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Can Hiv Be Digested

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HIV meds and your diet

Does the hiv meds effect the way your body digest food?
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...have no data on what happens after long term undetectable HIV viral load. Some other studies have shown a possible lack of full digestion of fats, which may cause loose stools in some. A small study showed that some of us may not be able to... Read more »

Digestive Enzymes

Dear Nelson, hi.I am writing from Italy and I am 41yo. I am on Viramune/Truvada regimen since 2004.... Read more »

digestive problem

My son is on Kaletra and combivir. He just had an endoscopy and after fasting for 12 hrs. still... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Not-for-Profit Organization to Raise Money for HIV/AIDS Research Through Music

...called "Musicaids ... Life Thru Music" will hold a benefit concert Monday to launch the group and its fundraising drive for HIV/AIDS research and education, the Los Angeles Times reports. Proceeds from the benefit, titled "Songs for a New... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Diarrhea

...diarrhea. Diarrhea is sometimes caused by an infection in the stomach or intestines. It can also be caused by an inability to digest milk products (lactose intolerance), by problems with the pancreas, or by emotional stress. Bacteria, parasites,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

... What Is Azithromycin? Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Azithromycin Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Azithromycin Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...clarithromycin with a full glass of water. What Are the Side Effects? The side effects of clarithromycin mostly affect the digestive system. They include diarrhea, nausea, heartburn and pain in the abdomen. Some people get headaches or rash.... Read more »
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Stomach problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Today at work i was trembling and sweating for about an hour. I dont know whats going on and i hope im not a late bloomer for hiv infection. Your response is needed. Read more »

What's up with me?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...strep, so she put me on a week of a strong antibiotic. I took the stuff, and the lumps stayed. The antibiotic really messed up my digestion too, and I had diarreah for like two weeks and lost around 10 pounds. The weight was mostly muscle mass... Read more »

John-Manuel Andriote

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...anybody who has "just tested positive" AND for anybody who has EVER tested positive, this account/annoucement from long-time HIV/AIDS reporter/writer John-Manuel Andriote may be of great interest. I tested positive six years ago but I am not... Read more »

Weird Situation...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...something was done to my food. I checked it over, and it appeared to be okay. Needless to say, what are my chances of contracting HIV if one of the cooks came in my food and I ate it? I have a habit of biting the sides of my cheeks, so I know... Read more »