Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014
   
Ask the Experts About

Managing Side Effects of HIV TreatmentManaging Side Effects of HIV Treatment
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Reply to diarrhea in am
Mar 23, 2007

I had that problem. and I got checked by a gastrologist. It turns out I had giardia. That might be the case. Here is my question for the expert, I am HIV positive, does that increase my risks for obtaining giardia?

Response from Dr. Henry

Giardiasis can be transmitted through anal intercourse so some HIV+ persons may be at increased risk (generally transmitted through hand to mouth transfer of cysts from feces of an infected person). Giardiais can be more severe in HIV+ persons. KH



Previous
SKIN SPOTS THAT SCALE
Next
Androgel armpit bumps

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement