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I Have Heartburn Does That Mean I Have Aids

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum,
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Hi Dr. Henry....I have read your article regarding this matter however, I do have one concern. My current cocktail consists of Viread, Videx(@250mg) and Isentress. I occasionally get very severe heartburn even though I try to avoid the "trigger"...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Though heartburn can be linked to pancreatitis often due to other condition (including s such as use of certain irritating drugs (ie aspirin or Read more »

Massive heartburn

I am 32 year old male HIV positive for 7 years and have persistent and sometimes severe heartburn. I find that when it occurs there is a burning in my oesophagus as well as pain around my general heart area and dizziness and lightheadedness. I am...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...cause of heartburn and treatable). Strong anti-acid drugs such as H2-blcokers or proton pump inhibitors can be used with your HIV regimen. Although one of your current HIV meds could be contributing (such as the tenofovir in the Truvada) I am... Read more »

Vitamin supplements

What vitamins can take I take with truvada, norivir, reyataz?I will be honest i do not eat very healthy and really dont eat a whole lot (im 5'5" and 143) so im not skinny by any means. I am looking for vitamins to help me in maintaining my health. ...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...results, but some people may experience side effects. I am listing some resources at the end of this article. Also call your local AIDS Service Organizations to see if they have any support groups for stress or smoke cessation.You can take a... Read more »

Thank You Words - Nigerian Student 2011

Thanks for the prompt reply Dr. Bob. Your words have definitely given me the reassurance that I need to make it through the next two weeks even though I plan on testing again tomorrow before my appointment. This will make it exactly 11 weeks since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for everything and continue the great work.Regards, Nigerian StudentResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello Nigerian Student,Negative HIV tests out to 10 weeks are extremely encouraging. It's now extremely unlikely that you could be HIV infected.I can't... Read more »
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chances of 12 weeks negative turning into positive

Posted by kitten1970, 4 Replies
...on the book. I am currently under anxiety medication to control my panic attacks and anxiety. My GP said not to worry about HIV since my 12 weeks resuts are very reassuring. Why do I continue to experience all these symptoms all the way to 41/2... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »

so what is it?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
...question. i just read in one of "notanonymous"'s posts that his symptoms included acid reflux. is acid reflux connected to hiv? i tested neg at 90 days after unprotected vaginal sex (i am a female, so i am SO at risk), but i have had... Read more »

can anyone shine some light on this??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and has this burning feeling most all the time also have trouble reaching and keeping an erection,could any of these signs be hiv infection? has anyone ever heard of these being the only symptom, any help will be greatly appreciated, thanks... Read more »