all have made I cannot stop feeling these incredible emotions. I know it is normal to feel overwhelmed when you... Read more »

Ex boyfriend HIV postive

Posted by honeybee55_1952, 4 Replies
I am not sure what I should do...I but for the grace of God didnt get HIV from my exboyfriend he didnt tell me until after we had been together quiet awhile and then I forced the issue because of the pills I saw him taking...I found out he has had... Read more »

Recently tested postive, symptomatic, scared

Posted by newlander, 5 Replies
Hey all

I recently went in to test for HIV four years after what i thought was low risk, tested to six weeks neg and stopped like an idiot. Now I tested positive after lymph glands going up and weight loss. I'm goint to get the Viral Load test and... Read more »

Recently tested postive...less than 30 days ago

Posted by Tommy_C, 6 Replies
At 50 years old, this was not what I was expecting when I started to not feel that great for the last couple of months, that I would now be HIV+. I didn't understand why poeple would ever post on a forum, but after a couple of weeks I am certainly... Read more »
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feeling tired all the time

Dear Dr. Bob- I've been feeling tired all the time and fear that I may have contracted HIV. How far inside one's anus would precum have to travel before it could be absorbed? Could precum like that even transmit the virus being exposed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Feeling tired all the time (resubmitted from the fatigue and anemia forum)

Dear Dr. Bob- I've been feeling tired all the time and fear that I may have contracted HIV. How far inside one's anus would precum have to travel before it could be absorbed? Could precum like that even transmit the virus being exposed to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,". . . is it still frottage if the head of the penis goes in just a bit????" Hmmm . . . generally speaking, I'd have to say if the penis goes "in," it goes in, and therefore no longer qualifies for the formal frottage... Read more »

TIRED OF FEELING TIRED

Hello, my name is Rob and i am hep c+ and hiv+, i am constantly tired all the time and my labs for anemia are coming back fine, but yet my energy level is zero. I am undectable and my cd4 is around the 411 range, i have talked with my ID doc about...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Rob,The most common side effect of HCV is fatigue. You may be feeling that from the HCV. You should discuss treating the HCV with your MD. Many people feel better when treating the HCV despite the side effects of interferon. Good luck! DTD... Read more »

False postives

I am normally very health conscious, exercise regularly, eat well, and almost never feel ill, get colds, etc. About a month ago I began feeling extremely tired all the time and had a weird skin sensitivity all over my chest, abdomen, and upper back....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your situation is a bit confusing and obviously still evolving. I agree your decisions to have unprotected sex were not wise and no, I will not "save my remark about that" because this is an HIV information forum dedicated to HIV... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thirty Percent of HIV-Postive Women in New York Get "Late" Diagnosis

New York state health officials say that approximately 30 percent of the state's women who are newly diagnosed with HIV receive an AIDS diagnosis at the same time or soon after their initial diagnosis. According to New York State Commissioner of... Read more »
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Avoiding Tired Old AIDS Queen Syndrome

Over the past couple of years I've seen this easily recognizable biohazard symbol ... ... appear in some unexpected places -- like the bodies of other gay men. Including gay porn performers ... Treasure Island Media's Ethan... Read more »
Heidi Nass

Making HIV Trials Work for Women and Adolescent Girls

Day 5: Wednesday Heidi Nass -->So, I'm starting to get the conference fatigue that happens at these kinds of intense, overwhelming meetings. I'm a little surprised I can still see straight, as it feels like my eyes have rolled back into my... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Dealing With Fatigue

By itself, fatigue is not a "disease." When persistent and severe, however, fatigue (feeling tired all the time, lacking stamina, having too little energy to do things) can disrupt one's life, interfering with daily activities, socializing, or... Read more »