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Mar 7, 2006

i have been hiv for over 10 yrs now , i have a fatty liver n have gone thu almost every test u can think of , i have the worst diarhea in the world , i go about 10 times aday , i eat all day for the most part ,but with in 5 mins im in the bathroom again, my stomache is 3 times the size it should be . what can i do about all this ,all i do for the most part is cry cause it hurts so bad to go anymore, i bleed everytime now from wipin my ass so much . please help me ot find out what i can do to stop all this. we have tried everything i take 8 imodium's aday n still nothing fiber as well please help me


Response from Dr. Henry

I assume you have had a thorough GI work-up including looking for pancreatic insufficiency, lactose intolerance, gluten sensitivity, infections, inflammatory bowel disease? Sandostatin injections helps some patients with intractable diarrhea as can some forms of opium or other strong narcotics. KH

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