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Major Symptoms Of HIV

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Loss of strengh

I have been on and off Hiv Meds for 9 years. The virus is undetectable and I have a cd4 count of 1075. I have no weight loss and work a factory job 10hrs or better a day. But I stay tired and have no muscle strengh. I have loss a lot of my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...sugar,anemia, heart function, depressioncirculation, and other issues that could contribute to fatigue. Fatigue can be seen as a major symptom in some HIV patients despite taking effective HIV meds. Your HIV meds rarely cause those symptoms but... Read more »

When to start meds?

I have been poz for 6 years and my T-cells have always been around 500 to 800 and the viral load... Read more »

how long have I been affected

i found out that I was hiv+ Feb of this year! My cd-4 count is 667 and my viral load is 657. My... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...diagnosis, such as white blood count and C-reactive protein, which indicate inflammation. The higher the levels, the more likely major inflammation is taking place. Who Is at Risk? In general, people with more severely damaged immune... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...until ART is needed. Researchers are doing more studies. Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection Starting ART is a major decision. Anyone thinking about taking ARVs should carefully consider the benefits and disadvantages. Taking ART... Read more »
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100% Sure I am infected

Posted by iknowigotit, 5 Replies
So this friday i will be told i am hiv positive. Not because it has shown up on a test(as of my last hiv test oralsure swab @ 11wk was negative). So on 02/05 I went to an HIV specialist and explained my reason for knowing i am hiv. I have all the... Read more »

No ARS symptoms = lower chance of HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'd had a risky experience earlier this month. ARS, as I understand it, appears in the majority of cases (50-70%) of HIV infection within three to six weeks of infection. I haven't noticed any flu-like symptoms. If I Read more »

Tested Negative; Major Symptoms; Comments?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...red blemishes/spots on chest, cheek, and back; (kaposi sarcoma?) 5/ general fatigue; 6/ loose stool I have read about all the symptoms of HIV again and again and again and all of the symptoms I have relate to HIV/AIDS. I mostly practiced safe... Read more »

diarrhea in hiv

Posted by anonymous123, 3 Replies
can diarrhea be the only symptom for hiv or do u have to have multiple symptoms? Read more »