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Stiff Neck Hiv
Persistent thrush, fever, tender lymphnodes, stiff neck for 1 year, hiv negative. What other causes??
Immunodeficiency: You should have a proper investigation into the causes of these symptoms, in order to understand the disease and thereby best target the treatment. Great you're HIV negative, but I would want you to be tested for other diseases. Best to try and see a specialist in Infectious Diseases who can help direct the work-up. I recommend to call your primary MD today to get this referral set up. ...Read more
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Is a 12th day Negative on HIV 1 RNA test considered reliable (enough for me to not worry for a while). What are the chances of HIV 2? I still have symptoms like swollen neck lymph node and stiff neck
Swollen nodes, sore thrt 18 days, mono strep neg, HIV after low expos RNA tested at 17 days neg, headache, stiff neck, random burning spots what else?
Mononucleosis: Is a viral infection causing fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph nodes. Home remedies: drink plenty of water, gargle with warm salt water or mouthwash to ease a sore throat, get plenty of rest and relax. Use Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain and fever. The symptoms may linger for 4-6 weeks. ...Read more
5days ago I gave a blow job & now I started feeling sick bones are sore, stiff neck, fever, sore throat, shaking, sweating at night, bumps on tongue. Culture showed strep. Can it really be hiv? Or of it was hiv the culture wouldn't show strep
Heat & exercises: Without more information, it is not possible to try to determine the cause of your pain. Would recommend trying an otc NSAID along with stretching exercises. If the pain persists then you need to see your pcp. ...Read more
Fever and stiff neck, difficulty turning my head. Came on pretty suddenly and haven't had this stiffness before. Thoughts?
what are some remedies for stiffness? I currently have a stiff neck, ankle and knee from a combination of working out and looking down at my textbook
Hot water: Definitely! The Japanese knew about this centuries ago - hence their tradition of onsen. A hot bath or shower will do wonders! Of course rest and stretching of tired muscles even with some massage thrown in can do wonders. Best to 'listen' to your body... Pain is the language it uses to tell you 'stop doing' this or that. It helps to pay attention sometimes. Now I recommend taking it easy. ...Read more
Tmj (no jaw joint damage on X-ray) -ear symptoms for over a yr-going. Now stiffness in front of ear+ stiff neck and fluttering in head. Will this go?
Classic TMJ signs: You may have an expansion of the muscular component of your TMJ condition. See a neurouscular dentist with extensive TMJ training. ...Read more
I had unprotected sex a cpuple weeks agonow I have swollenLymphNodes, fever, neck stiffness, andstrep throat could it be early hiv or all from strep?
Let me help you: Perform range-of-motion and strengthening exercises while pain symptoms are present, move on to low-stress exercises (e.g. Walking, swimming or cycling) after pain symptoms have improved (typically two to four weeks), avoid heavy lifting, strenuous exercise and uncomfortable positions, use medication as directed maintain normal activity, consult your doctor. Good luck. Thank you. ...Read more
Stiff enck causes: There are several muscles in the neck area and the ligaments over the cervical spine and the neck stiffness can be from any of these. The cervcial spine has discs and probelms wiht the disc themselves can cause the muscles around the neck to go into spasm as well. Auto accidents can cause this form the sudden jolt to the soine and the neck and upper back muscles. See you doc if it persists. ...Read more
See below: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. All of these can cause stiffness and/or pain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more
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Anti-inflammatory: You may want to try applying moist heat to your neck 2-3 times per day and start a short course of anti-inflammatory such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Make sure you have a good lumbar support if you sit in a chair several hours per day. This will help with posture and will reduce stress on the neck. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks or worsens I recommend seeing your doctor. ...Read more
See below: Neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. All of these can cause stiffness and/or pain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (Advil, Aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more
Neck pain: You cannot basically "get rid of stiff neck pain." stiff neck pain is typically associated with arthritis and degenerative spine disease. Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication can alleviate neck pain. Avoiding heavy lifting or strenuous physical/work activities are also important in preventing neck injury. ...Read more
Several: Good back health in terms of correct postures & mechanics related to lifting. Exercise on a regular basis, good sleeping habits & weight control are a few things that can help. Job satisfaction is important. If a smoker, stop as this increases rate of spine degeneration. Local heat applications, stretching exercises under a hot shower, otc medication as needed. Avoid prolonged positioning ...Read more
Try several things: Most just get better with time but heat applications, gentle stretching while taking a hot shower, avoiding prolonged positioning as well as restricting some aggravating activities can help. Using a small pillow instead of several or one large one as well as usingtylenol or anti-inflammatories like Naproxen or ibuprophen can help as long as no Aspirin allergy, ulcer hx or use of blood thinners. ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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