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An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...Less serious side effects of this medicine include canker sores; ear discharge or ear swelling; redness of skin; sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips, tongue, or inside the mouth; swollen and painful spots on neck, armpit, or groin; and unusually warm skin. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. Drug and Food Interactions A doctor should be notified of any other medications being taken,...
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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 »

Are my symptoms related to HIV?

Dr. Dezube, for the pasts weeks I have had swollen lymph nodes on my neck and groin area, I also experinced a continous headache for few days and had like a ulcer type on my pubic area I have been feeling joint pains,and muscle pain experienced a...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Nothing short of an HIV test will get you the answer to your question. You need to know. Knowledge is power. Please surf Ryan Kull's forum on this website ( for more information related to testing. The symptoms you describe can be... Read more »

Dr. Bob and my wife still rock! Heres a MAXI WOOHOO!

Hi Dr. Bob,To refresh your memory, I have attached my original post below.Just got my 12-week HIV 1/2, p24 ELISA back. Negative! WOOHOO! Fear of having contracted HIV is gone from my mind. I totally trust my results and I am ready to move on, not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Prague Guy!Congratulations and WOO-HOO! Ill bet following such a major WOO-HOO, you (and your wife) are ready for some major WOOPIEEEEEE!Thanks for the "private" part of your message, and yes, Ill definitely take you up on that next time I... Read more »

Br. Bob, you and my wife both rock! Please post!

Hi Dr. Bob,Yes, you do indeed ROCK! And yes, my wife indeed ROCKS, too! Both of you deserve a big hug and kiss for being great human beings!Sorry for the long, boring message, but it would be really appreciated if you can read, post and reply to it....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your kind comments. Ill certainly try to keep on "Rockin on"! Yes, I agree with your doctor. The "vast majority" of people, if HIV-positive, will have detectable antibodies by the 6th week. However, please note we didnt say, "all;"... 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 »

An Overview of Tesamorelin

...legs, or feet Diarrhea with fever and dehydration Loss of mobility Congestive heart failure Rash at the injection site Joint pain Swelling Tesamorelin may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...(including, but not limited to, severe rash or rash accompanied by fever, malaise (general ill feeling), fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, oral lesions, conjunctivitis, facial edema [swelling], hepatitis, and eosinophilia [increased... 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 »
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What's happening to me?!?

Posted by Houstondude, 2 Replies
...exposure. I had a rapid oral and rapid blood test done, both came back negative. I am now at week 5 and still have fatigue, some joint pain, and swollen lymph nodes in my neck, armpits, chest, and groin. I know that the risk of getting HIV from... Read more »

please help.....from India

Posted by confused700, 1 Reply well - loss of sexdrive completely,the scalp infection has triggered once more, some rashes in the thigh area,occasional joint pain, irregular bowel movements but i hv gained weight,and mayb because of thinking over the matter my personality... Read more »

What are common symptoms of serconversion?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
When someone is seroconvering , what are the typical symptoms? tiredness? vomiting? nausea? diarrhea? Do you feel like your body is going crazy on you? 1000 different pains here and there or ??????? Any input from the Pro's would be... Read more »

Lymph Swelling - Need Expert

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...high risk person. I've had various symptoms that concerned me all occured within 2 months of the incident. I noticed some pain in my joints and muscles over the last 3 weeks. I know most ARS symptoms occur after 3 weeks. 1) Is it possible... Read more »