I Feel Dizzy Am I Infected With Hiv

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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...Symptoms include: Severe fatigue (tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and HIV Anemia has always been a problem for HIV-positive people. Although the rate of serious anemia has dropped since people started using HIV drug...
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After Hip Replacement surgery and feeling ill.

Question to The Body of evening of Saturday, April 10, 2010, 9:52pm.I had hip replacement surgery on March 3 2010. I am HIV positive and have had an AIDS diagnosis since October of 1994. I have been infected since approximately 1982. It is now 5 1/2...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...and addressing any other conditions (diabetes, cardiac) can all be important for recovery besides maintaining good control of HIV infection. KH Read more »

I feel like I AM DYING

Dr.Bob I am havig trouble breathing, have severe bowel problems for weeks and have had nausea and dizziness. I am an alcoholic and am taking combivir and sustiva. I also have depression and am taking zoloft. I need advice
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sorry, there is very little I can offer over the Internet other than to advise you to contact your HIV specialist without delay. A thorough evaluation for opportunistic infections and drug side effects/toxicities is warranted. I Read more »

Feel awful

Dear Dr. Frascino, Recently started new job in healthcare. I feel sicker than some of the patients. Wake up tired, sometimes dizzy and lightheaded to some dgree or another all day. Sometimes sweat and feel faint. I think BP could be to blame since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...asymptomatic and when it does produce symptoms, they are not what you describe. There are a variety of potential underlying causes of HIV-associated fatigue, ranging from anemia to depression and from hormonal imbalances to occult infections.... Read more »

HIV or Epstein Barr

Dear doctor, I have enlarged lymph nodes all over my body since April 1998, following an exposure in February, also 1998. There are many small nodes the size of beans. The ones in my axilla and groin are tender and the ones inside my thighs,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...With negative HIV tests a year after exposure, you do not have HIV infection. Not sure how you ruled out lymphoma, unless a lymph node biopsy was Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...red blood cells. It carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Anemia causes fatigue, shortness of breath and dizziness. People with anemia don't feel as good as people with a normal level of HGB. They find it harder to work. This... Read more »

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...medicines are called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Emtricitabine and tenofovir DF are approved... Read more »

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...pain and weakness, trouble breathing, stomach pain with nausea or vomiting, feeling of cold (especially in the arms and legs), dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeat, yellowing of skin, dark-colored urine, light-colored stools, or loss of... Read more »
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