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Chronic Diarrhea Negative Hiv Tests

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Some other products that are usually sold to treat constipation can also help with diarrhea. These products contain "soluble" fiber that adds bulk and absorbs water. This includes products like Metamucil, Citrucel, or other products that contain psyllium. 3. Alternative Therapies for Diarrhea: Acidophilus capsules (which contain helpful bacteria) can help restore normal digestion, especially when you are taking antibiotics. Some types of...
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Unexplained Chronic Diarrhea - Start Treatment?

I developed diarrhea after a round of antibiotics for a pulled tooth in August. After this, I tested for HIV and found out I was positive - 405 Tcount and 2,900 VL. The diarrhea has continued now for three and a half months. My doctor has...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for your post.There certainly are HIV-infected individuals who suffer from chronic diarrhea in the absence of identifiable causes. Consequently, there are times when this might be an indication for starting antiretroviral therapy.... Read more »

Chronic Diarrhea 21yrs

I have been experiencing diarrhea in many different forms for the past 21yrs anything from normal but urgent to sludge like consistency slowing coming out all day to urgent colored and watery. Once it was determined I was HIV + no one looked for...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I am very sorry to hear about what you have been enduring. Sadly, diarrhea can sometimes be very difficult to manage and it is not always clear what is the cause. That said, don't give up!! You need to get all of your medical records... Read more »

Chronic Pitted Keratolysis & White coated tongue but negative tests

Dr Bob,I had an exposure four years ago and since then (amongst other numerous problems and skin conditions) had a white coated tongue, and for the past year, chronic / recurrent pitted keratolysis (this seems to clear up quickly for most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Going Nuts,"Do I think you're being paranoid??? Absolutely!Your "...'numberous' AB and DUO" negative HIV tests are definitive, conclusive, WOO-HOO-able and move-on-already-able! The evidence is overwhelming... Read more »

Follow Up: K's 14 week post exposure HIV 1/2 test (ANOTHER FLUFFERNUTTER REGAINS HIS SANITY AND TESTS HIV NEGATIVE, 2010)

Hi DR.Bob;Hope you are well. K here with you. Finally got my over 3 months post test results back..NEGATIVE!! for HIV p24 antigen and HIV-1/2 antibody! What a rollercoaster ride. I guess you were right and i was wrong!! I assume the test is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello K,WOO-HOO! Are you actually admitting I was right??? WOWZA! Well spank my butt and call me a Republican. I can hardly believe the words I'm reading! BRAVO K for believing your definitive and conclusive test results. Many folks who have... Read more »
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HIV negatives with chronic symptoms-how are you doing?

Posted by Sherezade, 2 Replies
Hi all,

I wanted to know how you guys HIV negatives with chronic symptoms are doing. For my part, I'm getting better (very slowly) but finally improving with Cymbalta 60 mg once daily. Still I have some symptoms but at least I could go and make a... Read more »

diarrhea, itching, pricking after sexual encounter without penile penetration

Posted by goodfriend, 1 Reply
50yo male, straight, theretofore healthy, more than ten years ago tested negative, one faithful female partner before and after that test . 3 weeks ago encounter with 40 yr old female of unknown HIV status, no sexual penetration, in fact did not... Read more »

SYMPTOMS AFTER 14 1/2 YRS ...TEST NEGATIVE

Posted by Anonymous
I had a risky encounter 14 1/2 yrs ago, that was followed by diarrhea in 3days, coated tongue in 3 weeks and sore throat after 8+ week. A doctor friend who screened my blood 5 months post exposure told me over the phone that i was negative which i... Read more »

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »