Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Why HIV Cause Tiredness

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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
...or exhaustion) is related to anemia. If so, it's then equally important to determine what is the cause of the anemia. If it's HIV-related anemia of chronic disease or AZT-induced anemia, then the treatment of choice would be Procrit. Procrit... 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 »

Tiredness follow-up

Dr. Bob, Good news! I finally broke the magic number of 200 as far as t-cells and vl is still... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Anemia? Anemia and HIV What Causes Anemia? Diagnosis and Treatment Taking Care of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Lactic Acidosis? Lactic acidosis can develop when your cells make too much lactic acid orwhen your liver isn't working properly. HIV drugs in the nucleoside reversetranscriptase inhibitor (NRTI) class can sometimes cause these problems: ... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

...transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Abacavir sulfate, lamivudine, and zidovudine are approved individually by the FDA for the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Is tiredness a symptom?

Posted by James1941, 5 Replies
...Tested HIV+ in Sept 2005, contracted it in March or April 2005 (I think) regular monitoring, still no medication, readings holding steady. 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 »

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 »

HIV Symtptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...thighs. I'm serously freaked out. I've gone to meet a doc and he told me I need to wait for 3 months before I can do a test on HIV as I won't be able to know before that. I also do have tiredness. which I'm not sure is caused by the virus or... Read more »