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Bloating & HIV

Bloatng and signifcant weight gain. I am male, age 47, 5'-11", 175lbs now up to 200lbs, bloating, distended abdomen, HIV Positive 1998, now on Complera, 12 years undetectible, 400-600 CD4, NEVER Aids. Test done: bloodwork OK, stool...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Might be worth getting an adbominal CT scan to assess amount and location of intraabdominal fat and to look for other pathology. Time with HIV, low CD4 counts, genetics, HIV medications, and life style can all contribute to increaed abdominal fat... Read more »

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bloating and weight gain after meds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After starting meds within three months I gained 25lbs. and my stomach seemed to stay bloated and belching became uncontrolable. I was really worried for a while. I started taking anti-gas pills with every dose of medication and started watching my... Read more »

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Posted by ann666, 1 Reply
I have been having weird symptoms ever since I had sex with this guy. I have been bloating in my legs, under my arms and my breasts and neck. No fever, no night sweats.

The whole experience was awful... it was a guy I used to see over a year ago, he... Read more »

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