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The Well Project

Cancers

... Table of Contents What is Cancer? Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) Lymphoma Cervical Cancer Conclusion What is Cancer? Cancer refers to the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of certain cells that can interfere with normal body functions. Cancer can spread (metastasize) from where it originates to other
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Anemia, Swollen Lymph Nodes and Muscle Cramps

I've been on ART for one year. The first 90 days I was on Atripla. I became extremely ill and was out from work for nearly 3 weeks. My doc switched me off the Atripla and after one more combination change, I'm now on Epzicom and Isentress. When...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...numerous vitamin/iron defiiencies and chronic illness, blood loss, hemolysis) such a targeted anemia work-up is recommended. Muscle cramps are common in the general population and have also not be common with your current regimen( occur... Read more »

Cramps and Muscle Pain

Dear Dr HOver the last 18 months, since testing positive and starting treaments, I have been experiencing quite severe muscle cramps in my lower legs. On a weekly basis, some times more, I'm woken during the night and the resulting pain in the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I assume you have no evidence for an electrolyte imbalance or kidney problems. The AZT in Combivir can cause muscle damage (checking muscle enzyme levels can be useful) and in my experience it can hinder muscle recovery from exercise in a small... Read more »

Chronic muscle cramps

I have and continue to be very active in sports. I have played many sports for about 15 years now. After every game, for 15 years now, I have experienced muscle cramping all over my body. I drink lots of water and eat healthy. I don't understand why...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Are you taking blood pressure medications like a diuretic? They can make you dehydrated and also lose potasium and calcium, two minerals needed for proper nerve functioning.If not, I would have your doctor check your blood levels of calcium,... Read more »

Muscle cramps and stiffness

I have been experiencing muscle stiffness, soreness and cramps for about a month. My HIV medications have not changed in 6 months, but other medications have been added by different doctors. Currently Im taking Epzicom + Reyataz + Norvir; also...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The protease inhibitors you are taking can increase the levels of the Effexor and Seroquel leading to increased risk for side effects-some anticholingergic side effects can include bladder dysfunction. A general health evaluation including checking... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Mitochondrial Toxicity

...can look for the following signs of lactic acidosis: Nausea Vomiting Severe fatigue Recent weight loss Rapid, deep breathing Cramps, muscle aches and numbness or tingling Muscle weakness that rapidly gets worse Lactic acidosis can be fatal.... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...80 anal cancer cases per 100,000 people. Anal cancer is caused by the same strains of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer in women. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection. 2 There are over 100 different types... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...examined under a microscope. The cells are examined for abnormalities that may indicate abnormal cell changes, such as dysplasia or cervical cancer. In 2009 the FDA approved two tests that use the sample collected by a Pap test. These tests look... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Being Happy

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Who ever said living was easy wasnt very realistic. And Im not trying to sound bitter. Living is simply THE EXPERIENCE and those who still have the chance must seek for meaning rather than just keep complaining all the time. Ive been reading some... Read more »

weird and cannot explain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...onto her nipple. i worry that this one incident has passed the virus to her. my exposure is a one time high risk unprotected vaginal sex.its difficult to put it down just on anxiety although i must admit that was a really stressful period. but my... Read more »