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Is Aching A Symptom Of HIV

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The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...sheet called AIDS Defining Conditions ) A CD4 cell count of 200 cells or less (a normal CD4 count is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands, muscle aches, or rash. Some people do not notice the symptoms because the symptoms are mild, or...
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Body Aches For A Month

Hello Dr. Bob, I have written you before, but know that you can only answer a selected few. I cannot make a donation at this time (just graduated from college and paying off those dreaded student loans that your best friend Bush keeps raising the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off your symptoms "I hurt all over and it switches from place to place. I also have sharp pains in the soles of my hands and palms of my feet" are not consistent with HIV-associated distal sensory polyneuropathy, nor are they... Read more »

Body Aches

Hello Dr. Bob, I had a low risk heterosexual encounter (mutual masturbation, unprotected oral sex, and protected sex) about 2 months ago with a stranger who claims she always uses protection. About 5 weeks ago, I started experiencing body aches...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV risk is minimal at best. Your symptoms are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV ARS or seroconversion. Your negative HIV tests to date are encouraging. A three-month test will give you a conclusive answer.I agree a neurology... 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
Buon Giorno Amico!My roots are a bit further south than Milan. We are 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... Read more »

IS THIS HIV SYMPTOM?

hello. the sore or burning or aching sensation at my upper back (spinal or lung area) after having unsafe sex w/ a woman on the following day... a symptom of HIV??? pls comment.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...That is not a symptom of HIV infection. KH Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

... has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems... Read more »
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Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...symptom of heart disease is angina or chest pain. If you have angina you will feel discomfort. It may be a heaviness, pressure, aching, burning, fullness, squeezing, or painful feeling in the chest. Sometimes angina and chest pain can be mistaken... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had unprotected sex with some one who is high risk. Straight after it, days i had the flu/viral infection, and all the probelms that go along with viral infections-muscle aches,tiredness. But these symptoms are also the same for the Acute HIV... Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Im 17 from england, and had unprotected sex with some one who is high risk. Straight after it, days i had the flu/viral infection, and all the probelms that go along with viral infections-muscle aches,tiredness. But these symptoms are also the same... Read more »

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 »

a small question please

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a small question hoping to find a clear answer for it: assuming that aching muscles is a HIV symptom .... can someone characterise it ... i mean how can we differ it from another muscular disturbance .... in other words what do Read more »