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Can You Get Aids From Vomit

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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, and anus. It is also called the gastrointestinal or GI tract.
Ask the Experts

A.I.D.S. in my dog

If my dog eats vomit of a person that has A.i.D.S. can they contract the virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your dog eats vomit? Ick!Despite this nasty habit, your little Toto cannot contract HIV/AIDS. Period. Remember, the "H" in HIV stands for "Human" Read more »

Anxiety causing stomachache and vomiting?

My brother was diagnosed with AIDS two years ago. Last year he also received a diagnosis of congestive heart failure. He has been very inconsistent with his medication and has been hospitalized about every 3 months due to complications from both...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
He needs a general evaluation to determine the factors contributing to his stomach ache and nausea. Certainly stress/anxiety can contribute but many other factors (including gastric reflux, H pylori infection, side effects of meds) can be active... Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...involve blood, semen, vaginal fluids, or breast milk. You don't get HIV from feces, nasal fluid, saliva, sweat, tears, urine, or vomit, unless these have blood mixed in them. You can help people with HIV eat, dress, even bathe, without becoming... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...might be HIV-positive, a much stronger antibiotic would have been called for. A day later, her conditioned worsened as she began vomiting and was turning pale. The next morning, Eliza Jane Scovill was pronounced dead at Van Nuys Hospital. The... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...attack include: Shortness of breath Heart palpitations (irregular beats) Increased heart rate Weakness Dizziness Nausea/vomiting Sweating Pain in the arms, left shoulder, neck, throat, jaw, or back As with men, women's most common... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Videx (diadanosine, ddI). Symptoms of Lactic Acidosis The symptoms of lactic acidosis include: Persistent nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain Unexplained tiredness Shortness of breath Rapid breathing Enlarged or... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...threatening. Increased lactic acid can lead to a rare but dangerous condition calledlactic acidosis. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain; feelingvery weak and tired; and shortness of breath. Be sure your health care provider... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Aptivus (Tipranavir)

...its desired anti-HIV effects, tipranavir may cause some unwanted effects. The most common side effects are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and unusual tiredness. Drug and Food Interactions A doctor should be notified of any other medications... Read more »
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vomit and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...2 weeks ago I was in a mosh pit with a guy and he vomited and a little bit got on my leg. I checked my leg and I saw no blood, but I had a little cut on my leg from 20 days ago that Read more »

weight loss?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...why do people with aids lose weight?? is it because of diahrea and vomitting or does the weight just come off? thanks Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 Replies
...My husband of 13 years has just been diagnosed with AIDS... we skipped the HIV+ part and went right to full-blown AIDS. I am scared and angry at the same time. He has battled oral thrush for over a year Read more »

HIV+....how will I know when things will get ugly?

Posted by Anonymous
...are available to forstall the eventuality of AIDS, but personally couldn't take the daily side effects (non-stop diarrhea and vomiting, disfigurement from fat displacement, etc.) So meds aren't an option for me. I would want to live an active... Read more »