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Is Bruising A Sign Of HIV

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Is bruising for an HIV+ person usually a sign to start ARVS?

Hi, my fiancee has a t-cell count of 900 and viral load of 8000. Just recently she has been getting painful bruises mostly on her legs. She also reports being fatigued all of the time. She has not started on a course of anti-retroviral medicatons...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of your fiancee's painful bruising over the Internet. Her HIV specialist should be able to evaluate this problem. It's unlikely it's HIV related if she has a CD4 count of 900 and low HIV... Read more »

Low Platelets and Bruising

I was diagnosed with HIV on November 28, 2012. I was tested because my doctor was concerned that... Read more »

Bruising, legs, arms &chest

Hi Doc,Over the past two months I have had numerous bruises appear on my legs, arms and chest. They... Read more »
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bruising

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is bruising easily an early hiv symptom??? Read more »

Bruising within 5 days of exposure

Posted by Curly, 3 Replies
HAs anyone ever seen bruising within 5 days of hiv exposure? What are the main symptoms? Read more »

Bruised and confused.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if Lymphoma can start after 13 weeks of being exposed? I normally bruise easy but I am noticing bruising in places I dont remember hurting. I have bad knees and I was on my knees painting my house but now their both sore and bruised... Read more »

bruise and red bump

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have not been tested in seven years, I have had multiple sex partners in between, one of which came inside of me. He said he had been tested, but i know you cant always go by what someone says. Seven years later and I am in a serious relationship... Read more »