|PROMINATE YELLOW/OILY DISCHARGE IN BOWEL
May 4, 2011
Hello Dr. Henry In the last few weeks I have been dealing with liquid/yellow (like orange juice out of a can before adding water) - oily, stickey and orderless discharge. Stomach is very gasish, bloated and uncomfortable. (discharge is almost like mucus you get when your sinuses are acting up) CD4 low/ vl 32 thousand been like that for years. To look at me you would think picture of health....What's your take.... Signed 20 years pos. reyataz, norvir, viread. ziaghen, spornax, and dapsone
| Response from Dr. Henry
I would have concern about range of conditions including lactose or gluten intolerance, HIV-related infections, HIV-unrelated infections (ie c difficile), pancreatic insufficiency, malabsorption syndrome, or a side effect of one of your medications (including HIV meds). A thorough GI work-up is often advised to try and determine cause so that treatment plan can be formulated. KH
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