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Is Dizziness A Symptom Of AIDS

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Dizziness Time Frame

Dr. Holodniy, I have read most of the information contained in this site regarding HIV Symptoms. I am specifically interested the symptoms around seroconversion time. I have seen that Dizziness is a possible symptom of HIV. At what point would...
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
It would be early and part of a multitude of symptoms, not an isolated event.MH... Read more »

dizziness/light headedness/ disoriented

I have been HIV+ for at least 16 years, I suspect for as long as 24. I have been on a slew of regimens. In the past year I have been on the new formulation of Kaletra, Virmune and Truvada. Also Lisipronel for High Blood Pressure. I have had a...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Hi Jeff,The only antiretroviral drug associated with the symptoms you describe is Sustiva. Although viramune (nevirapine) is in the same class it has not been associated with these symptoms. My first reaction to your situation is to look for other... Read more »

headaches and dizziness

I am a 50 year old female who has had HIV for 20 years. Within the last year I have begun experiencing frequent severe headaches, and extreme dizziness as well as balance problems. I have had MRIs, cat scans, even a lumbar puncture and nothing is...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
Generally there are symptoms that occur in persons with HIV that may not have anything at all to do with "the disease". For example, Meniere's disease which commonly affects people as they age, may have some of the same symptoms you... Read more »

recent blackout/fuzziness/dizzy spells

A (secretive) relation is hiv positive and taking truvada (and two other medications for the last 9 months)on an ongoing basis but has had a blackout lasting about 5 seconds in the middle of the street 4 days ago. She also has been experiencing...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Blackouts/dizzispells warrant clinic evaluation. Those symptoms often would be due to non-HIV issues such as low blood sugar levels, low blood pressure, severe fatigue (ie from sleep problems), epilepsy, side effects of non-HIV medications,... Read more »
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Anyone went directly to aids defining symptoms?

Posted by Brickwall, 2 Replies
Is there anyone that went directly from infection to aids defining symptoms?

I had a severe primary infection 3 weeks after risk, then it has stayed/got worse now 20 weeks..

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aids symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am a 17 year old male and am very worryied and scared i havent went and got my self tested for aids because i am scared. I also cant think who i could have cuahgt this from if infact i do have it because i have had protected sex, i do know... Read more »

symptoms of AIDS!!

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Any one help me Symptoms of AIDS..

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After AIDS symptoms?

Posted by TRmom, 2 Replies
This may seem silly coming from someone who has lived with HIV for 3 years, but here goes. My husband had a cd4=3 when diagnosed. no need to say how sick he was. I am also pos but my count was very good. He did very well on fortavase and... Read more »