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Is Aching A Sign Of AIDS

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Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some studies, HIV-positive women were twice as likely as men to be depressed (this is also seen in...
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HIV worries and Aches

I was tested negative with PCR not too long ago; now I experienced some tingling around my arms and fingers (not sore or anything). I was wondering if extreme stress would sometime cause these situations?Thank you for your time...
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
Stress can create all sorts of havoc from stomach pains, headaches, eye twitching, muscle twitching or tingling. If things persist you should see your doctor.MH Read more »

Muscle Aching and HIV

Dear Doc. Bob,Im writing to you from Italy (so, please, excuse me if my Englishs not always correct). I see youve got an Italian surname any parents around here (I live in Milan)?Ill explain my problem: due to an incredible amount of stress, which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Neapolitans. (We have better pizza, but you have better shopping!)Regarding your questions:1.Protected oral sex poses no risk for HIV transmission.2.Your calf muscle pain is not related to HIV.3.I see no need for HIV testing.4.Yes, your only real... Read more »

Muscle aches - HIV induced???

Upon further research I think your answer was not entirely correct. It seems HIV itself can cause Myopathy and Myalgia with elevated creatine kinase.http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic86.htm"Peripheral neuropathies are common in patients infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Welcome back to the forum. First off, yes, there is an HIV-associated myopathy as well as an AZT-associated myopathy, both of which are associated with elevated CPKs. The symptoms can Read more »

Muscle aches - HIV induced???

Hey Doc what can I do? I am constantly tired but mostly achy. Not on any meds yet as I have good counts. I have had 4 tests in the last year or so that show elevated CPK. But doctor keeps telling me not to exercise before tests, I haven't yet....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...affairs. However, it's important to realize appropriate and effective treatment is intimately linked to appropriate diagnosis. HIV itself in general would not be a common cause of chronic muscle discomfort and elevated CPK. So what should you... Read more »
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JawACHES

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is a aching jaw a sign of anything related to HIV/ARS. Please answer this question for you. I have to know. Thank you. Read more »

Muscles Aches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have such muscles aches in these two areas. How common is it to have muscle aches in these areas and not be infected with hiv? I have never experienced anything like this before. If my lymph nodes weren' so swollen I would be so worried. I am... Read more »

slight body aches

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...months, but right now, about 11 months after the incident, I have slight body aches (my neck, legs, back, feet). Do you think HIV could casue these slight aches? I'm not stressed out or worried or anything, so I know this is not a mental thing.... Read more »

slight aches and pains back again

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...those body aches came back again, although not as bad. Anyone know what could be the cause. Should I still be concerned for HIV? Could body aches occur in people infected with HIV at 7 months? Read more »