|hard enlarged stomach
Apr 28, 2010
is there any way to reduce this I have been on different HIV drugs for 10 years
| Response from Dr. Henry
establishing cause of enlarged stomach (ie is it intrabdominal fat asa seen on CT scan) is important to formulate treatment recommendations. Intra-abdominal fat can be a challenge to manage. Switching to more fat friendly HIV drugs may help some patients. Diet and exercise mayhelp. If the cause is stomach irritation/gas and not fat then a work up for good intolerance (such as milk or gluten) and infection (such as H pylori) may be helpful. Often no easy answer or treatment. KH
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