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Leg Cramps And Hepatitis

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Severe feet and leg cramps at night

I've read some of the answers about the question of leg cramping as I too, have been experiencing leg cramping for quite a few years and they are becoming progressively, unbearably worse. I have been on Sustiva and Epzicom for many years,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You are in uncharted territory with long term use of HIV meds in setting of long term HIV infection and numerous other health problems and polypharmacy. Leg cramps can be due to arterial/venous insufficiency so a thorough vascular may be helpful.... Read more »

leg cramps and enlarged belly

my husband has had aids for 4years. now he is having server cramps in his legs at night. and his... Read more »

severe leg cramping

i started atripla about 1 yyr ago .for the last month or so i have been experencing severe leg and... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

The ABC's of Hepatitis

I've decided to devote this month's column to the various forms of hepatitis because I get more and more questions about them from the participants of my safer sex workshops. And that's good, because in the midst of all our fears and frenzy about... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Glossary Acute infection: with hepatitis C, this refers to the first six months after infection. Albumin: a protein made by the liver that carries drugs, hormones, and waste through the bloodstream, and helps maintain fluid levels within the... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Viral Hepatitis and HIV

Hepatitis B What Is Hepatitis B and How Is It Transmitted? Hepatitis B is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). HBV is a noncytopathic virus, meaning that it does not cause direct damage to liver cells. Instead, it is the immune system's... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Natural History of Hepatitis C

Acute infection (0-6 months) Chronic infection (6+ months) End stage liver disease Factors that accelerate hepatitis C progression Hepatitis C and your liver What does your liver do? How does hepatitis C damage your liver? ... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is a Rash on the face and back along with burning in the legs and shoulders associated with any of the Hep a.c.d.? in otherwords are the nerve endings affected to produce a feeling of chills [without fever] ?

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leg pain

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Has anyone experienced severe leg pain. My legs ache really bad only at night. Feel really heavy and ache. If so, what can I do about it.

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Incredible leg pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello i tested negative after 3 months and some more days. But the fear of hiv still inside me. Its been almost 6 months since that negative test, and since almost 4 months ago I developed a terrible, terrible, terrible leg pain in yes, just one... Read more »

Burning feeling at anles and lower leg.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone. Is a mild burning sensation, almost like a trace of sunburn on the ankles and lower leg, a possible symtom for me at 6 weeks out from the encounter in question? Other than athelete's feet and a lot of stress, this is the only symptom.... Read more »