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Ways To Prevent Fatigue

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Fatigue

The Bottom Line Fatigue is a very common condition for people with HIV. Untreated fatigue can make HIV disease progress faster. It can be very difficult to figure out the cause of fatigue. Several different factors can cause the same symptoms. Blood tests can identify some causes but not others. The more information you can give your health care provider, the easier it will be to determine what is causing your fatigue and how to treat it.
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Fatigue and low energy getting in the way.

I am working full time and have recently heard that my employer is not happy with my performance. I participate in a medical study back east that has made it necessary to take a fair amount of time off on top of the fact that I am always very tired...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You need to discuss this with your doctor. It will be up to him/her to provide the necessary medical documentation to your disability carrier to demonstrate that you are disabled. Review the terms of your disability coverage carefully and discuss... Read more »

Side Effect: Fatigue, Fatigue, and more Fatigue

Ive read through the archives and Ive had some workups for potential causes of fatigue (no anemia, no hypogonadism) and remain wiped out. Im 51 years old, female and have been positive since 1988 (yup, eighty-eight). I waited through the horror of...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I would have a few remarks to make. First, it is clear to me that you are telling the truth about the symptoms that you have. The possible causes of fatigue are too numerous to list here, except to say that, in this day and age, it is unlikely... Read more »

Portuguese wohoing guy needs help on prevention issue [resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum.]

Hey doctor, hope u are doing well! your brother also.I am, as i told u i would do, taking a role on prevention here in Portugal. I got in a discussion about Viral Loads; a guy said that if someone is undetectable the HIV concetration on semen also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Portuguese Guy,There aren't a lot of good clinical studies addressing this specific question. What we do know is that in general when the plasma viral load goes down, so does the seminal fluid viral load. However, that decrease in seminal... Read more »

Safe ways of having unprotected sex preventing transmission

Hi Dr. Frascino, I have a question for you. Is it true that having unprotected sex in the shower (hot water running) and using soap helps decrease the risk of transmitting HIV. I am the top in our relationship and want to know if HIV is hard to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Well, shower sex can be hot, but without a condom, it is not safe. In fact, unprotected sex in the shower is no less risky than unprotected sex in other locations bedroom, dining room table, backseat of your car, airplane bathrooms at 33,000... Read more »
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fatigue ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
When people refer to fatigue as an ARS, is it a fatigue to the point where someone does not have any strength to carry out activities and a general feeling of weekness to the point of exhaustion or would a general feeling of always being sleepy with... Read more »

Fatigue and working 40+ hours a week

Posted by GemineyeSF, 8 Replies
Forgive me for being so specific but... is anybody around 50 years old, positive for...well at least more than a decade and still working your butt off at a very demanding job?

A lot of things kinda hit all at once for me a couple of years ago: 1) I... Read more »

Way Nervous.. Any thoughts?

Posted by nervous2008, 3 Replies
Ok. Here is the story and I would appreciate any insight.
I am 36 m, smoker, ashtma, and drink. I take advair everyday for ashtma and Lexapro for anxiety.
On Dec 15th, I had unprotected sex. On Feb 26th, 2008, I had protected sex but gave unprotected... Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »