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Leg An Foot Pain On Truvada

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Foot and Knee pain and swelling with truvada and sustiva

Dear Doctor,Last Friday I switched drug therapies from trizivir and viramune to truvada and sustiva. I woke up Sunday with pain and swelling in my left foot. I went to the doctor on Monday and he thinks it is gout (I'm 42 yrs. old) and has...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The timing certainly is suspicious that one of the new meds may have triggered an unusual reaction but I have not observed those meds to precipitate an immediate extremitiy inflammatory reaction like you have indured. Joint or muscle pains have... Read more »

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hiv for 15yrs , latley a lot of leg pain and trouble walking? what is this and waht are the systems... Read more »

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Vicks Vaporub Works as Treatment for Foot Fungus in HIV-Infected Individuals, Study Finds

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