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Is Fatigue An Early Sign Of HIV

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Chronic fatigue and HIV (CAUSES OF HIV-ASSOCIATED FATIGUE, 2010) (PROVIGIL, 2010)

I tested poz Jan. 97 and have been and remain "HIV+ asyptomatic". However, as time has progressed, as I've aged (I'm 46 years old now), and as I've had to add medications to my HIV meds for HIV and HIV medication side effects (e.g., Nexium, TriCor,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...undetectable till last month just a blip so my Doc changed my meds to Epzicom so we will see how that works. I have experienced extreme fatigue for the last year. On Thyroid meds, Cortisol level is normal, also prescribed Lexapro 20mg for about... Read more »

Fatigue without meds??

Hi.. firstly thanks for all your great info! this whole site is amazingly helpful and i... Read more »

Q's on ARS Fatigue

Hi Dr. Bob,First let me say I'm just enjoying your responses to some of the questions in here. I... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...faster than a test for antibodies alone. Risk of Immune Damage Some people think that there's not much harm done in the early stages of HIV infection. They believe that any damage to their immune system will be cured by taking antiretroviral... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...drive Thoughts of self-harm or suicide Difficulty making decisions or concentrating Changes in sleep patterns Fatigue or loss of energy Some of the early signs of depression can be similar to those of HIV, making depression harder to... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...fatigue Symptoms typically occur when glucose levels have gotten very high. If you are diagnosed while diabetes is in its early stages, you may not have any symptoms. Glucose Tests Since there are not always obvious symptoms of diabetes,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

A Comprehensive Look at HIV-Related Fatigue

...overall quality of life. Fatigue, also known as asthenia or prostration, is an unusual and prolonged tiredness, exhaustion, or lack of energy. It often develops slowly and worsens over time. Fatigue may be intermittent or chronic. Chronic... Read more »
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fatigue

Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
...i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist Read more »

Anxiety and symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...find was ITP (idiopathic immune thrombocytopenic purpura). It fit exactly and is very common in HIV infected people in the early stages. Now I was convinced. So I went to the doctor out of shear panic. He looked at it. Said it was probably... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...be enlarged for more than 3 months. Other symptoms often experienced months to years before the onset of AIDS include * Lack of energy * Weight loss * Frequent fevers and sweats * Persistent or frequent yeast infections (oral or... Read more »

Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How would fatigue due to early HIV infection affect a person? Would one have no energy to engage in daily activities, active sports? Feel tired and sleep a lot Read more »