Aug 23, 2013
Dear Dr, I recently known that i was HIV +, My CD4 count is 236, I havent started medication, Since 6 months I am suffering from Diarrhea, few days in a month suffering from diarrhea and other days stool with constipation and burning sensation. please suggest medicines for chronic diarrhea. And please suggest me the better place for HIV treatment in Southern India.
| Response from Dr. Henry
You dont mention what your current HIV regimen is, your current CD4 count, other medications, other medical conditions. For persistent diarrhea stool analysis is important to determine if an infection is present. Alternating loose stools and hard stools and burning can be due to many non-HIV related problems such as irritable bowel syndrome, food intolerance (ie lactose or gluten), gall bladder disease, and many other conditions. A medical evaluation is recommended. I would ask a local community based AIDS organization who they recommend in your area of India as a user friendly experienced HIV doctor. KH
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