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Is Painful Urination An Ars Symptom

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Pain while urinating on Viread

I recently started Viread and noticed my urine was very yellow,and also experienced some pain while urinating. Is this one of the side effects.
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
It's not one of the side effects that has been reported. If it recurs it is not likely to be related to the Viread and you should see your doctor for an evaluation since you may have a urinary tract infection. Read more »

Joint pain/Urination problems/Rising VL

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i have a problem

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some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I had a very risky unprotected exposure about a week and a half ago. Shortly after I experienced a discharge and pain during urination. I main concern is HIV. About 7-8 days later I started to feel very slugish with a bit of a sore throat. ... Read more »

8 days...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...recently had unprotected sex with a prostitute in Argentina. (I know Im an idiot) About 3 days later I experienced drainage and painful urination. The day I had the sympotoms I started taking Penicillin. I just got home, and have been feeling... Read more »

Any comment on this?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...became really sick sorethroat, oral thrush in one spot on my gumline, an oral ulcer,fever blister, and genital ulceration. Also painful urination and some fever. The doctor just looked at me and said it was herpes and the thrush was from the... Read more »

U know it (Am I infected?)

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I know a definite answer can only be obtained after doing the test. I am in a month window now and I am going to get tested. I had sex with a hooker and I used condoms but she performed oral sex on me and i fingered her for like a minute. I do not... Read more »