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I'm Always Feeling Sick Could It Be Hiv

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Feeling Sick and Being Well or Feeling Well and Getting Sick

Can how one feels predict the results of the next set of labs?It is common to find people who feel well and then turn out to have very low CD4 counts.This is true both on and off therapy.It would be useful to see what differences might be found...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unfortunately, with HIV disease how one feels does not necessarily predict viral load or CD4 cell counts. This is true both on and off therapy.Yes, there are "clinical" signs of potential disease progression (immune deterioration),... Read more »

Sick of feeling sick

Dr. Bob, I beg of you, Please, Please answer my question!! I performed oral sex on a man 14 months... Read more »

Feeling sick

I am HIV positive. My cd4 count is 375 and my viral load is low. Why do I still feel sick?... Read more »
Articles
Body Positive

HIV Hypochondria "Am I going crazy or am I really getting sick?"

I tested HIV-positive one year ago. My problem is that I feel very tired and stressed out and I think every minute, "O.K. this is it, I now have AIDS!" I go to the doctor all the time and the appointments always end in the same way. This is how... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: Tips to Help With Morning Sickness or Drug-Associated Nausea

Eat smaller meals and snack more frequently rather than eating just a few larger meals. Try to eat more bland foods. Avoid foods that are spicy, greasy or strong smelling. Leave some dry crackers by your bed. Eat one or two before you get up in... Read more »
TheBody.com

An HIV-Anniversary ER Trip During Sick Season

Brooke Davidoff Four years ago on Jan. 8 I was diagnosed ; yesterday Myles my three year old and I spent a good two-plus hours in an emergency room waiting room waiting to see what was going on with my husband Keanen. Keanen has been sick since... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

In Sickness and in Health

If you listen to enough people talk about what happened at their latest doctor's appointment, you start to get the sense that there's a bunch of patients and physicians out there who could really use some couples counseling. Even the language sounds... Read more »
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I feel sick..

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I feel sick to my stomach. I've got so much on my mind it isn't even funny. This new company that came in, wants us to make a decision to go with them on the 28th. On top of that is of course the HIV test. I have to wait til July 2nd for the result.... Read more »

I feel sick to my stomach and haven't eaten in day

Posted by jackiec, 2 Replies
i feel so sick to my stomach. i needed to write you all to get your advice. i know i sound pathetic. i had unprotected sex and then 3 days later my lymph nodes swelled up in my neck and it seemed like my throat hurt but it didn;t really seem like a... Read more »

What's the point...... sick of being sick

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I think I have lost my desire to keep fighting this disease. I am always tired and the meds make me sick.

My viral load is 30k and my cd4's are around 300... but I am just tired of it. I have was diagnosed in 97 and started feeling ill around the... Read more »

just got sick found out hiv + at 50

Posted by mike817, 4 Replies
my life is upside down I was just in the hospital for two weeks had tested neg two years ago now positive and my world is upside down. I started meds and I have little knowledge as to what I am going to experience over the coming months years. At 50... Read more »