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Is Having Lower Back Pains A Early Sign Of Hiv

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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Osteonecrosis Osteonecrosis causes pain in the joints, usually in the hip area. At first the pain might only occur when you put weight on the joint. In more severe cases the pain could be constant. An MRI scan can spot early stages. X-rays and other scans can detect advanced osteonecrosis. Diet and Healthy Bones Even though you cannot control some of the things that lead to bone disease, you can control your diet. The mineral...
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Severe Lower Back Pain associated w/ Neupogen Injections

Dear Dr. Salisbury,I am a 33 yr. old Mexican/Italian male w/ HIV and Karposis Sarcoma. Between Doxil infusions I must inject myself with Neupogen daily. I had my second dose of Neupogen, yesterday evening, around 6pm. It's 4am, the very next...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
Hi, Yes the pain you are experiencing is usually associated with the neupogen injections. It is often referred to as "bone Pain". Pain management can be difficult. Usually tylenol or advil are used initially. If no relief, you should contact... Read more »

Lower back pain since Atripla

Hello. I am an hiv+ & hbv+ 25y.o. male. I started atripla a month ago because my liver functions were fairly high. my hiv status was pretty healthy, with cd4 at 450 & vl at 16k.since i started taking atripla, the hep b symptoms that i was...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...pain is very common in the general population and is most often due to muscle,ligament, nerve, disc types of problems. Your HIV provider needs to be informed of your concern so that he/she can properly evaluate. KH Read more »

low back pain/bleeding after sex

I had quite a bit of sex last weekend. This week am having mid month bleeding and lower back and abdominal pain. Have been hiv+ since 2004 and have never experienced this. Could this be cancer and will a pelvic ultrasound be able to reveal a dx?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Could it be a sexually transmitted disease? You may have caught something that is causing your pain and bleeding. I recommend you head to an STD clinic to be checked.DW Read more »

Are my Symptoms a sign of early HIV infection

Hi, I recently posted a question on this site about my risk of catching HIV. My post was responded and it told me I had ZERO-Risk! However, I'm still a little worried and want to know if the symptoms I'm suffering from are HIV related. My ZERO- RISK...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stopped and threw the bottle away. I also immediatly stopped pleasuring myself anally. I'm not sure that my dads cousins have AIDS, but they are promiscuous and I don't believe I had any tears in my rectum or anus. However, 3- 4 days before this... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...least one other opportunistic infection (OI). Routine blood tests from people with low CD4+ cell counts can detect MAC at an early stage when it can be treated fairly easily. Drugs can also be used to prevent MAC disease in people with low CD4+... Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...applaud your successes. References Highleyman, L. (2002). Peripheral Neuropathy. Bulletin of ExperimentalTreatments for AIDS: Retrieved July 2003 from www.thebody.com/sfaf/winter02/pn.html Venkat K. and Florian P. (2005). Neurological... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...Hi; I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom Read more »

Need to shake this feeling, please help

Posted by Anxietyridden, 2 Replies
...base of my penis and rubbed the tip vigerously after fingering herself. I have been having some symptoms that are scaring me.. Lower back pain, dizziness and blurred vision, itchy on head and neck, swollen lymph nodes in neck, fatigued. Am i at... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Worried over nothing? I hope...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...outside of the occasional loose stool and dairy products no longer cause me pain. My main worry is that I may have contracted HIV through my three unprotected episodes although I have no symptoms (yes I know, you can not go on symptoms alone)... Read more »