|Is Diaherrea life long for HIV person
Aug 15, 2010
Inspite of taking the medicine and hom remedis the Diaherrea problem is not sloved.Is problem will be life long for thr HIVinfected person and what is solution for it.Please help..thanks.
| Response from Dr. Henry
Chronic loose stools are fairly common in the general population but more common in HIV+ persons. A work up for a cause is recommended to see if there is a specific explanation (such as parasite or other infection, lactose or gluten intolerance), colitis, a side effect to a medication). The majority of HIV+ persons do not experience chronic diarrhea due to HIV or to meds and for persons who have chronic diarrhea for many a specific cause can be identified or reasonable symptomatic treatment can be offered. KH
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