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muscle spasms and other symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone one know if muscle spasms are associated with HIV infection. About 3 months ago I recieved unprotected sex from someone whom I now believe may have been HIV pos. About 7 days later I had a sore throat, fever, excessive daytime sweating,... Read more »

Headaches, Night Sweats & Muscle/Joint Pain

Posted by Client9, 2 Replies
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muscle & joint pain

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I am seeking help. 10 days after having sex, I am feeling muscles and joints pain here and there.It generally appears for a couple of minutes. This is the only symptom I have. I know that ARS usually appears during the 3d week so my questions... Read more »

muscle & joint pain

Posted by ElGringo, 1 Reply
Just wondering if anyone else has probs with joint disease or muscle wasting? I didn't have much of an issue til about 3 yrs ago & the cartilidge in my joints started withering away. Did the usual xrays etc & short of joint replacement, only... Read more »

muscle spasm/tremors/shaking/tremble/jerking

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone here has such symptoms????? really appreciate your advise. Read more »
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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 spasms

HiAbout one year ago I started getting pains in my neck and lower back (I had history of less severe problems in both areas before.) I was diagnosed as pos in March 2003 (tested neg in March 2002). Starting last year (before I knew my pos...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
It sounds like your pains are probably not related to HIV or the medications since they predate both the meds and HIV (at least to some degree). Neck and back pain are both so common it is difficult to link these symptoms to HIV infection in... Read more »

Your Response to Inquiry "Truvada / Isentress and Muscle Stiffness / Joint Pain" on 1/25/2010

In your response you asked anyone else experiencing similar symptoms to post. I have been taking HIV medications for a little over 3 years now. 45 days ago I moved from Truvada+Lexiva to Truvada+Isentress. I have noticed significant stiffening in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks-that feedback is hugely useful!! Thanks for sharing-others are invited as well. KH... Read more »

joint/muscle pain

I have been on HIV medication for about a year. Approximately four months after starting this medication, I started developing a lot of joint pain, and then muscle pain, as well. This is mostly at the ankles, knees, hips and elbows. I discussed...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
It is quite clear that muscle and join pains can occur in people who start on therapy. This is more common with drugs such as zidovudine, the non-nucleoside drugs (nevirapine and efavirenz) and, to some, extent, the protease inhibitors (Kaletra and... Read more »
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