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Low Potassium And Hiv

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Low Potassium

I don't have HIV or AIDS but I do have extreme weakness, pain in legs & feet, nausea. I have had these symptoms for 6 days and have been eating a lot of potassium in those six days. Should I be worried? How long does it take to recover from...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...These types of symptoms are noo-specific and can be caused by many, many things other than HIV. This being said, if you have been potentially exposed to HIV in the recent weeks, you should consider HIV testing with perhaps Read more »

associated symptoms

Can being diagnosed with "deathly low potassium" be associated hiv or could another illness be the... Read more »

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I will try to make this clear and short. I had cervical cancer before I was HIV positive 10 years... Read more »
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...having some problems with walking, pain in the groin area and I was wondering f this could be lymph nodes??? I am seeing my HIV doc this week and will talk to him about it but I was wondering if anyone else has had similiar problems after being... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...proving them wrong- but the effort was devastating- while he lost 40 lbs, I gained 50. He set the all-time US hospital record for low Potassium (walked in the hospital, and walked out 7 weeks later)- had 2 medical journal papers written about... Read more »