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Dealing With Constipation When You Have Hiv

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Hemhorroids?

I found out in april that I am POZ. My numbers weren't too bad. Viral load was about about 11000 and Tcells were at 350. Doctor started me in May on Truvada, Norvir, Reyataz. Besides the yellowing of the skin the first few days, I have not had any...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...population and are not usually a direct side effect of your HIV regimen. If you are having stool abnormalities (frequent stools or constipation) due to your HIV meds that can contribute to the formation of hemorrhoids. KH Read more »

Missed 1 day of meds and 5 days when hospitalized

I can not tellyou how, but one morning I realized that I had missed the day before med's totally. I... Read more »

Anal fissure, hot tub and HIV

Hi there,My name is Damien and I recently went to a sauna. I stayed in the hot tub (which, by the... Read more »
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Depression and HIV

...diarrhea, and restlessness or anxiety. The tricyclics have more side effects than the SSRIs. They can also cause sedation, constipation, and erratic heart beat. Some health care providers also use psychostimulants , the drugs used to treat... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Norvir (Ritonavir)

...medicine called a protease inhibitor (PI). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Ritonavir was approved by the FDA on March 1, 1996, for use with other antiretroviral... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

...called protease inhibitors (PIs). PIs act by blocking protease, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Saquinavir mesylate was approved by the FDA on December 6, 1995, and saquinavir was approved by the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nutrition

...very important when you have HIV. Extra water can reduce the side effects of medications. It can help you avoid a dry mouth and constipation. Remember that drinking tea, coffee, colas, chocolate, or alcohol can actually make you lose body liquid.... Read more »
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hiv AND having a hysterestomy

Posted by debfree, 2 Replies
...I would like to know is there anyone out there that has had a hysterectomy with hiv. Is it safe and how are you doing now Read more »

STOOL CHANGES

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...IS CONSTIPATION A BOWEL CHANGE ASSOCIATED WITH HIV OR IS IT JUST THE DIAREHIA? SOMEONE PLEASE HELP. Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

hiv hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...still having symptoms having brown plaque on tongue cannot go to the mouth room severe constipation having numbness in in hands insomina sleep apnea swollen eye lids constant grumbling in stomach swollen saliva gland ears still Read more »