Pain in People Living with HIV

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Saowanee Songprakon


People with HIV may be suffer from pain which have a variety of causes; causes that related with HIV including opportunistic infections, treatment, and not related HIV infection but from daily life. The signs and symptoms of HIV infected pain are variety that affect both physical and psychological functions. When people who living with HIV begin to experience pain, it is important indicate that severity of HIV infected prognosis and opportunistic infections. Therefore, an understanding of pain and pain assessment for persons who living with HIV are significance. The efficacy of both subjective and objective methods for pain assessment should be learned. Subsequently, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic pain management are suitable applied for improve the better quality of life.


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