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I Have Nausea Does That Mean I Have Hiv

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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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does it mean wen a person is HIV positive,there's no possibility of gaining weight

When a person is HIV positive,is there a possibility for the person to gain weight? What are the kind of food that would make an HIV patient look heathy.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...The average person who starts HIV treatment gains weight. Only those with uncontrolled HIV replication, infections, diarrhea, organ related issues, hormonal unbalance, Read more »

Nausea

How important is it to eat just before going to bed while on HAART? Recently I have been having really bad nausea in the morning when I wake up. Would this be related?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Nausea in the AM can be due to a variety of conditions (HIV related, treatment related, and non-HIV related). In order to comment in a productive manner it is inmportant to know if there Read more »

Blastocystis hominis. Do I Have HIV?

Dear Doctor:8 months ago I had an unprotected encounter with a prostitute, I have had close encounters with prositutes but everytime with a condom except that one time. Last Months (January and February 2009) I've been feeling sick, I've had nausea,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...test for Blastocystis hominis means simply you have a Blastocystis hominis infection. It does not automatically mean you have HIV! The only way to determine if you're HIV infected is to get an HIV test. You had unprotected sex with a prostitute.... Read more »

Can HIV alone cause Nausea?

I had unprotected sex with a call girl and now has all signs of HIV after 5 weeks. Terribly worried. What bothers most are: a)Nausea: esp. around meal time; b) Dizzy: this is hand-in-hand with nausea. c) headache; d) Myalgia: neck and forearms; e)...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...The sypmtoms that you describe could certainly be caused by psychological issues related to anxiety and stress. HIV infection acutely usually presents in one of several ways (it doesn't sound like you have any of these): viral syndrome (fevers, Read more »
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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... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...child. According to the World Health Organization, without antiretroviral treatment, up to 30% of babies of infected mothers get HIV. 5% to 20% more can be infected through breastfeeding. Mothers with higher viral loads are more likely to infect... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
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HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...screening so they could begin treatment early. I wrote in a letter to the editor that while the new meds allow people with HIV/AIDS to live longer, that life is by no means healthy and that avoiding HIV infection was the best course. That... Read more »

hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Why is losing weight a sympton for early hiv?? how does it make you lose weight can someone please tell me im scared that i might be hiv positive Read more »

NAUSEA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what kind of nausea do you get from HIV ? and is nausea caused by worrying about stuff i.e HIV i was freaking big time with alot of stuff basically i thought everything Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...and there are no innocent victims. HIV is a viral illness, not a tool of self destruction. I have seen thousands of folks with HIV/AIDS over the past quarter century and I can assure you none not a single one wanted to be infected. Yes, some have... Read more »