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Waking Up With Aching Pains And Hiv Positive

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Are these aches and pains normal?

My partner found out about six months ago that he is HIV pos. He also has a mild hernia in his vertebra; L3,L4, and L5. He is on pain medications for this because about three months ago the pain became unbearable, but he is also suffering from pain...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Several rheumatologic conditions may be more common in HIV+ persons though most pain as you describe has little to do with HIV and more to do with local non-HIV factors like nerve compression or joint/tendon conditions. Evaluation by a... Read more »

New aches and pains..

I tested positive in '96 but probably have been infected since '89. At one point I had... Read more »

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I wrote into you a couple of months ago, requesting some help with the fatigue and body aches that... Read more »
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Body Aches....Jackie Please Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Now what does everyone mean when they say body conjuction with ARS.....does it mean like a little stiffness.....or reall pain shooting throughout your body.....I am very I get stiff at this the same thing.....I am... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is a aching jaw a sign of anything related to HIV/ARS. Please answer this question for you. I have to know. Thank you. Read more »

slight aches and pains back again

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I had a possible exposure about 7 months ago. After that, I developed aches and pains all over my body as well as tiny red spots on both of my thighs. My stomach had a really "sour" feeling for about a week and I went to the doctor. I didn't... Read more »

Need help, Will i be HIV Positive.

Posted by Jackson8811, 2 Replies
So there is my story in short. I had sex with a street walking sex worker. A condom was used.. She gave me oral sex and then we had short vaginal sex. I noticed small sores on her lip after the sex and i also found a small abrasion in my pubic... Read more »