|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
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