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Muscle And Joint Pain In Hiv

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are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, throat pain, night sweats, lymph gland pain all together only connect to hiv?

are the following symptoms: muscle pain, joint pain, sore throat, night sweats, lymph gland pain, oral thrush all together only connect to hiv? There are no other diseases it could realte to really, right?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Those symptoms are all related to HIV, and many other viruses including flu, mono and others.MH Read more »

Muscle and Joint Pain

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Musculoskeletal Disorders Are Often Associated With HIV Infection

...Other muscle diseases may result from drug-induced effects of HIV drugs, primarily azidothymidine (AZT), or direct invasion of muscle tissue by HIV. Beginning as a lung infection, TB may spread to the skeletal structure; one study showed that... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...take more than these amounts unless your health care provider tells you to. Exercise and Healthy Bones If you don't have joint pain, it is also important to exercise on a regular basis. When you exercise your muscles pull against your... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...organproblems, including liver failure), Stevens-Johnson syndrome (severe skin rashaccompanied by fever, fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, facial andtongue swelling) Special Considerations: Contact your health care... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...injection under the skin every day orevery-other-day. If the drug is stopped, the visceral fat comes back. The mainside effects are joint aches, water retention, diabetes, increased lipoatrophy,and increased blood sugar levels. Serostim is... Read more »
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muscle & joint pain

Posted by ElGringo, 1 Reply
...for years as well but has rebounded in the last 2 years to around 150,000 which for me, is good. It's the progression of the joint pain & neuropathy, burning muscle cramps that has just about put me into a pasture so to speak. I have probs... Read more »

Neurologic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Joint and muscle pains seems to be a commen neurologic symptom of ars. I was just wondering, what else besides HIV could cause these symptoms. Read more »

joint pains?

Posted by Anonymous
...First of all, are muscle and joint pains consdiered ARS?? and Second, has anyone ever heard of someone experiencing muscle and joint pains a couple of weeks after a exposure Read more »

CBC and VL -- ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Prior to testing +, would a "normal" cbc be indicative to a possible "mid-range" -- or -- is their no correlation? Also, what is deemed as chronic ARS -- in the forum's they seem to use this terminology with defining it... Thanks Read more »