HIV and Chronic Pain

Pain is a common issue for patients with HIV. The severity of pain can vary depending on the stage of HIV infection.
Some common HIV-related pain conditions include:
  • Neuropathy
  • Headaches
  • Stomach Pain
Some causes of the pain include:
  • Inflammation caused by the infection
  • Weakened immunity
  • Complications caused by poorly managed HIV
  • Side effects of HIV medications
Pain caused by HIV can be treatable, though it often goes untreated and unreported.

Be sure to work with you provider to find the right treatment plan for your pain.

To learn more about HIV, please visit the following links:
Health and Human Services