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Dealing With Reflux When You Are Hiv Positive

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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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »