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Dealing With Reflux And Hiv

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Does reflux Esophagitis means HIV +?

HI DrDoes reflux Esophagitis means HIV +? i had an endoscopy done and have been diagnosed with it. i have had risky exposures all protected though. wondering if refulx esophagitis means hiv or hiv induced esophagitis is called Candida esophagits....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to HIV disease.Candida esophagitis (a totally different condition caused by a fungal overgrowth) can be associated with HIV/AIDS in some cases. A biopsy will not determine if your problem is HIV related. The only way to know if you are HIV... Read more »

Acid Reflux & HIV Meds

Help!!! I have been informed by my PCP, Gastro & case manager that GERD is known to be long term... Read more »

treating reflux v. HIV medication

Hello Doctor, greetings from AfricaPositive since 99, now on second regime from Nov.05:... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...beans, broccoli, and vegetable skins. Over the counter or prescription drugs may also be used to relieve gas. Heartburn (acid reflux) causes a burning sensation in your chest. It has nothing to do with your heart! It can happen when your stomach... Read more »
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Reyataz

...and at least 10 hours after Pepcid, Zantac, or Axid. Reyataz should be taken two hours before or one hour after antacids (Rolaids, Tums, and Mylanta). Do not take with rifampin, Camptosar (irinotecan), Versed (midazolam), Halcion, ergot... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...sustiva gave me horrible nightmares and daytime delusions. All of the meds made me seriously nauseous and led to chronic acid reflux disorder. I read over the years that doctors were concerned that the HIV meds would lead to disorders of the... Read more »

She gets her results Tuesday

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
...she just blew up and hung up on me. Im not having problems with my sore throat anymore which the doctor said was from acid reflux. Can it just go awy likt that? Read more »

so what is it?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
...really expect an answer to my subject question. i just read in one of "notanonymous"'s posts that his symptoms included acid reflux. is acid reflux connected to hiv? i tested neg at 90 days after unprotected vaginal sex (i am a female, so i am... Read more »

Acute signs?

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
...Dr about a 2 weeks ago and got tested everything was negative. They told me my sore throat and white coating was from acid reflux because I have excessive burbing and a past of throwing up. A day after my results. I had diarrhea that last... Read more »