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...changes and metaboliccomplications. This is sometimes called lipodystrophy syndrome. Body Shape Changes Changes in the way your body looks are caused by fat loss or build up. Fat loss may happen in the: Arms and leg
s (fat loss may cause bulging veins in the arms and leg
s) Buttocks Face (sunken cheeks) Fat build up may happen in the: Stomach Breasts Back of the neck ("buffalo hump") Round...
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Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had (which turned out to be Lyme disease). I hope you can help with this one, as well. And I believe the specific facts of my "case" will help others and...
...your current concerns:1. White blood cells recruited to the site of herpes sores or blisters may increase susceptibility to HIV
and facility HIV
transmission. This is primarily a problem of an HIV
-negative person with active herpetic lesions... Read more »
Hi Doc.Had a encounter with women 7 years ago.we had shower together and unprotected oral sex on me.After 2-3 days had a burning sensation in the penis and while urinating.i went to the doc after 2 weeks and he diagonesed it as a urethrites.He gave...
...Hello,Insertive oral sex carries only a very minimal risk for acquiring HIV
. Urethritis, which can be caused by a number of different bacteria, is quite easy to contract via oral sex.Your occasional canker Read more »
Hello Doctor: I have been HIV + since July of 2004 and have been on Epzicom and Susitva since September with wonderous results! Here is my problem: I have always experienced lower back pain usually 1 week before my period and then it usually...
...physician for a referral to an orthopedist or neurosurgeon who specializes in back problems; it does not appear that this is HIV
related; JLS. Read more »
Hello Doctor: I have been HIV + since July of 2004 and have been on Epzicom and Susitva since September with wondrous results! Here is my problem: I have always experienced lower back pain usually 1 week before my period and then it usually stops....
I am gald your antivirals are working well for you...I am sorry to hear about your back pain. On the face of it, none of your medications are significantly associated with such symptoms, especially if they are so localized. I would begin by... Read more »
...the belly, or round lumps that appear under the skin(lipomas) Lipoatrophy: Loss of subcutaneous fat in the arms, leg
s, butt, or face(sunken cheeks) Blood fat and sugar changes (metabolic problems) ... Read more »
...Unusual muscle pain Trouble breathing Stomach pain with nausea and vomiting Cold sensation, especially in your arms and leg
s Dizzy or lightheaded Fast or irregular heartbeat Hepatoxicity (serious liver problem), with hepatomegaly... Read more »
...your doctor. The symptoms of lipodystrophy can vary from person to person. Some have fat loss, usually in the face, arms or leg
s ( lipoatrophy ). Others have fat gain, particularly on the neck or around the breasts or abdomen ( lipohypertrophy... Read more »
...muscle pain Trouble breathing Stomach pain with nausea and vomiting Cold sensation, especially in your arms and leg
s Dizzy or lightheaded Fast or irregular heartbeat Hepatoxicity (serious liver problem), with... Read more »
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...count, etc. Again all tests NEG and the T-Cells are normal (1000-ish) Last few weeks have gone by.... * Have had some kidney/lower back pain
in the last few days * Still wake up feeling numb in body * about 6 hours of sensitivity on tip of... Read more »
...done and it doesn't show anything. My HIV
doc just set up an orthopedic consult. I am taking pain meds for my back and my leg
pain, but the meds are not even coming close to helping releive the pain in my hip. I could sure use some help, if... Read more »
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...I always have pain somewhere every day, which can crop up anywhere but mostly leg
s, toes, fingers and arms, I have also had lower back pain
constantly for the last 3 months 7 weeks prickly burning sore sensation in leg
s still present today I... Read more »