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Is A Burning Feeling A Sign Of Hiv

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Depression and HIV

Treatment for Depression Depression can be treated with lifestyle changes, alternative therapies, and/or with medications. Many medications and therapies for depression can interfere with your HIV treatment. Your health care provider can help you select the therapy or combination of therapies most appropriate for you. Do not try to self-medicate with alcohol or illegal drugs as these can increase depression and create additional problems. ...
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Eyes burning and losing all hair - feel fried

I been HIV+ for about 10 years. I've been taking low dose Naltrexone for nine years and never had any OI's to speak of. Started taking AZT, 3TC, Abacavir 3 years ago when my viral load reached 40,000. I also added testosterone when my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Certainly indinavir can result in dry lips, skin, nail, and hair problems. I would consider switching to another protease inhibitor perhaps low dose ritonavir with amprenavir (100 or 200 mg ritonavir = 600 mg amprenavir twice a day) or Kaletra (low... Read more »

Is it common to have burning feeling on legs?

Been positive from last 3 years on no medication except some multivitamin. I developed a strange feeling(burning, cold? ) on by both leg(shin) with deep pain. some time i do feel such burning feeling on my skin of arms. It is persistent from last 2...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It sounds to me like you may have neuropathy, although this should have been seen with the nerve conduction study. It is reasonably common to have neuropathy associated with HIV, but neuropathy can occur in a number of different disease states... Read more »

Signs of HIV?

Well I read all of the questions asked by other people, and I know I should just go ahead and get tested...BUT, about 7 months ago I had unprotected sex with this guy (I am female) and since then I've experienced these weird symptoms. I just...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
These symptoms are most likely anxiety or normal reactions(lots of people get runny noses with spicy food, including myself). There is no substitute for knowledge, and eating your heart out over every little twitch you experience isn't making... Read more »

Doctor said Regular Blood Tests would show Signs of HIV Infection

Hello Dr.I wanted to tell you what an amazing job you do. You are such a good person who deserves all the respect in the world!My question to you is that, I had a fairly low risk exposure back in october: received unprotected oral and had protected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Ryan,Your HIV risk is minimal at best. Unprotected oral carries a very low risk and "protected" vaginal sex is protected if the latex condom was used properly and did not fail.Your symptoms are not worrisome for HIV ARS. That they... Read more »
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Signs of HIV

Posted by Jill89, 1 Reply
I have head aches and my gland or lymph nodes always swollen up? It was a year a ago I had sex but are these signs of HIV? Read more »

nodule on Parotid Papillae early sign of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello people,

First i'd like to say that The Body is a great site and i think it has many visitors from outside the US. So do i from Holland.

I'm suffering whith the following problem:

In august 2001 I have had protected oral and latex protected... Read more »

Burning and needle pics

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hey all,

I feel like I am HIV scared to test. Had anal sex 6 weeks ago, do not know the person, and 2weeks after had dull aches in arm pits and pain in the groin....that went away after 2 flu no fever....but horrible headaches.
f... Read more »

is chapped lips a sign of hiv infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had a high risk encounter and a few weeks after got really cracked chapped lips.I happened to have other symptoms as well just curious cause I haven't heard much about it being a symptom. Read more »