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Warning Signs Of Fatigue

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Fatigue

...concentrate for as long as you used to. In severe cases, you might not feel like getting out of bed in the morning and doing your regular daily activities. Is Fatigue Important? Fatigue is one of two main ways the body warns you about a problem. The other warning is pain. Most of us pay attention to pain, and stop whatever causes us pain. We don't pay as much attention to fatigue. One reason might be that fatigue sneaks up on us: it...
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Fatigue

First, thank you so much for your time and expertise -- I've been reading your posts and your outlook on living with HIV has really lifted my spirits!A couple of questions:1. Is it normal to feel this fatigued this early on?I recently (May) was in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...be able to identify and specifically treat the underlying conditions that are draining your energy batteries. As for the CDC warning related to jalapeo peppers, this is due to an outbreak of salmonella that has been traced back to contaminated... Read more »

Is it fatigue from HIV or Depression?

I found out I was poz last December after getting a mild flu that turned into Strep pneumonia. Prior to that I was rarely sick--not a cold or anything. I'm 33 yrs old. This year my numbers have been CD-4 as high as 1,100 and 800 last check. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Fatigue and anhedonia (loss of interest or pleasure in activities you once enjoyed) are classic symptoms of depression. Experiencing Read more »

Lactic acidosis

I am a carer of an a boy living with HIV/AIDS who is now 19 years and he is now on ATRIPLA. The doctor warned me of lactic acidosis. Kindly let me know about the warning signs of lactic acidosis, because I have read that it can be fatal if not...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...(<<< 1%) so that ordinarily is not much of a concern. Symptoms of lactic acidosis are non-specific and can include increasing fatigue, muscle aching, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, weight loss and signs of live problems. KH Read more »

Feeling tired all the time (resubmitted from the fatigue and anemia forum)

Dear Dr. Bob- I've been feeling tired all the time and fear that I may have contracted HIV. How far inside one's anus would precum have to travel before it could be absorbed? Could precum like that even transmit the virus being exposed to air. I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...however, it sounds as though your exposure was extremely brief and therefore your HIV risk, essentially negligible. Also, "feeling tired all the time" as an isolated symptom, is not indicative of HIV ARS. I do not believe HIV is your problem.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tibotec, FDA Update Warning Label on HIV Drug's Risk of Severe Skin Reaction

... Tibotec Therapeutics, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, "has strengthened a warning about serious skin reactions in patients treated with the company's HIV drug Intelence," the FDA and the company said on Wednesday, Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...health care provider immediately if you experience a bad rash or a rash together with any of the following symptoms: fever, lack of energy, excessive tiredness, muscle or joint pain, blisters, blisters in the mouth, and pink eye. Liver... Read more »
Project Inform

New Warning of Serious Intelence Side Effect

... In August 2009, the FDA announced an updated side effect warning for Intelence (etravirine), the newest approved NNRTI. This comes after reports of severe allergic reactions, usually occurring Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Warning on Body Building Products Marketed as Containing Steroids or Steroid-Like Substances

...affected by FDA's advisory. On July 28, 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public health advisory warning consumers to stop using any body building products that are represented to contain steroids or steroid-like... Read more »
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Fatigue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what this term entails, i'm guessing it is different from feeling tired after a days activities? Also does ARS possible entail fatigue? and if so approx. how long would it take to wear off? Read more »

tired and fatigue

Posted by Anonymous
...How does being tired and fatigued involve HIV ? and when does these two weird acts start to take effect on your life when you contract the virus ? Read more »

fatigue

Posted by planonstaying, 7 Replies
...i was recently diagnosed and am still waiting for bloodwork I got the test because of fatigue issues i have been having. most other stuff had been eliminated and I knew I was at risk=/ I am going to ask the specialist Read more »

Extreme fatigue and severe night sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Hi everyone, the protease inhibitors are not working for me, I have extreme fatigue and night sweats, I would do anything to have some energy back into my life, any ideas about any over the counter herbs or other Read more »