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Can You Die From Gastrointestinal Problems

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gastrointestinal problems with ratonavir &Saquinavir

Dr Gallant, Is there anything you know of, that can be taken or done for the gastrointestinal problems caused from ratonavirand saquinavir combo.? I am refering to the stomach cramps and extreme flatulance. I am taking 3 phaysyme tablets a dayand I...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
My experience with ritonavir is that people either seem to get diarrhea or flatulence. (In other words, you either suffer yourself, or you let everyone else suffer for you.) For some of my patients with the latter problem, simethicone (which is... Read more »

Gastrointestinal problems

Dr. Wohl,Last July I took a treatment break after being on meds for two years. With stable t-cells... Read more »

upper gastrointestinal tract condition

Hello NP, I present a question that is worthy of your professional medical interpretation and... Read more »
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Gastrointestinal Problems and HIV

Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms -- diarrhea, nausea, and stomach pain -- are among the most common problems that affect people with HIV. These symptoms can be challenging to sort out, as they can occur as side effects of HIV therapy and due to GI... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Democratic Republic of Congo: Patients Die Before Drugs Arrive

Access to health care is a problem in the Democratic Republic of Congo, scarred by years of ethnic strife and civil war. In the western part of the country -- where fighting between Congolese forces and the Mai Mai militia forced 200,000 villagers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bangladeshi Children Who Lose Mothers More Likely to Die, Lancet Study Finds

Children in Bangladesh whose mothers died "had about a 24 percent chance of making it to age 10," while children with mothers had an 89 percent chance of surviving, according to a Lancet study published on Friday, the Associated Press reports. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Romanian Parents Claim AIDS Children Dying Due to Shortage of Drugs

Shortages of drugs and the poverty of their families have led to the death of dozens of HIV-infected children this year in Romania, a national association of parents' organizations said Wednesday. The National Union for People with AIDS, which... Read more »
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Tired of condemnation of those dying or have died

Posted by Anonymous
It has taken me five years to finally stand up to anyone who
has said or says "I should be quiet, don't cause a scene, etc."

Well, I'm no longer able to be quiet, sorry if it embarrasses my family and friends, my church, my pastor, my religion,... Read more »

I'm going to die if I don't get help please.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had unprotected sex 3 times with a male who I believe is pos.
contracted std turned into pid within a months time. It's been 4 months now and I'm either dieing or killing myself from not eating and stress. I have swollen lymph nodes in my groin for 1... Read more »

My brother died from aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My brother died from aids in 1993 so I want to help anyone I can. If you have hiv or aids or if your loved one does I want to talk to you. My web sites are:
WWW.LETSTALKABOUTAIDS.HOMESTEAD.COM/TALK.HTML
WWW.GEOCITIES.COM/NANNY_ANN_2000/INDEX.HTML
Hope... Read more »

The experience of a partner dying...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
5 years ago, my partner of 9 years died of AIDS. The experience
of taking care of him through his illness changed my life. I
decided to help other gay men pass through the process of dying
from AIDS. I knew that I could help, and be there for them
wi... Read more »