Key Learning Points

• Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a retrovirus which causes serious disease by progressive damage to the immune system of the human host.

• Antiretroviral treatment can result in long-term restoration of immune function. However, the therapeutic decisions inherent in antiretroviral therapy are complex, so such therapy must be managed by HIV clinicians.

• HIV/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is associated with pain in a number of different contexts.

• Antiretroviral treatments are liable to interactions with other medications, so due diligence is required when prescribing analgesics and other drugs.

• Both HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy can be complicated by predominantly small fiber polyneuropathies, which are sometimes a cause of neuropathic pain.

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