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Tiredness Could I Have HIV

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HIV anemia tiredness vs. exhaustion

Hello,Could you tell me the difference between HIV anemia tiredness and HIV anemia exhaustion?Thank-you....you're the best. You always make me smile.Smiley
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...help: "Man who runs in front of car gets TIRED while man who runs behind car gets EXHAUSTED." Does that help?OK, seriously, tiredness or exhaustion is just a measure of severity of fatigue. Anemia can be mild and cause only mild exercise... Read more »

Tiredness

I have had an AIDS diagnosis since 2007. I have been on Atripla since then and my viral load is... Read more »

Atripla-weight loss, tiredness

Hi,I have been taking Atripla for 3 months now. At the onset of taking Atripla I was at 186 pounds... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...anemia can be so mild that it goes unnoticed. Symptoms usually increase as anemia gets worse. Symptoms include: Severe fatigue (tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Lactic Acidosis The symptoms of lactic acidosis include: Persistent nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain Unexplained tiredness Shortness of breath Rapid breathing Enlarged or tender liver Cold or blue hands and... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...can cause a number ofproblems. These include feeling bad about how your body looks and feelingdepressed, as well as bloating, tiredness, and heart problems. Fat gain notonly affects the way people look, it can also be harmful to the health. No... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

...transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Abacavir sulfate and lamivudine are approved individually by the FDA for the treatment of HIV... Read more »
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Is tiredness a symptom?

Posted by James1941, 5 Replies
...March or April 2005 (I think) regular monitoring, still no medication, readings holding steady. What I want to know is whether tiredness is a symptom of HIV. For example, my home is fairly small but more than adequate for my needs, it takes... Read more »

How normal can ur life be with treatment?

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
im really concerned about this because i work in a grocery store which requires me to do a lot of physical work throughout the day and we are busy all the time so there's isn't really much time to rest until u clock out, i do a lot of work in walk... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Straight after it, days i had the flu/viral infection, and all the probelms that go along with viral infections-muscle aches,tiredness. But these symptoms are also the same for the Acute HIV infection which i am scared that i have got. I went to... Read more »

Is tiredness a symptom - thanks

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
Thanks to all who replied - next quarterly visit to the doctor and I will definitely bring it up with him. I don't think its depression, I believe that there is good news and bad news in most events and I prefer to concentrate on the good news. ... Read more »