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I Have Indigestion Does That Mean I Have Aids

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Heart Disease Basics Symptoms of Heart Disease/Attack Risk Factors for Heart Disease HIV and Heart Disease Reducing the Risk for Heart Disease Taking Care of Yourself Heart Disease Basics Many women do not believe they are as at risk for heart attacks as men, but they are. Women make up nearly half
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Shingles=HIV ? (SHINGLES, 2009)

Hi,i'm 24 and was diagnosed w/ shingles after I developed a small circular rash on my shoulder. I got tested for HIV the same day but I feel like these are longest 2 weeks of my life. I haven't been sick nor have I had any abnormal female...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Does a routine case of shingles mean HIV??? No. A routine case of shingles means a routine case of shingles and nothing more. See below.Dr. Bobplease dr bob.. 3rd time Read more »

Can anti-biotic drugs complicate/interfere with HIV medication?

Dear Dr,I have been on HIV medication (Sustiva/Kivexa) for three years with success. I am generally fit and healthy although recently experienced tenderness and swelling in one testicle. After getting this checked out, my doctor prescribed...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...question and your kind words about the website.There are no drug-drug interactions between doxycycline or penicillin and the HIV medications you are taking. The side effects you may be experiencing may be from the doxycycline which can occur... Read more »

GERD reaction

I experience GERD to the point of heart and throat palpations real severe.I have been taking Nexium for years, no longer helps. I watch what I eat,lost 30 lbs. Also diabetic.Any suggestions on what to take?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.The only HIV medication with a significant drug-drug interaction with proton-pump inhibitors, like Nexium, is atazanavir (Reyataz). For this Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The bottom line on vitamin C and HIV is that a Vitamin C deficiency can impair some aspects of the body's immune response to all germs, including HIV. However, vitamin Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...Ritonavir, also known as Norvir, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Ritonavir was approved by the FDA on March 1,... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

...also known as Kaletra, is a type of medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Lopinavir/ritonavir in capsule and oral solution form... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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oily fatty foods causing BAD indigestion

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...Anyone got any ideas? I've been suffering terrible stomach pains, indigestion, after eating anything with even the smallest amount of fat or oil in it. Yesterday I had an endoscopy. Immediately afterwards Read more »

long term non-progressors

Posted by norvasc, 1 Reply
...the states too, the blood was genetically manipulated and no viral load was ever seen. My doctor wanted me to have another HIV test, I have been tested through out these years about eight times and all are positive, I refused. I am due for my... Read more »

stress

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Cystitis (inflammation of the bladder with possible infection). 16. Sinus infections. 17. Joint pain or swelling. 18. Acne. 19. Hives. 20. Rashes. 21. Itching skin. 22. Eczema. 23. Psoriasis. 24. Loss of sex drive. 25. Impotence. 26. Fatigue. 27.... Read more »

Help am i infected Scared MOM Did something bad

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I recently went through a divorce and was with other people of unknown. But here is my question. I have 3 high risk ativities with the men. 2 anal unprotected 1 oral unprotected. I had spent the evening drinking and was on the rebound. it just... Read more »