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If I Have Ars Will I Have Achy Balls

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Austria: Vienna's Life Ball Takes Flight With Angels, Flying Horses

Saturday night's Life Ball in Vienna's City Hall attracted 40,000 people and raised a record $10 million for AIDS research. The party's decorations, as well as the costumes of many revelers, were in line with the theme "Spread the Wings of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: World Cup Final Ball Raises $74,000 in Auction

A soccer ball used during the World Cup final match between Spain and the Netherlands fetched $74,000 in an eBay online auction Friday, and the money will help fight HIV/AIDS. Spain beat the Dutch 1-0 on July 11 in Johannesburg to win its first... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Austria: Whoopi Goldberg Guest Star at AIDS Charity Life Ball

This year's Life Ball in Vienna is being held on July 17 in conjunction with the 18th International AIDS Conference, which takes place there July 18-23. Organizer Gery Keszler has announced that actress Whoopi Goldberg will be the guest of honor at... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Dr. Bob, do I have a snow ball chance in hell?

2 min unprotected sex with a girl. Not sure of her status. Shes 20. I got scared and stopped. 4 days later, felt like something caught in my throat. 7 days later, white tounge, I worked it a bit and got it fairly clean.10 days later, felt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Snowball's chance???? Hell yes!!!!Ninety percent of your day is spent on thinking about your odds??? Dude, you need a new hobby. How about macram or Suduko?Thanks for saving my fingers form having to retype the estimated risk statistics... Read more »

ARS Symptoms

Do the symptoms of ARS come and go in a short span. for example having a body ache for two days and then a week later having body ache for a day? or do they stay constant? thanks ...
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
Does not sound consistent with ARS. MH... Read more »

Feel like my body is seizing up with deep achiness/soreness

I feel like i've been beat up or something...have achy soreness in shoulders down arms in knees and entire legs. Especially upper body but, hips and legs too. I recently stopped and restarted vioxx. I take videx ec, kaletra, and zerit for...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I do not know what your muscle aches are due to. You may just be coming down with a seasonal viral infection. If it persists, see your doctor. Good luck!... Read more »

extreme fatigue and achiness

I have been Hiv + for @ 8-10 yrs, last CD4 count 451, VL undet.<50 for over 2 yrs. I am currently on Sustiva, epivir, and zerit. Have been on this regimen for close to 2 yrs...Recently I have been experiencing extemely sore and achy neck, legs,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would make sure your lactic acid level is OK (Soon!) as well as your liver enzymes, hemoglobin, and muscle enzymes (looking for med side effects). If all of those are OK then checking some hormone levels (testosterone, thyroid) might be a good... Read more »
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ARS Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can ARS symptoms last more than a week or two? Could it go on for a few months? I've been having muscle aches, night sweats and swollen glands for the past few months but I haven't gotten to courage to go for a test yet. Unfortunately back in... Read more »

ars symptoms at 13 weeks ???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
please answer.. i have tested hiv- at 7weeks.. but now at 13 weeks later i had a cold.. with aches in my legs..the aches have lingerd on for over a week now.. i am stressed and think i have every symtom imaginalbe.. can i have ars at 13 weeks.. and... Read more »

Achy Joints from my meds......

Posted by harcase116, 4 Replies
I would like to know what would be the best thing for me to deal with my achy joints, I take Atripla don't have too much side effects from it just the ache joints! I have been taking over the counter pain medicines but it has not help ! Read more »

ARS now?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had unprotected sex (no anal) with an unknown status female 6 months ago .... i now have what my doctor says is Molluscum Contagiosum on the inside of my elbow .... now i am questioning about my sexual acts from now until then? was i wearing a... Read more »