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Is Joint Inflammation A Symptom Of Hiv

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multiple body inflammations after starting hiv and tb treatment

Hi,I just restared therapy after 5 years from meds break, its been thirty days now since I restarted, and I am having some severe side effects, that have landed me in an emergenency room once for shingles, and now if my chest pains gets any worse...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I am sorry to hear about all your symptoms. I think what you are experiencing in your left arm is post shingles neuralgia (also known as post herpetic neuralgia). Unfortunately there are very few effective treatments for this condition. The... Read more »

I need your more than 20 years experience ..( 500$ donation ) ..

Dear Dr. Bob ,Really i need you , I need your more than 20 years experience as specialist in the field of HIV ..please help me , 500$ is ready for your organization I am writing to you since one year but I cant get your even one word reply I am a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Lebanese Worrier,Your exposure was "unprotected sex without penetration for more than 45 minutes???" Without penetration??? What exactly were you doing? Playing Naked Twister? Oh, never mind. With or without penetration doesn't matter in your... Read more »

possible early symptom?

Hi Ryan-Great forum you got here. Keep up the good work. Anyway a quick question. Would arthritis (in the hands) be a possible indication of early HIV infection? Have you heard of anything like this before? Thanks for your time.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...infection most often manifests in this "flu-like" manner.You need to see a doctor to get a diagnosis of arthritis (which means joint inflammation). It's possible that you could experience joint and muscle aches (arthralgia/myalgia), similar to... Read more »

Early HIV Visual Changes (Revised)

Dr. Feinberg, Thank you for posting my viewpoint a few weeks ago. I have since done more research and have subsequently revised my hypothesis.OBSERVATION: A large percentage of recently infected HIV patients develop cobweb-type floaters.PROBABLE...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I have not seen acutely or recently-infected individuals who have complained about floaters. In general, I don't think it's accurate to say that floaters are common in early HIV infection. I have not seen floaters listed as a typical symptom of... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

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Selzentry

Common Name: maraviroc (formerly UK-427,857) Brand Name: Selzentry Class: CCR5 antagonist (a type of entry inhibitor) Standard dose: without food, with no food restrictions. The recommended dose varies depending on other... Read more »
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Viramune

Common Name: nevirapine Brand Name: Viramune Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs, or non-nukes) Standard dose: One 200 mg tablet daily for two weeks, then full dose... Read more »
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Aptivus

Common Name: tipranavir (TPV) Brand Name: Aptivus Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: Two 250 mg capsules with two 100 mg capsules of Norvir, both twice daily. Must be taken with Norvir. Oral solution available;... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
To Everyone Worried about ARS and Seroconversion ------------------------------------------------ Technically ARS and seroconversion are not the same thing. ARS = Acute Retroviral Syndrome, sometimes called Acute Viral Syndrome, or Primary Vital... Read more »

Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »